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SAS Programmer
Title:SAS Programmer
Location:Hyattsville, MD
Security Clearance:Public Trust
One Federal Solution is a SBA-Certified 8(a) Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, and our primary mission is to provide the Federal government with outstanding services in the areas of Program Management, Information Technology Enterprise Management, Healthcare Administration and Test & Evaluation.

The persons selected for this position must have the following competencies:
  • Proven experience and knowledge of data manipulation of files stored in a variety of formats including SAS, Excel, ASCI.
  • Computer programming skills and familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java, or other similar languages.
  • Familiarity with MS Access database applications, database design, and database management
  • Basic knowledge of statistical methods and techniques, and their application to data analysis and evaluation.
  • Basic knowledge of system security, data confidentiality issues, and federal legislation related to information technology.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to establish effective and diplomatic support and cooperative working relations.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and carry out missions with a good track record of responding to requests quickly, producing completed and reviewed products, and meeting production deadlines.
The on-site programmer must be able to perform the following:
  1. Programming support – Studies system requirements and data flow schema, translates edit specifications into SAS program codes used by computer.  Tests, checks, debugs, revises, and refines the program as required, to produce the deliverables required.  Familiarity with MS Office applications (e.g. MS Access database, Excel, Word) is required, as is the ability to incorporate these applications into SAS programming.
  2. Documentation – Documents all procedures used throughout the program, and prepares run documentation that explains the purposes and sequences of the data processing runs clearly.  Completes system documentation to enable a subsequent programmer to make changes as may be required.  Creates 508 compliant documents for the internet releases.
  3. Quality assurance – Provides quality assurance testing for all system modifications to ensure the development and distribution of quality products.  Assists with roll out of systems, and documentation.  Develops formal application test plans and test requirements documents as required.
  4. Data Analysis – Creates ad hoc tabulations as requested by analysts or other programmers.  Is able to investigate and resolve data problems and anomalies independently by generating cross tabulations.  Familiar with basic statistical analysis methodology and is able to use it to elucidate data issues. 
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