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Sr. Software Engineer (SAS) in Newport Beach, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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The opportunity is temp-to-hire and the hiring manager anticipates converting within the first 3-6 months on assignment. Kindly note, there is great potential to convert into a VP role.

Sr. Software Engineer (SAS)
Location: Newport Beach, CA

Target Salary: $160,000.00

Our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to support their Data Management team with development and operational activities. The role primarily involves ETL Development, Reporting, and support Data Systems used by Investment Management, Portfolio Construction, Research, and Finance teams. Operational activities include - actively monitoring ETL Jobs, processes, systems and provide support. Based on experience and educational background the position might be converted to a VP role.

Roles & Responsibilities:
*Design, Develop and Enhance existing ETLs, processes, and reports.

*Study and enhance existing Data Systems to improve performance and minimize operationalfailures.
*Participate in the Design, Evaluation and selection of BI and Reporting tools, MDM providers,and Data Quality tools.
*Evaluate internal user requests, like data requests, performance issues, data exceptions, andresolve the same in a timely fashion.
*Engage with internal and external clients to understand the future data needs and how best toarchitect the systems.
*Participate in testing application enhancements and upgrades.
*Assist monitoring ~350 scheduled ETLs and reporting jobs, and troubleshoot them in case offailures.
*Monitor job scheduler and application servers used by the data management team.
*Data QC and monitor vendor communications for data corrections and new releases.

Education & Experience:
*Minimum ten years IT experience with strong programming and database skills.

*Minimum five years of experience with Base SAS, SAS Macros & SAS/Stat. Advanced SAScertification preferred.
*Minimum five years of experience with Relational Databases, SQL, and Database managementtools like SSMS or Toad.
*Minimum three years of experience in the Financial Industry - Research, Banking or InvestmentManagement. Prefer five or more years.
*Experience with SAS Business Intelligence, SAS Management Console, and Enterprise Guide aplus.
*Experience with financial databases like Bloomberg Back-office , Worldscope, Datastream, CRSP,Compustat, CRB, FRED, Factset, ESG a plus.
*Experience with Perl, SQL Server, SSIS, ETL tools, Qlik, and Control-M or any job scheduler a plus.
*Experience with Data Quality, Master Data Management and Enterprise Data Architecture aplus.
*Familiarity with SDLC and release processes.