Responsible for designing, developing, enhancing, and supporting the SAS reporting and analytics environment, and serving as a hands-on data modeler, data analyst, report developer. Function as a SAS programmer/administrator. Responsible for maintaining the SAS service environment across all layers of usage. Supports department and campus executive leadership with data analysis, often in matters of high sensitivity and urgency. Please note when applying we require at least three (3) references, two (2) must be from a supervisor, and one (1) from a co-worker.
Complex and multifaceted analysis and validation of data. Develop, test, and implement multi-dimensional data models, as well as other data warehouse customizations. Provide business analysis and integration for strategic business processes and services for organizational programs and projects. Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement, providing senior management with an assessment of change possibilities and business justification. Assist Analytics Analysts I & II in data modeling and BI development. Consults with campus leaders on their data and reporting needs and translates their requirements into warehouse transformation logic. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics or related discipline and eight plus (8+) years in SQL programming or the equivalent experience. In-depth knowledge of data mining, querying, and modeling in SQL and/or SAS data environments. Experience developing in at least one (1) object-oriented programming language. Knowledge of ETL development and maintenance. Eight plus (8+) years SQL (or SAS) programming and reporting experience in higher education data environment may substitute for education.
Ability to work well with people in all levels of the organization. Experience in a data analysis, data driven research and/or predictive analysis role is required. Ability to prepare and present reports and dashboards to diverse audiences is required. Displays attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel), SharePoint. Excellent organization, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Ability to communicate and collaborate with people at all levels of the organization.
Master's degree or higher in Information Systems, Computer Science and/or Ten plus (10+) years in programming-focused field in higher education where PeopleSoft Campus Solutions is the student information system using SAS data platforms for data analysis and modeling. Strong SAS programming and SQL skills. SAS Data Warehouse management and SAS data-modeling experience is a plus. Experience and/or certification in SAS Data Integration Studio, SAS Visual Analytics, Data Management Studio, SAS programming, SAS Enterprise Guide and Enterprise Miner. SAS Certification is a plus. Machine learning, R programming, predictive and /or statistical analytics, Java or Python knowledge are all a plus. Experience with ETL development and maintenance in SAS, database administration and development and maintenance.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 11150
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.