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SAS Reporting Analyst Developer

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Last Updated (mm/dd/yyyy):

2015-10-29 09:20:50 AM

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SAS Reporting Analyst Developer

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Project Location:

Johannesburg, Gauteng

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R55 000 to R70 000 per month

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Job Description:
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My client, a JSE listed company with an international footprint, requires an Analyst Developer (SAS) to join their dynamic team.

Job Purpose:

  • Works in the MIS development team, with specific emphasis on producing MIS Reports within the SDLC process.
  • Translates the functional & technical specifications into executable code without errors.
  • Finds effective software solutions to technical issues.
  • Ensures that the application (SAS) performs the functions as required by business.


  • Designs and implements the Technical Specification for MIS Reports using the relevant development language (SAS and related ETL tools).
  • Designs and produces report source code by applying the company┬átechnical standards.
  • Conducts interactive reviews with the Business Consultant and Technical Lead to ensure application of correct standards, alignment to architectural principles and validation & optimization of the technical design.
  • Consults with Business Consultant, Project Manager, Technical Lead and Architect where applicable on technical issues encountered.
  • Documents Database structure changes and rule changes.
  • Produces or updates the configuration files.
  • Conducts unit testing, and fixes any defects found.
  • Reviews error logs and provides Business Consultant with updates on fixes found in testing.
  • Consults and assists the Business Consultant in reviewing defects found in testing.
  • During Test standby duties, handles any defects as raised in the testing process.
  • Releases the source code with zero defects.
  • Updates and publishes release notes related to the current system changes implemented, and notifies impacted parties.
  • Maintains and updates the Technical Specification with any added content.
  • Checks code in and out of development environment, and adjusts version control tables where appropriate.
  • During go-live, performs live monitoring of the new system. If required, makes configuration settings/updates, version number changes, workflow and configuration table changes.
  • If required, completes and updates the Emergency Go-Live form. During Go-Live Standby, reviews and handles any live issues (within the full SDLC process).
Format: Skill Description (Rating 1-5,Experience in Months)
Rating: 1-Beginner, 2-Below Average, 3-Average, 4-Above Average, 5-Expert

Required Job Skills:
SDLC : Systems Analysis, Programming (Back-End)(Lng)

Required Software Skills:
Dw ETL (4,60-66)
Dw SAS (4,60-66)

Required Business Skills:
IT - Data Warehousing (4,60-66)
IT - Acceptance Testing (4,60-66)
Insurance (3,24-30)