Sr. SAS Programmer

    Location: Towson, MD
    Date Posted: 12-01-2017
    CVP is seeking a highly talented Senior SAS Programmer to provide expertise across several quality improvement organizations that support our federal healthcare client. The team’s mission is to architect, build, and support innovative health care IT systems, which focus on optimizing quality programs.
     
    Major Areas of Responsibility
    • Provide SAS coding expertise 
    • Build and code applications and/or models using various computer programming languages
    • Coordinate the design, development and testing of complex and efficient programming and analytic code, as well as provide technical support and subject matter expertise related to specified health care programming & analytic activities, projects and deliverables
    • Plan, develop, test, and document highly complex applications programs
    • Generate new code and correct, convert, and/or modify existing code to meet specifications
    • Prepare detailed specifications from which code will be written
    • Confer with end-users to analyze specified methods and procedures, identify problems, and document specific requirements
    • Provide input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, product specifications, and training materials
    • Perform a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyze test results, and correct problems
    • Prepare reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and present results to management and/or customer personnel
    • Perform research on emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution
    • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced programmers; may have supervisory responsibilities
    • May serve as a technical team or task leader
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
    • Participate in special projects as required
    • Gather and/or clarify business and technical requirements with data requestors
    • Provide technical and analytic input to analytic team
     
    Position Requirements
    • 8-10 years of directly related computer programming experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
    • Advanced knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures used in computer programming
    • Proficiency in the use of one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment
    • Proficiency in the use of SAS and/or Oracle PL/SQL or equivalent software tools
    • Related experience in analytic programming, data extraction, querying databases/data warehouses and data analysis
    • General CMS experience required
    • Strong interpersonal skills
     
    Desired Skills
    • Medicaid and Medicare claims
    • Professional SAS Certification(s)
    • Experience coordinating and leading project tasks
    • Strong 360 degree situational awareness and ability to exercise appropriate judgment
    • High levels of adaptability and agility
    • Excellent client relationship skills
     
    Customer Value Partners, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

     
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