New York, NY 10012
The primary responsibility of this position is supporting all email and direct mail campaign selection, reporting, and analysis for Scholastic Canada. But the position will also work on analytical and statistical projects for the domestic Scholastic divisions, as well as function as a fully cross-trained team member of the Data & Analytics group.
Candidate should be an expert SAS programmer, and equally adept at developing production-level code and at rapidly writing complex programs to support ad hoc data manipulation needs. Candidate should also be able to perform cold readings of SAS code and confidently understand what the code is doing.
Candidate should also be comfortable juggling a highly varied spectrum of projects - from routine programming duties, to campaign selection in SAS Campaign Management and SAS E-Guide, to participation in more long-term analytical projects, all while constantly dealing with interruptions for data and analytical emergencies. The candidate's ability to manage time effectively and transition from project to project quickly is essential for success in the position.
"Execute mail campaigns within SAS Campaign Manager or SAS Enterprise Guide, and interface with clients concerning mail selections.
"Create reports and perform ad hoc marketing analysis, using SAS code or SAS Enterprise Guide
"Develop SAS data sets using Base SAS, to support statistical modeling and data mining projects.
"Work on analytical data mining projects using SAS
"Write production SAS code supporting reporting/analysis, campaign selection, and the creation of summarized data mart tables within SAS environment
"Create and maintain external data feeds into SAS environment, cleaning and transforming data using SAS code
"Support data QC through SAS programming
"Support all Corporate Marketing reporting and campaign selection by writing SAS code as necessary
"BS / BA in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, or other quantitative field
"At least 5 years professional experience using SAS programming for data analysis and data processing
"Strong written/verbal communications skills
"Proven ability to juggle multiple data processing and analytical projects, while also handling emergency interruptions, managing time effectively.
"Ability to collaborate and function effectively as a member of a team
"Expert SAS programmer - candidate must have a solid understanding of:
-Match-merging in SAS code, especially using the DATA step
-Looping - within DATA step and within marco code
-SAS ODS language
-All functionality of PROC SQL and the DATA step
-Basic procedures like MEANS, TRANSPOSE, FREQ, RANK, TABULATE, STDIZE, and UNIVARIATE
"Candidate should be proficient with SAS Enterprise Guide.
"Candidate should be a power user of Excel - experience using SAS-Excel interface a plus
"Experience with SAS campaign management is a strong plus, but not required.
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