Senior SAS Programmer

Senior SAS Programmer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior SAS Programmer to join our team.


  • Review and architect a SAS analysis framework to run repeatable analyses with scalable configurations and code;
  • Work closely with product team members to build healthcare analyses for inclusion in CareJourney’s products;
  • Write SAS code to analyze the nation’s largest healthcare claims dataset including Medicare and Medicaid data.


  • Related experience in analytic programming, data extraction, querying databases/data warehouses and data analysis;
  • 5+ years of directly related computer programming experience;
  • Coordinates and leads project tasks is preferred;
  • Experience with Medicaid and Medicare claims preferred;
  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures used in computer programming;
  • Programming experience with analysis in the healthcare industry preferred;
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS and/or Oracle PL/SQL or equivalent software tools;
  • Experience with SAS Viya, Python, Visual Basic and R preferred;
  • Deep understanding of analytics and data wrangling;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of database principles, processes, technologies and tools;
  • Minimum 5 years SAS programming experience with a focus on healthcare data;
  • Self-motivated; comfortable working independently under general direction;
  • Ability to identify data issues and evaluate impact;
  • Experience in Health Services Research.