• Research Statistician Developer

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Visa Sponsorship
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  • Overview

    Summary of Duties: The Research Statistician Developer works as part of SAS Econometrics software development team and creates innovative software to apply cutting-edge econometric and time series methods.


    Primary responsibilities include:

    • Researching of statistical methodology and computational algorithms;
    • designing of software tools for economic modeling;
    • programming and testing of modules;
    • guiding junior developers in performance of supporting programming tasks;
    • authoring user documentation and papers to communicate the best use of the software for economic analysis;
    • presenting to professional audiences about the product and analytical methods;
    • communicating with other SAS professional staff in Testing, Technical Support, Education,

    Marketing, and other departments;

    • performing other tasks as assigned; and
    • developing time series econometric modeling software for fitting and forecasting hidden

    Markov and related multivariate time series models.


    Qualifications:  Position requires a Doctorate in Economics, Statistics, or a related quantitative field plus one (1) year of dissertation research or work experience in a related field. Position requires experience and/or education in the following:

    • Statistical methods and computational algorithms for multivariate time series modeling, particularly in the area of hidden Markov models;
    • 1 year of experience in Econometrics or time series research (which may include PH.D. dissertation research);
    • Programming in C, C++, Fortran, or similar scientific programming language; and
    • Bayesian computing or nonparametric modeling


    Skills may be gained concurrently as part of a PhD educational program.



    Additional Information
    Drug free work environment-screening required.

    SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


    SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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