Sr Technical Consultant, Data Management and Visualization

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Baltimore
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Travel Requirements

SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We build software for the world's most talented thinkers. That means we need to push boundaries daily. At SAS, you’ll be encouraged to use your imagination and constantly try new things.


In the US Public Sector Delivery team, it is our mission to empower people to operationalize game-changing solutions that impact lives. We work on America’s toughest challenges including solving the opioid epidemic, reducing fraud, waste, and abuse in government, and improving educational outcomes for children. We are passionate about the Federal, State and Local Government, and Education partners that we serve and have a dedication to their missions.


Who we are looking for:

We are looking for client-facing consultants with a talent for imposing order on inbound data of poor quality.  Duties include understanding client business pains and translating them into requirements for software solutions; collaborating with other professional services colleagues, project managers, and sales teams on customer implementations; providing technical expertise to pre-sales efforts as necessary; keeping abreast of relevant developments and trends; and performing other duties as assigned. 


Essential Requirements:

  • Ten years of data management experience.
  • Ability to design and maintain complex SAS ETL workflows that contain data management processes. 
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or another quantitative field.
  • U.S. citizen able to obtain DHS Public Trust security clearance.
  • Work location is in Washington, DC.
  • Travel requirements are approximately 25% or as business requirements dictate at management discretion.


  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies to the customer mission.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with people of various technical and business backgrounds, including the ability to explain difficult technical concepts in simple terms to business users.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a detailed level of product knowledge of core SAS offerings.
  • Ability to execute against a general set of objectives creatively and in a self-directed manner.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and creativity.
  • Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Microsoft Office skills.


  • Previous Federal government experience involving data management or data analysis.
  • Advanced SAS programming certification or equivalent experience.

 If you are being considered, please note that you might need to provide a copy of your academic transcript. 


Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (PDF). Also view the supplement EEO is the Law (PDF), and the notice Pay Transparency (PDF).

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. 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.


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