Test Analyst

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ | US-Remote | US
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About the job


SAS EVAAS is one of the nation’s leading implementation experts of growth or value-added model and predictive analytic solutions in the K-12 educational field. EVAAS is SAS' Educational Visualization and Analytics Solution for both state education and local education agencies. Underlying this comprehensive reporting system are robust statistical methodologies and procedures that produce the analytics released to hundreds of thousands of teachers in the US. SAS currently supports seven states in their implementations of these systems utilizing millions of students’ testing data over decades of time.  These analyses can be used informally for school improvement as well as for more formal high stakes measures of federal or state accountability, evaluation and/or merit pay.


The EVAAS team is looking for a Test Analyst.  This role provides SAS programming and data quality assurance to internal and external customers for the SAS EVAAS product and support data acquisitions, validation, and management of incoming data sources. Your duties will include performing data quality checks on all phases of data management and data analysis.  You will write SAS code and macros to assist in data validation and integrity checks.  You will need to be able to translate business requirements into analytic methods and verify the output of analytic models. Your duties will also include developing SAS or other code to automate testing processes to produce consistent and reliable results. You’ll also maintain a proficiency in the use of Base SAS software, SAS/STAT procedures, and statistical add-on SAS products


As a Test Analyst, you will:

  • Utilize your SAS, SQL, Powershell and other skills to write highly reliable and tested code
  • Design code and develop processes used in testing and quality assurance of EVAAS data and web application
  • Work with other highly skilled and diverse staff of testers, analysts, and developers to drive the future of the EVAAS web application

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent field
  • Requires 5 years of experience writing software applications, testing software, and/or general programming
  • Experience programming in SAS
  • Experience and desire to develop and deliver quality testing solutions Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills
  • An equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SAS macro language
  • Experience programming in SQL, Powershell
  • Experience working with Git or other distributed version control systems
  • Experience with APIs, VBA, and other related tools 

World-Class Benefits  

Highlights include...

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental and vision plans with a low annual deductible and copays.
  • Onsite Health Care Center (HQ) that’s free to employees and covered family members.
  • Onsite pharmacy (HQ) where a 30-day supply of any generic drug costs $5 or less. Not local? They ship for free.
  • An industry-leading 401k plan.
  • Generous time away including vacation time, a variety of paid holidays, and our much-loved U.S. Winter Wellness Break between December 25 and January 1.
  • Volunteer Time Off, parental leave and unlimited paid sick days.
  • Generous childcare benefits for all full-time employees.

Diverse and Inclusive

At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture – it’s about adding to it. We believe our people make the difference. Our diverse workforce brings together unique talents and inspires teams to create amazing software that reflects the diversity of our users and customers. Our commitment to diversity is a priority to our leadership, all the way up to the top; and it’s essential to who we are.


To put it plainly: you are welcome here.


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/Affirmative Action 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: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.


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