SAS Developer Analyst

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Category: Development/Engineering
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J1217-0412
Employment Type: Full Time


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CGI: Committed to helping its professionals and clients

Position Description:

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.
We're expanding our Financial Services Team in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Under general supervision, the Developer / Analyst is responsible to work effectively with peers and business counterparts to assess an assigned situation/project and define and document an appropriate solution.
•The individual will be assigned tasks that will be required to be resolved autonomously and/or work within a team to resolve the challenge.
•The individual will be responsible to follow departmental software engineering process, methodology and standards.
•Assess small scale business needs and document problem/project requirements and needs
•Analyze small scale problem/project requirements and define and document appropriate solution
•Estimate approximate effort required to produce appropriate solution/project
•Work with a team to understand solution scope and vision for assigned project
•Work with a team to design and implement appropriate solution for assigned work
•Communicate and collaborate with team when assigned to an activity/project affecting other IT staff
•Investigate defects, troubleshoot and propose appropriate solutions
•Create detailed design specifications
•Transition the detail design into code and implement appropriate technical solution
•Plan and perform appropriate tests to create a high quality solution
•Provide operational support including off-hours and carrying a pager

Required Level of Education:

•Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience

5 years experience with the following technical skills:

• Base SAS
• SQL Server

Soft Skills:

• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Critical eye for detail
• Positive attitude
• Able to multitask effectively
• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
• Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
• Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members

Additional Requirements:

•Financial Services experience an asset
•Agile experience an asset
•Readiness and motivation to address and resolve complex issues, guide/advise/support clients, partners and project teams, often working on multiple initiatives
•Commitment to and belief in the quality of your deliverables

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.


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