Applications Analyst

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Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Collab Studies Coord Ctr - 462002

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002988

Position Summary: This Applications Analyst position at the Advanced level provides SAS programming services to fulfill needs of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center's ATN (Adolescent Trials Network) project. Programming is done in response to written computing requests and involves sophisticated data management programming, producing complicated tables and graphs, and running statistical analyses. This senior analyst also coordinates all statistical computing work done for ATN, where coordination entails distributing work to other programmers, making sure that work is done correctly and on time and in accordance with standards, and maintaining priorities established by study project managers. This senior analyst also writes programs and tools that can be used across network studies to make ATN work as a whole more efficient and accurate. Work is performed under direction of the center's statistical computing manager. Study computing needs might diversity beyond SAS in the future to entail use of R or Python.

Application Deadline: 03/26/2018

Education Requirements: *Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, math or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution; or *Bachelor's degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in business application consulting or development; or *Associate's degree in Computer Programming and one year of experience in application consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. *Advanced level requires an additional two years of experience.

Qualification and Experience: At least five years of professional work experience in SAS programming for statistical applications. Excellent SAS DATA step and SAS macro facility programming skills. Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently with general guidelines and little supervision as well as in a collaborative team environment working with strict development requirements and guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Vera Bennett, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]




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Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 5/14/2018
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