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SAS Visual Analytics (VA)/ Business Intelligence (BI) Lead

Job Description

Responsible for the implementation of SAS Business Intelligence, SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics. Must be proficient with the design of data marts and business intelligence packages, and implementing user reporting solutions based upon business requirements and content knowledge. Has  management  skills  to  drive  projects  to  completion  on  schedule  with  junior  team members and mid-level business professionals. Displays strong understanding of business intelligence  methodology,  data  analysis,  advanced  SQL  queries,  ETL  and  business  intelligence application – and has the capability to drive the business relevance of the reporting, visualization and explorations.



  • Identify effective reporting techniques
  • Identify the best data sources for reach report field, identify risks and constraints, and design reporting formats
  • Focus is on report development, visualization and exploration, but must also be able to address data requirements and data preparation
  • Respond to ad-hoc query requests
  • Full life-cycle development and maintenance of business intelligence solutions
  • Data analyst skills to determine root cause problems for data integrity and data quality issues identified through QA or by business report owners
  • Report Design and Development
  • Information Delivery framework design and development
  • Design of security matrix and scheduling deployment plan



  • Understanding of source and target data structures
  • Understanding of BI processes and products
  • Strong problem-solving and metadata skills
  • BI Tools, RDBMS, SQL writing experience
  • Business Intelligence design and development experience
  • End-to-end implementation of BI projects
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Understanding of change management practices
  • Strong understanding of the lifecycle of technical development from technical design, unit testing to user testing, to production migration; emphasize adherence to standards and controls; and conduct quality assurance over programs before migration to production
  • Basic ETL and data preparation via any of the following:
    • SAS Base Programming
    • SQL Programming
    • SAS Enterprise Guide
    • SAS Data Integration
  • Report development using the following SAS Solutions
    • SAS Visual Analytics
    • SAS Visual Statistics
    • SAS Web Report Studio
    • SAS BI Dashboard
    • SAS Enterprise Guide


Education and Experience Level

  • Experience with Business Intelligence Application concepts
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-onBI development experience
  • BS Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Computer Engineering or any 4-year IT related degree
  • At least 5 years total relevant work experience on SAS Business Intelligence and or SAS Visual Analytics
  • Has hands on expreience on the following SAS Solutions:
    • SAS Visual Analytics
    • SAS Visual Statistics
    • SAS Web Report Studio
    • SAS BI Dashboard
    • SAS Enterprise Guide
    • SAS Base Programming
    • SQL Programming
  • Hands on experience on SAS Macro Programming is a plus

Knowledge on Banking, Telco or Insurance industry is a plus