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Sr. SAS Analyst in Des Moines, IA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job ID: 51294

Our client in Des Moines, Iowa is seeking a Sr. SAS Analyst. 

NO CORP-TO-CORP SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION.  Applicants must be able to work directly for Fast Switch as a W2 Employee (US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply).




The Senior SAS Analyst contractor will join the client's Data Management and Analytics team. This position will play an integral role in developing and implementing reports and data analysis

  • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing on-going reports in a timely and professional manner.
  • Identify, recommend and develop new efficient data solutions by streamlining business processes.
  • Developing and implementing databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that will provide efficiency and quality.
  • Collaborate with team and key stake holders
  • Working independently on Ad Hoc requests reporting results
  • Interacting with business stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience in advanced SAS programming.
  • Minimum 2 year of experience in financial services. Experience in investment banking, consulting, or insurance is preferred.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Visio) is required.
  • Experience with SQL and relational database is required.
  • 4+ of Data Analysis experience is required.
  • Demonstrated skill and effectiveness partnering with on-site and off-site teams to learn business needs and provide reporting.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill set.
  • Highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently. Flexible and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment.


  • 8+ years of SAS experience (Advanced SAS/Macros)
  • Experience with MS Excel/Visio/Access
  • Data Analysis/Data Mapping
  • Knowledge of Life Insurance business (Preferred)
  • Fast learner and ability to work independently.

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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