Posted on: June 6, 2021
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research
services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses,
foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research,
technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located
at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington,
Westat is seeking a full-time Statistical and Data Management
SAS Programmer where you will interact with scientists like
epidemiologists, statisticians, and programmers. As a strong
candidate, you will have applied your advanced SAS Data Step and
Macro programming skills while working on large health and social
science datasets in a team setting. You should be skilled at
translating concepts into algorithms for creation of analytic
- Use SAS to perform data management tasks and support
- Work with multifaceted teams comprised of subject matter
experts, statisticians, and programmers.
- Conduct data reviews and create documentation.
- Assist with task timelines and management.
- A Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of SAS Data Step
programming with a focus on variable creation.
- Use of SAS to support data analysis.
- Proficient with creating and using SAS macros.
- Familiar with R, SQL and/or Python.
- Experience with linking multi-record per person data
- Experience with large, longitudinal studies.
Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication
skills, be detail oriented and able to manage multiple tasks
Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program
focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may
- Employee Stock Ownership Plan
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Paid Parental Leave
- Vacation Leave
- Sick Leave
- Holiday Leave
- Professional Development
- Health Advocate
- Employee Assistance Program
- Travel Accident Insurance
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Short Term Disability Insurance
- Long Term Disability Insurance
- Life and AD&D Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Savings Account
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status,
sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender
identity or expression, or any other protected status under
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