Designs, develops, and debugs software of diverse scope for new and existing products in accordance with designated development practices, timelines and quality expectations.
Designs and develops high quality, testable and scalable software solutions within established timelines while adhering to R&D best practices and processes.
Actively involves other project stakeholders (e.g. managers, developers, user interface and visual designers, product managers) to ensure implementation satisfies functional requirements and is consistent with established R&D standards.
Participates in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and alerts stakeholders of issues blocking or preventing completion of task.
Ensures quality through functional, unit and performance testing; works closely with testing by providing thorough reviews of the test plan and communicates when updates to the plan should be made to cover code changes related to enhancements, redesigns and/or bug fixes.
Maintains accountability for the entire life cycle of the code including support for both internal and external consumers.
In collaboration with technical writers, authors appropriate level of design and technical documentation that satisfies both internal and external consumers
Performs primary responsibilities on one or more large projects independently.
Solves problems with some guidance from others.
Sphere of influence: department and division with some interaction across divisions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong interpersonal, documentation, and problem-solving skills
Strong programming skills in SAS or language(s) related to assigned area
Ability to think analytically and effectively communicate issues and solutions
Ability to work independently and within a team
General knowledge of software development tools, methodologies, and principles
General knowledge of SAS products and their applications or specialized products related to the assigned area
Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
Works independently; receives minimal guidance on day-to-day work and new projects or assignments.
A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field.
Typically requires five years of software development/programming experience. Experience programming in specific language(s) related to area of assignment may be required.
Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered
Work is typically performed in an office environment, using simple, easy muscular movements, involving only the handling of light materials, tools, or equipment in easy work positions, and with no special speed requirements or long stretches of exertion. Vision requirements for this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.