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Resume ID #: 934
Current Location: Cedarburg WI
Position Desired: Either
Travel: Limited
Relocate: No
SAS Experience
SAS Version5x, 6x, 7x, 8x, 9x
SAS Certifications
None Indicated
Other Experience
Industry Experience
Financial Services
Health Care
SAS Experience
Financial Services
SQL programming skills
SAS Product Experience
Enterprise Guide®

Work History

SAS Institute 07/06 to 06/2016
Systems Engineer
Executed strategic methods for technical assistance of pre-sale and post-sale activities while identifying and supporting management of risks, issues and interdependencies between products and integration. Responsible for data analysis to identify issues in data management including flow, profiling, quality and transformation and reporting results for documentation of business and technical logistics. Partnered with sales staff to outline available SAS products and leverage sales opportunities and planned and implemented strategies for customer retention and post-sale initiatives to ensure customer satisfaction. Identified appropriate SAS applications, tools and solutions for customers by developing customer relationships and determining business needs and requirements through business analysis.
Optus 09/07 to 07/2015
Data Analytics Consultant
Delivered expertise for bridging business, technology and product needs and developing data solutions via SAS applications and exploratory processes. Implemented analysis of healthcare claims of Pre-Sales for use in customer sales and retention efforts while developing and implementing strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes. Developed SAS applications to identify individuals within a given population using medical claims, pharmacy claims and lab data. Conducted and managed outcomes of various pre-sales studies including analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending and presenting information for operational and business planning. Extracted data from multiple sources including relational databases (Oracle, DB2, and Teradata) using Proc SQL and pass-through query processing, SAS datasets (using SAS datastep processing) and Microsoft formatted data using SAS EG Data Import.
Consultant 04/09 to 09/2008
SAS Programmer
Implemented strategic positioning for restructuring business solutions through SAS programming for high-profile clients including GMAC RFC, OptumHealth, Northwest Airlines, RHC Dain Rauscher and Carlson Marketing Group. Diverse project accountabilities included initiating coding changes to migrate GMAC RFC’s base SAS and SAS intranet programs from a Windows environment to a UNIX environment while troubleshooting and correcting programmatic and functionality issues between the two environments analyzed and documented OptumHealth internal and external disease management “as-is” processes to aid in understanding development of new automated applications and acted as a liaison between RBC Dain Rauscher executive management, IT and project lead to keep System Conversion Project on schedule and within scope.

Education and Professional Training

SAS Experience Narrative

I have over 18 year of SAS programming experience. Along with SAS I also have over 18 years of SQL experience. My background lies in Base SAS programming as well as SAS macro language experience. My background covers numerous industries including, and most extensively in healthcare, but also have experience in the following industries: transportation, marketing, and financial.

Non-SAS Experience Narrative

I have great communication skills and can articulate technical information to non-technical crowds very well. In addition I have recently polished my presentation skills in my pre-sales system engineer role at the SAS Institute. Lastly, I have worked remotely for the last 9 years and can telecommute in a highly effective manner.