SAS Developer

Location: Washington, District Of Columbia US

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Requisition Number: 1797

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External Description:

For a large financial services client, we are seeking a SAS Developer to help with migration of a large number of SAS-based jobs and applications from SAS to Python and then to the AWS cloud.


  • Analyze and document the functionality of a number of SAS-based jobs supporting mortgage analytics processes in production, which have evolved with a variety of code changes over time. 
  • Evaluate the implications on the existing SAS code, recommend coding changes necessary to maintain SAS job functionality post-migration to Python.
  • Work with the SMEs (quantitative analytics) to confirm agreement with the code changes and process, help make the coding changes and be able to map the data sources and outputs for each data field. 


  • 5+ years of SAS coding experience 
  • 5+ years of SQL coding experience 
  • Python experience is a big plus.
  • Financial services experience strongly preferred. 
  • AWS Migration experience is a plus.  Experience moving data from an on-prem system to AWS S3 is preferred.
  • Experience with Redshift Spectrum is a plus.
  • Strong UNIX skills to operate in a unix environment.
  • Strong ETL skills working with SAS data.

City: Washington

State: District Of Columbia

Community / Marketing Title: SAS Developer

Company Profile:

The Oakleaf Group is a premier advisory firm with expertise in risk management and financial modeling for the mortgage and banking industries. We serve publicly traded and privately held banks and non-bank mortgage firms, government agencies, law firms, insurance companies, institutional asset managers and hedge funds. Founded in 2007, our firm’s over 100 professionals are located in the Washington, DC and New York City metro areas, serving clients across North America and Europe. 

We differentiate ourselves through our approach to client relationships. We begin with the belief that each client relationship will be permanent and ongoing, spanning across engagements. We invest in communication and research to ensure that we fully understand the drivers of every client’s short and long term success. We align our goals to those of our clients, and we continuously monitor and adjust to ensure that the relationship stays strong. 

It’s on the foundation of strong client relationships and aligned objectives that we provide expertise-infused advisory services and technology-aware implementation assistance that drive client success.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Washington, District Of Columbia US

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