|Date: ||Thu, 4 Jan 2007 13:56:07 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||Jonas Bilenas <jonas.bilenas@CHASE.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Jonas Bilenas <jonas.bilenas@CHASE.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Advice needed to be a SAS Programmer|
Looks like a good starting point. If you want a job in the credit card
indusry, in the Wilmington DE area, send me a resume. Or anyone else
interested who has SAS and statistics backgrounds.
JP Morgan Chase
On Thu, 4 Jan 2007 10:18:54 -0800, newtous <Nick.Yang01@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>I have been a SAS user since 2001. After working as a business
>analyst for 5 years, I am considering switching to SAS programming. I
>would appreciate if you can give me some advice/suggestion on what I
>need to improve before I can become a full-time SAS programmer.
>Here is my experience/knowledge on SAS.
>? 5 years of direct day-to-day programming experience using PC SAS
>? Passed both the Base and Advanced Programming Certification Exams
>? 4 years of experience in pulling data from large databases using
>PROC SQL. That includes retrieving data from different data sources
>and merging tables from different data warehouse, and preparing reports
>using the pulled information. This is the major responsibility at my
>? Experience of using SAS macros (macro variables and %macro) for
>? 3 years of experience working with injury claim data (for an
>insurance company) and 1 year experience with financial data (for a
>? Experience with some statistical procedures such as regression,
>model and ARIMA. I have a MA in economics and had experience in
>statistical modeling. I also consider myself capable of interpreting
>In addition, I took some introductory programming courses such as JAVA,
>SQL and VB.NET.
>I don't have any experience in clinical data. I am also lack of
>experience in mainframe or UNIX. I have been a PC SAS user and only
>had limited experience in running SAS programs in mainframe.
>Based on my SAS experience, what kind of SAS programmer jobs should I
>focus on and what do I need to learn now in order to be a good SAS