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SAS Software Engineer

Req #: 180020654
Location: Wilmington, DE, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries We serve more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,600 bank branches, 18,700 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships.
Within Chase, Consumer Banking provides great products and an outstanding customer experience at over 5,600 branches and 18,700 ATMs in 23 states, as well as online and over the phone.
As a Chase employee, you’ll be part of a company that makes a real difference every day for our customers, our communities and ourselves. With a focus on customer service, you’ll put others first, do what’s right and create solutions that make lives better. We invite you to build your career on our strong foundation and help shape what’s next – for you and for us.
Job Description:
As an SAS Software Engineer, you will design complex solutions and provide development guidance to a software development group. The ideal candidate will be a multi-faceted Information technology expert with knowledge and expertise in multiple programming languages and platforms. A 'can do' attitude and the aptitude to self-learn industry trends are a must. You will also provide comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level and will be called up on frequently to research and recommend cost effective solutions to technical issues. Additionally, you will research and evaluate multiple solutions - including vendor offerings - to implement business strategies.

  • Provide high quality technology solutions that address business needs by developing applications within mature technology environments. 
  • Utilize Agile methodology and SAS, UNIX Korn Shell scripting, Windows and UNIX to develop, enhance and maintain SAS applications.  Adhere to coding standards, procedures and techniques while contributing to the technical code documentation.  
  • Participate in agile ceremonies which include business analysts and team members. Interact with business analysts to ensure requirements are well defined.
  • Validate and test all code for accuracy and efficiency
  • Incorporate security requirements into design, provide input to information data flow, and understand and comply to Project Life Cycle Methodology in all planning steps. Adhere to IT Control Policies throughout design, development and testing, and incorporate.
  • Incorporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications.
  • Document detailed application specifications, translate technical requirements into programmed application modules and develop.
  •  Enhance software application modules.
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications.
  • Identify application code-related issues.  Review and provide feedback to the final user documentation. 
Transferable Skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good communication skills 
Basic Qualification:
    • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in coding, testing and or debugging skills.
    • Minimum 3+ years’ experience with SAS and UNIX Programming
    • Experience developing SAS Unix based applications
    • Experience in data manipulations including the usage of basic standard SAS procedures and use of SAS Macro

Preferred Skills

    • Working knowledge of Agile development methodologies
    • Experience with Subversion and Jira practices and procedures
    • Have an open attitude towards sharing ideas and knowledge and receiving constructive feedback.
    • Excellent prioritization and time management.
    • Ability to balance multiple time-critical tasks at the same time.
    • A proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues and having the determination to follow things through.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Must work well either independently or as part of a team with a strong desire to excel.
    • Good business knowledge of end to end Credit Card industry is preferred.
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