SAS Developer (K05567)


3 months

480€ - 600€ /day

26/09/2022 - 31/12/2022

Brussels, Belgium

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We’re looking for a SAS Developers to strengthen the Datawarehouse team of our healthdata.be platform. 


On the Team and Role


The recruit is expected to reinforce our DWH team. S/he will have the opportunity to participate in end-to-end projects in various domains. From business intelligence, data warehousing, data quality, data integration and big data to corporate performance management.




Tasks of the retained candidate shall include:

·        Data extraction with SAS;

·        Support the operation of complex SAS infrastructures;

·        Managing databases that house large quantities of information;

·        Monitoring of data loads;

·        Documenting different processes (functional and technical);

·        Write and execute test scripts and write test reports;

·        Implement a clear reporting governance with the aim of adjusting and supporting; front/mid/compliance teams and related management decisions;

·        Developing a SAS library engine for reporting;

·        Integrate dashboards;

·        Drawing data quality plans, data migration, data analysis;

·        Implementation of best-practices in design and reusability;

·        Evaluation and adoption of new solutions and technologies;

·        Coaching of junior colleagues.



Must Have:

·        Very good knowledge of Base SAS (incl. proc SQL) (+5 years), SAS macro programming (+5 years), SAS Enterprise Guide (+5 years);

·        Deep understanding of SAS software and data extraction with SAS;

·        Experience with developing complex SQL queries;

·        Good knowledge of the lifecycle of data warehouses and their architecture;

·        Minimum a Bachelor’s degree a relevant area.

·        Experience in defining product roadmaps, and gathering, translating and prioritizing internal stakeholder requirements;

·        Comfortable presenting the product and its technical capabilities to application and engineering teams, executives, business users, scientists and analysts;

·        Proven ability to influence and work with cross-functional teams. Significant skill required to work effectively across internal functional areas in situations where clear parameters may not exist;

·        Ability in delivering SAS solutions that include architecture, analysis, programming, design, product installation, testing and support;

·        Managing complex environments and performing under pressure;

·        A minimal basic understanding in SAS graphs;

·        A flexible mindset to take part in a 24/7 standby service mode;

·        Languages: Good knowledge of English and at least a basic understanding (B1 level) of either Dutch or French.


Nice to have:

·        Certification in SAS programming or other SAS tools is a big plus;

·        Experience in the healthcare sector, pharmaceutical sector or a clinical environment is a plus;

·        Team player: Good communicator, comfortable with working together with a team;

·        Experience in SAS Viya platform;

·        Experience in setting up a SAS environment (SAS Admin).


Working environment: CITRIX thin client IDE: VS Code.

General terms and conditions for hiring new consultants at Healthdata.be

·        Candidate must be able to start within 30 days, at the latest, of the day on which the recruitment is confirmed by Healthdata.be;

·        Candidate must be resident of an European Economic Area country;

·        Candidate must be able to be at office (Brussels) for a minimum of 2 days a week;

·        Candidate must own a personal laptop in order to work via a virtual desktop application.


SAS Developer - Expert


English - Active knowledge


SAS - Expert

SAS Viya - Beginner

SQL - Confirmed