SAS/SQL Consultant II Jobs in Chattanooga, TN at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Title: SAS/SQL Consultant II

Company: BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Finance & Insurance

Responsible for producing complex, efficient, error free SAS programs, related documentation and for providing maintenance to existing programs.Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Assist other programmers in program design, testing and debugging to improve departmental production.

Design, write, test and document Base SAS programs, subroutines, and scripts to meet project objectives.

Define requirements, analyze, design, enhance, and develop reporting methods to efficiently and effectively fulfill corporate initiatives and planning/development objectives.

Extract data from large databases, including DB2, Teradata and Oracle, through SAS.

Effectively administer reporting solutions in a rapid application development environment ensuring short term proof of concepts meet long term objectives.

Expert on one or more development environments or SAS/SQL languages.

Mentor new programmer personnel.

Job Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required. Equivalent experience is defined as 4 years of professional work experience in a corporate environment


1 year – Extensive systems analysis, design and project management experience required.

5 years – SAS or SQL programming experience including Base SAS, SQL, macros, and multi-processing techniques required.

2 years – Relational database experience required


Projects with evidence of Creative and Critical thinking a must.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or function in a team environment sharing responsibility, roles and accountability.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

Must be a team player, be organized and have the ability to handle multiple projects

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

About BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina (BCBSSC) is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. BCBSSC serves 21.5 million people through private business and government contracts. BCBSSC has several subsidiaries, two of which are affiliates licensed with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Licensed subsidiaries include BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation and BlueChoice HealthPlan. Non-licensed affiliates include Companion Captive Insurance Company, Companion Life, PGBA, LLC, Planned Administrators, Inc. (PAI) and TCC of South Carolina. BCBSSC began as the South Carolina Hospital Service Plan, later becoming BlueCross of South Carolina (BlueCross), when the General Assembly passed legislation bringing this group into existence. In the spring of 1947, the South Carolina Hospital Service Plan merged with the Hospital Benefit Association of Greenville, giving them a financial base. In 1971, BlueShield of South Carolina merged with BlueCross to form the current company.