Data Analytics Consultant (SAS)

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Data Analytics Consultant (SAS)

Dublin City Centre



Ref: E4911NL

Job Description

Data Analytics Consultant (SAS) required for a 3-6 month Daily Rate Contract with a Financial Services company based in Dublin City Centre.

Purpose of this role:

The purpose of this role is create meaningful and Interactive Dashboards and Reports in SAS VIYA Visual Analytics.

The person will work with business ends users to understand business needs and deliver valuable BI, dashboards and MI to make sense of business data and perfromance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to advancing the use of analytics throughout the organisation.

Accountabilities for this role:

  • Design, Build and Deliver meaningful and interactive BI, MI and Reports using appropriate visualisation techniques and technologies (SAS VIYA Visual Analytics).
  • Work closely with business end users and analytics teams to understand their business domain, their requirements to create compelling and interactive data visualisation dashboards
  • Use Visualisation and analytics to help solve business challenges, leading from insight to action

Technical Competences for your Role

  • Over 5 years experience in the BI, Reporting and Visualisation domain, ideally in a Financial services environment
  • Skills and experience with SAS Visual Analytics, but other technologies also considered (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, QlikView, SpotFire)
  • Proven track record in the Data Analytics domain with experience in a Financial services environment (Retail Banking)
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions and the ability to understand complex business domains in a demanding environment
  • Expertise across the Data Analytics BI and Reporting – highly skilled in MI, BI, Dashboards, Visualisation design and technologies. Keeps up to date with the latest techniques, technologies and trends
  • Expertise in determining the optimal visualisation to use to solve the problem/opportunity at hand

Technical Knowledge


  • Expert in creating compelling visualisations and dashboards using appropriate Data Analytics tools (e.g. SAS Visual Analytics, Tableau, Qlikview or similar)
  • Proven skills in understanding, analysing and manipulating data
  • Expert in relevant statistical methods used to create insights
  • Strong understanding of IT system databases and data modelling


  • Expertise in SAS VIYA Visual Analytics and Visual Statistics
  • Relevant 3rd Level qualifications in a related field (Data Science, Data Analystics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering)
  • SAS development experience
  • Experience with Teradata data warehouse
  • Agile Analytics delivery methodologies

Further Expected Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to communicate and negotiate successfully with colleagues and build effective working relationships across the business.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to empathise and engage with internal stakeholders and challenge when appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in a team environment with changing priorities and time pressures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to bridge business and analytics teams, communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Experience of gathering business requirements and conducting workshops as needed.
  • Experience with MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Visio implied.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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