Oasis Systems

Data Analyst (SAS)

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 day ago(2/16/2018 8:22 AM)
Requisition Number
Information Technology


MAR Division of Oasis Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Level Data Analyst to support the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will provide ongoing technical support for the maintenance and enhancements to the data standards managed and supported by the Data Standards team.  This will include the following tasks Data Standards Support, Application Review, Rulemaking Support, Data Standards Maintenance, Data Operations Support and Transition Support.


LOCATION: Washington, DC

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required

EXPERIENCE: 8 years of general experience in Data Analytics with 5 years or more directly related experience.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to pass a Special Agreement Check (SAC) and a National Agency Check and Inquires (NACI) Background Investigation - Public Trust

JOB STATUS:  Full-Time – 40 hours a week


RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with the customer to gather and document project requirements
  • Perform data analysis to learn and understand the data and the question being answered. Independent research may be required to facilitate understanding.
  • Perform data processing to manipulate the data to prepare for reporting including linking the data to other data sources, formatting the data, supplementing the data with reference data, and may require data modelling skills and the use of intermediary tables to store the cleansed data set.
  • Create data report and visualizations to present the data in ways that are meaningful, actionable, and understandable to the customer.
  • Test each project thoroughly before presenting to management and executives.
  • Create documentation required under PMLC and the Configuration Change Board. Create user guides for customers.
  • Perform risk analysis which may include a broad range of risk measures such as Value at Risk, VaR evolution over time, stress testing, conditional VaR, and incremental (and marginal) VaR calculation for individual asset classes and positions.
  • Develop prototype procedures as well as design database tables, queries and views in MS SQL Server.
  • Assist business users, economists, statisticians, and others to support effective use of analytic techniques and CFTC-approved tools.


 QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics or Related Area of Study
  • At least 5 years of experience using SAS to create and automate reports and data analysis.
  • Knowledge of and experience with visualization tools and software, SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Stored Processes, SQL software and querying, and performance tuning with big data.

MAR Division of Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any legally protected characteristic including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or on the basis of physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to satisfactorily perform the job available.


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