MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The SAS Programmer position reports to the PEIMS Reporting Unit manager in the Research and Analysis Division. This position is responsible for developing a wide range of programs to produce high-quality reports and data files that disseminate information about students, district employees, and educational organizations using statewide data. The data displayed in these reports play a critical role in informing stakeholders about the performance of the Texas public school system, both in terms of student learning outcomes and district operations.
In an effort to provide useful information for the advancement of Texas education, this position works closely with a team of education data specialists to develop programs to produce reports, perform quality assurance tasks, and identify ways to improve
the quality and efficiency of the report production processes.
The position works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Additionally, please be sure to respond to the short answer prompts found in the supplemental questions. These responses should be added in a separate Word or PDF document in the attachments section of the application.
Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check.
Please note that the work location for this role is 1701 N. Congress Avenue, Austin Texas.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
Experience: At least three (3) years of experience with SAS or SQL programming.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.
Additional Military Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed here.
This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.