Senior Systems Programmer/SAS Platform Administrator

SAS Institute Inc | Posted 27-02-2020

Cary (IT)


Overview: Summary of Duties: WILL SERVE AS PART OF THE SAS SOLUTIONS ONDEMAND (SSOD) MANAGED SERVICES ENTERPRISE TEAM. WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ASPECTS OF OUR HOSTED APPLICATION ENVIRONMENT. WILL WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH CUSTOMERS, ANALYSTS, DEVELOPERS, AND OTHER IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEMBERS TO IMPLEMENT ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE INSTALLATIONS AND TO MANAGE, DIAGNOSE, DEBUG, DESIGN, AND PROTOTYPE SAS AND THIRD-PARTY ENTERPRISE CLASS SOFTWARE SYSTEMS. WILL SUPPORT THE SSO TEAM WITH TRAINING, EXPERTISE, MENTORING AND BEST PRACTICES WITH RESPECT TO APPLICATION TECHNOLOGY AND ARCHITECTURE, WORK WITH THE IT TEAMS TO ENSURE THAT HARDWARE CHOICES ARE APPROPRIATE FOR THE SOLUTION. WRITE DESIGN DOCUMENTS WITH SUPPORTING JUSTIFICATION FOR ARCHITECTURAL CHOICES; ARBITRATE AND ENFORCE DESIGN DECISIONS THAT HAVE A BROAD IMPACT. WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SYSTEMS DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SAS 9 SOLUTIONS ACROSS AN ENTERPRISE WIDE CROSS PLATFORM INFRASTRUCTURE THAT IS CONSISTENT WITH SAS BUSINESS OBJECTIVES AND CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS. ADDITIONAL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE: INSTALLATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF SAS ENTERPRISE, SOFTWARE AND SOLUTIONS; PROVIDE PRE AND POST IMPLEMENTATION DOCUMENTATION; PROVIDE ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS TO ENSURE SCALABILITY AND RELIABILITY; RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF SAS SOFTWARE WITH SYSTEMS AND OTHER THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE; IMPLEMENT ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS BASED ON REQUIREMENTS AND SIZING ASSESSMENTS; CONFIGURE, MANAGE, AND MONITOR, AND DEBUG MID-TIER SOFTWARE SUCH AS TCSERVER, JBOSS, AND OTHER RELATED SOFTWARE SYSTEMS. DEVELOP TOOLS AND SOFTWARE TO MANAGE SAS AND THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE; DIAGNOSE, DOCUMENT, REPORT, AND RESOLVE SYSTEM PROBLEMS. WORK DIRECTLY WITH EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS; INTERFACE WITH OTHER SUPPORT TEAMS AND VENDORS; PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. TRAVEL UP TO 10% AS BUSINESS NEEDS DICTATE.
Qualifications: POSITION REQUIRES A MASTER\'S DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING OR RELATED FIELD AND THREE (3) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH SOFTWARE SYSTEMS SUPPORT, SOFTWARE USER SUPPORT, OR SOFTWARE CUSTOMER SUPPORT. MUST HAVE THREE (3) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH UNIX OR LINUX SUPPORTING ENTERPRISE CLASS APPLICATIONS; MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH: INSTALLING AND USING SAS SOFTWARE AND SOLUTIONS; PROGRAMMING IN SAS; EXPERIENCE IN DEPLOYING JAVA EE APPLICATION; EXPERIENCE WITH PYTHON AND ANSIBLE; EXPERIENCE IN COMPUTER CAPACITY PLANNING AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS; EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT.
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