SAS

  • Sr. Associate Analytics Software Tester

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
    Requisition ID
    20022071
    Category
    Research and Development
    Visa Sponsorship
    No
    Travel Requirements
    None
  • Overview

    Germany SAS

     

    SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.

     

     

     

     

    Join the world's leading analytics software company and make a difference in the way advanced analytics research is practiced!

     

    SAS provides customers with the most comprehensive, advanced suite of predictive analytics capabilities on the market. Whether it’s a team of data scientists or automated applications providing real-time answers, organizations keep pace with analytical demands and quickly gain valuable insights from their data enabling them to make smart business decisions. Come make a difference on the Risk and Quantitative Solutions team by positively impacting industries including banking, insurance, and energy trading.

     

    SAS’ Quality User-Driven Enterprise Software Testing (QUEST) for Risk and Quantitative Solutions team is seeking qualified candidates to create, execute, and automate analytic-based tests for industry leading, state-of-the-art computing platform and regulatory compliance solutions in the areas of Multi-Threaded Computing, Machine Learning, Insurance and Actuarial Science, Accounting, Data Mining, and Statistics.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Review industry research or regulatory literature to analyze, design, develop, execute, and verify independent test programs, procedures and methodologies used to validate numerical accuracy of implementations;
    • Write test programs to prepare and explore potentially large, complex data to assess performance of analytical software and ensure the processes are of the highest quality;
    • Create usage, validation and application-based test plans and other related test documentation as required;
    • Assist in the development, integration, maintenance, and documentation of test automation tools and strategies that will add value to testing cycles;
    • Interact directly with product marketing managers, industry experts and product developers to test analytical models and solution code during the development life cycle to ensure software quality and delivery of planned functionality;
    • Assist in selecting methods, techniques, and procedures during the development of analytical software and communicating these decisions through thorough documentation, presentations, or verbal communication with a variety of other teams;
    • Build experience in testing specialized area of analytics by participating in professional short courses or conferences;
    • Review solution / product documentation;
    • Evaluate fix requests, track specific defects, verify fixes, and work with technical support to respond to customer questions.

    Qualifications

    Essential:

    • Master’s degree or higher in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Operations Research);
    • 2 years of experience writing software applications and/or testing software systems.
    • Demonstrated aptitude in one or more programming languages such as Python, SAS, or Java.

    Preferred:

    • Practical experience implementing test automation tools and designing automated test suites;
    • Excellent working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.
    • Demonstrated aptitude for problem solving and debugging of complex software systems; ability to develop creative solutions to complex technical problems.
    • Excellent written and verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to think analytically and to effectively communicate problems and fixes with development, peers and management.
    • Excellent time management skills with the ability take initiative and adapt to changing testing requirements.

     

     

    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

    SAS is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.

    Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.

    SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

     

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