• Cloud Engineer – Docker Development

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
    Requisition ID
    Research and Development
    Visa Sponsorship
    Travel Requirements
  • Overview

    SAS R&D is investing in putting advanced analytics in the hands of as many users as possible, as quickly as possible. We want to go from zero to value in minutes, not hours or weeks. This is a rare opportunity to join this growing group expanding your skills and experience into the build/release of software for rapid deployment into Cloud Architectures and related DevOps functions.


    The ideal candidate for this position will join a small and highly motivated team of developers to evolve SAS’ next-generation cloud deployed software. The developer filling this role must be able both to work well as part of a small aggressive team, and also work independently and take ownership for various deliverables. 


    Primary responsibilities include:

    • Deployment and configuration of a full enterprise stack of proxy/webserver/application server/database/stateful compute servers
    • Implementation of load balancing, fault tolerance and auto-recovery necessary to achieve highly available services.
    • Understanding of the concepts of rolling upgrades and zero-downtime patching/updates.
    • Create high-volume multi-tenant systems with security and failure resilience.
    • Create and implement a DevOps plan with a continuous update pipeline.
    • Enable deployment and usage in the most important existing public and private clouds.
    • Use and participate in best of breed open source code projects.
    • Write and maintain unit tests for all code.
    • Perform other tasks as necessary.

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
    • Experience in software development/programming.
    • Familiarity with the Linux operating system.


    • Self-directed, single-minded dedication to getting the job done.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with others toward a common goal.
    • Ability to excel in focused, goal-oriented, fast-paced environment.
    • A passion for learning about new technologies and applying them to your work.
    • Ability to work with continuous integration and frequent milestones.


    • Familiarity with cloud technologies and providers (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure).
    • Experience with databases, system monitors, process automation.
    • Experience with Java and Golang programming.
    • Experience with scripting languages, especially Python.
    • Experience with at least one of these platform frameworks:  Kubernetes, Docker/Swarm, Ansible, CloudFoundry, Chef, Puppet
    • Experience with taking a project all the way from concept to production.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and use open source technology.

    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    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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