Associate Systems Developer

Job Locations US-NC-Cary
Requisition ID
Information Technology
Visa Sponsorship
Travel Requirements


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.





As an Associate Systems Developer, you will work as part of a team to build network automation for SAS Global Network teams, create and automate ServiceNow Catalog Items for self-service as well as other general automation. Focus on building automation to enhance internal services and improve internal customer experiences.  Utilize REST architecture and current web technologies. Projects offer opportunities to design and architect automated solutions, implement high-value automation, and frequently communicate with stakeholders.  Fast-paced environment with shifting priorities to meet internal customer requirements.


Primary Responsibilities for this Role Include:

  • Designs and writes new or revised program language code or processing routines.
  • Modifies, maintains, and updates software at host level such as compilers, link editors, assemblers, OEM utilities, macros, and subroutines.
  • Develops and review operator and control instructions.
  • Prepares and conducts system and program tests requiring the interfacing of hardware and software.
  • Performs programming tasks including program design, coding, debugging, and documentation.
  • Prepares feasibility studies and designs tests to determine operating characteristics of software as required.
  • Verifies and tracks "bugs" isolated by other groups.
  • Transfer and test applications across multiple environments.
  • Develop examples for demonstrations.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field
  • Minor software design and development experience
  • Minor experience with Linux operating systems
  • Minor experience debugging and troubleshooting system interoperability
  • Participation in a weekly business hours on-call rotation schedule.


  • Experience with Python versions 2.7.x and 3.x
  • Experience with Django web framework
  • Experience with Ansible and Ansible Tower
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Experience with ServiceNow
  • Experience with MySQL or other relational databases
  • Experience with web technologies including JavaScript
  • Knowledge of networking technologies (firewalls, DNS, DHCP)
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Collaborative team experience with proven problem-solving skills
  • Advanced level of Linux knowledge
  • Experience with Shell scripting (PowerShell, CMD, PERL, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cloud services and technologies
  • Proven proactive/creative management of issues
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to manage project requirements and interface with employees of varying skillsets in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills



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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