• Lead IT Software Developer

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

    As the demand for analytical insights abound, the need for quality data that is easily accessible through an enterprise data warehouse or data mart is at an all-time high. In delivering high-value analytical models, data preparation and data integration comprises over 80% of the overall effort. Therefore, to ensure continuous delivery of new insights and intelligence, dedicated focus on data management and data integration is crucial.


    As a Lead Data Integration developer on the Enterprise Analytics Services team, you will be responsible for extending SAS’ internal enterprise data warehouse and data marts, creating analytical base tables to support advanced analytics models, and preparing and transforming data for reporting and visual analytics efforts. You will be responsible for designing new data structures, loading them using standard ETL / ELT techniques, and assisting data scientists in leveraging the output for analytics initiatives.


    The Enterprise Analytics Services team utilizes the latest SAS products and interacts with internal SAS organizations to provide analytical insights empowering data-driven decisions. Team members are engaged in advanced analytical initiatives for HR Analytics, Customer Analytics, and IT Analytics.  As a member of this team you would have the opportunity to assist with the data management and data preparation components from the project discovery to the data analysis phase and the final visualization and conclusion phase.





    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems or related quantitative field.
    • Three to five years of practical experience in a data integration environment, utilizing SAS & SQL programming languages related to area of assignment.
    • Background knowledge and best practices of data warehousing fundamentals, ETL, and dimensional modeling techniques.
    • Experience in technical lead role for a data integration/data warehouse project.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to formulate and communicate ideas, technical concepts, and best practices internally and externally.


    • Ability to mentor other staff members
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work with business owners to understand their needs and transform those needs into design requirements
    • Ability to effectively communicate designs and decisions to peers, customers and management
    • Experience with supporting customers through an analytic journey
    • Excellent troubleshooting and issue resolution skills.
    • Understanding of SAS products, data structures and programming technologies
    • Experience with SAS Data Management, including SAS Data Integration Studio and SAS Management Console
    • Experience loading data and creating reports into SAS Visual Analytics
    • SAS Certified professional


    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 are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. 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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