SAS

  • Installation Consultant

    Job Locations US
    Requisition ID
    20026571
    Category
    Consulting
    Visa Sponsorship
    No
    Travel Requirements
    50%
  • Overview

    As an Installation Consultant, you will take a lead role during implementation projects to perform technical planning, installation and consulting for SAS solutions. As a member of the implementation project team, you will take an active role during service delivery phases; working with other team members to build a trusted relationship with the program manager, project manager, technical/solution/integration architect, business consultant, data scientists/modelers and the local country SAS team (if international customer). You will provide thought leadership and be the point person performing software installation, configuration and validation.

    We are looking to add well-rounded members to our team to implement our solutions and provide technical consulting to some of our largest and most prominent customers.  This position will have a strong focus on SAS Fraud Management which is an industry leading, end-to-end financial fraud and risk detection and prevention solution incorporating the latest technologies and advanced analytics, such as neural networks, machine learning, and other adaptive learning techniques.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Technical consultant for discovery meetings to collect, analyze, clarify and document technical requirements during customer implementations.
    • Possess strong knowledge of SAS products for participation in the design and implementation of complex deployment architectures. 
    • Serve as the technical liaison with customers and internal project managers during all phases of the installation/configuration service. 
    • Possess an understanding of customer architectural considerations and the ability to communicate SAS technical architecture within the context of the requirements for a successful deployment of the software. 
    • Develop and enhance personal and group skills internally as well as with customers to foster a long-term relationship and partnership.
    • Collaborate with R&D and Product Management in providing feedback from the field and the customer as well as sharing your domain and industry expertise to advise future state of the solution.

    Essential Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering Business, Computer Science, or related field.
    • 3+ years of implementation (service delivery), customer and systems support, application development or systems engineering.
    • Administration-level command of Linux operating environments (RHEL, SuSE, etc.).
    • Experience installing multi-tier enterprise software systems.
    • Understanding of relational database concepts and technical user experience (Preferred: Oracle or IBM DB2).

     Preferences:

    • Demonstrated knowledge of SAS v9 business intelligence, analytics and/or data warehousing/ETL software.
    • Message queuing concepts, experience with IBM MQ, ActiveMQ or other AMQP products.
    • Exposure to advanced analytics techniques and concepts, such as machine learning and data modeling.
    • Experience working internationally or with international customers.
    • Understand, form and execute SQL language.

    Additional Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical internal and customer audience of all levels.
    • Demonstrated success working in a team-oriented collaborative environment.
    • Ability to adjust to cross-cultural etiquette and sensitivities.
    • Ability to travel up to 50% (both domestic and international).

     

    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values 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 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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