• Technical Enablement Academy - Associate Systems Developer

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    Germany SAS


    SAS is a global leader in analytics and we are proud of the fact that our software affects the world around us. Through our innovative software and services, SAS empowers customers to transform a world of data into a world of intelligence. From helping resolve critical humanitarian issues, to changing conversations around behavioral health and protecting at-risk children, we believe in connecting analytics and advocacy to create something new, better, purposeful and lasting.  In addition, SAS is regularly recognized for providing an enriching work environment that ignites employees’ creativity while giving them opportunity to change the world. Inspired and intrigued?  Keep reading about an incredible opportunity offered to early career IT talent.


    As an Associate Systems Developer, you will be placed within our IT organization according to your best fit and SAS’ business needs. 


    As an Associate Systems Developer, you will:  

    • discuss the client’s requirements and the proposed solution
    • use development tools to write and test code to develop these solutions
    • test and modify systems to ensure that they operate reliably
    • respond to feedback
    • write documentation and operating manuals
    • train users and provide support
    • fault finding, diagnosing and fixing bugs


    To prepare you for this position and a career in IT, you’ll attend an 18 week intensive technical training program. In addition to providing soft skills training, the Technical Enablement Academy provides training in core SAS technology areas. The program begins with concentrated training where you will learn about SAS as a company, our products, and our core IT practices. During the Technical Enablement Academy, key stakeholders provide guidance, coaching and expert feedback. You will also have an opportunity to achieve multiple professional SAS certifications.



    Essential Requirements:

    • 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 an on-call rotation schedule (may include periodic after-hours work)
    • Good written, verbal, and visual communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences



    • Experience with Python versions 2.7.x and 3.x
    • 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, HTML5, CSS
    • Advanced level of Linux knowledge
    • Experience with Shell scripting (PowerShell, CMD, PERL, etc.)
    • Knowledge of cloud services and technologies


    Additional Requirements:

    • Good analytical, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently or part of a team
    • Good organization and execution skills(delivery mindset)
    • Shows some analytical abilities and data-driven decision making



    **This is an entry-level position.**



    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 (PDF). Also view the supplement EEO is the Law (PDF), and the notice Pay Transparency (PDF).

    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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