• Technical Consultant

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

    As a Technical Consultant in the Global Hosting and U.S. Professional Services team, you will support and deliver SAS Hosted Solution offerings involving n-tier architecture software for SAS Merchandise Intelligence, SAS Customer Intelligence, SAS Visual Analytics, and SAS Financial Crimes solutions. Your duties will include: implementation of automated processes that execute SAS solution processes across a range of SAS solutions; planning; exception detection, event management and creation of predefined business reports based on analytical models; extension and automation of existing functionality in the SAS System; collaboration with other members of the development and testing teams with an understanding of the business requirements; advising, assisting, and providing documentation and technical publications for external and internal customers regarding the supported solution, as needed; And performing other duties as assigned. 

    Essential Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or a related field.
    • At least 4 years of experience in a technical role.
    • Experience with Unix shell scripting and UNIX system commands.
    • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills and experience troubleshooting integrated systems.
    • Experience with source control management such as SVN, GIT, Perforce, Mercurial, Rational or other.
    • One or more of the following programming languages: SAS, Python, or PHP.

    Additional Skills and Experience

    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Willingness and aptitude to learn new technologies and languages.
    • Excellent work pace, productivity and time management skills.
    • Experience working within a  team environment.
    • Experience working with customers and ability to react to customer issues with urgency.

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Experience with any RDMS technology: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Teradata etc.

    Experience with monitoring systems such as Zabbix, Nagios or other. 

    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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