• Test Engineer - Contractor

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

    * This is a 12 month Contract assignment requiring you to work out of our Cary, NC HQ.


    Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”

    If so, you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences, or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.


    What we do 


    We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.


    What you’ll do  


    As a SAS Test Engineer – Contractor, you will conduct testing to ensure quality within timeline expectations during the development cycle for the in-house sales and marketing application.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Designs, develops, and executes test plans, scenarios, and/or processes.
    • Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
    • Interacts directly with developers to test program code to ensure software quality and functionality.
    • Involves stakeholders to ensure consistency in product and/or feature integration.
    • Identifies and verifies defects.
    • Participates in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and communicates status and risks.
    • Reviews relevant documentation.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Expected to ask questions and seek assistance as required without prompting.
    • Exercises good judgment as to methods, techniques and evaluation criteria.
    • Assists development staff with documentation examples.
    • Coordinates testing procedures and schedules.
    • Affects the quality of software products by influencing the design and testability during development.
    • Plans, implements, and adjusts scheduling strategies based on feature requirements.
    • Suggests process improvements.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Working knowledge of REST API, User Experience Design and Testing.
    • End to End testing of Angular software.
    • Solid understanding of software testing tools, methodologies and principles.
    • Knowledge of third-party products such as Postman, Restlet, or Talend.
    • Knowledge of querying relational databases such as Oracle.

    What we’re looking for

    • You’re curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
    • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field.
    • Requires five years of experience testing software and/or general programming.
    • Travel on an as needed basis.
    • 12 month contractor position.
    • Location: Cary, NC HQ only.


    • Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered.


    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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