• Sr Information Systems Engineer - Mac

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

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


    If so, then 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

    This position is responsible for the entire Apple Mac platform at SAS. You will be responsible for system automation, configuration management, and deployment engineering. Experience with macOS and Linux and the enterprise best-practice toolsets for managing them is a must. You will get to design and engineer the future of the Mac platform at SAS, and should demonstrate strong leadership and a curious, self-directed work ethic.


    You will:

    • Develop strategies and code for macOS endpoints, whether personal devices, automated testers, or virtual machines, to ensure our employees have the tools they need to do amazing work.
    • Coordinate the ongoing automation, testing/QA, and deployment of Apple and third-party software updates.
    • Manage operational deployments of Mac management services using VMware vSphere, Linux docker hosts, and containerized apps.
    • Maintain, collaborate, and create new python and swift automation tools.
    • Work closely with the Security team to ensure device compliance with security goals.
    • Author knowledge base articles and train the employee service desk to better assist customers of the platform.
    • Serve as an escalation point for Incident management.


    What we’re looking for

    • Strong experience with:
      • Munki
      • MDM for macOS
      • Python
    • Working knowledge of the following:
      • Salt or other Configuration Management.
      • Git
      • AutoPkg
      • Django
      • AWS: Specifically S3, CloudFront, and Lambda.
      • Trends and best practices using open source enterprise Mac management tools.
    • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

    The nice to haves

    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams to achieve desired results
    • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
    • Previous experience working with international offices
    • Familiarity with Apple Care for Enterprise (ACE)
    • Modern management experience with MobileIron or InTune
    • Other knowledge, skills, and abilities


    Why SAS

    • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
    • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.


    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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