Software Developer - User Interface

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
Research and Development
Visa Sponsorship
Travel Requirements

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 Software Developer - User Interface and a member of the Data Management team in the R&D division at SAS, you will join an innovative and dynamic development team designing software for our next generation product suite to help users manage and make sense of big data. You will design, develop, and support graphical user interfaces and web application software for the Data Management Division product line. 


You will:

  • Design, develop, and write complex and original software code, application dependent routines, and project deliverables.
  • Provide support for released applications and maintain existing project deliverables by making necessary changes.
  • Perform development-level testing of projects, which includes verifying, tracking, and fixing bugs, as well as modifying project design.
  • Anticipate technical anomalies and enhancements for various environments.
  • Transfer and verify entire applications across multiple environments.
  • Design, develop, and ensure the quality of various prototype and demonstration systems.
  • Assist in the writing of external and internal documentation.


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 a related quantitative field.
  • Some experience or coursework with web applications development using JavaScript.
  • Some experience or coursework with a JavaScript framework, such as React, Angular, or Vue.


The nice to haves  

  • Experience with the React JavaScript framework.
  • Some experience or coursework knowledge of Java.
  • Exposure to web services.


Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Ability to think analytically and to effectively communicate problems and fixes.
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to formulate and adhere to good development and testing practices while providing well designed, testable, efficient code by following documented software development best practices.
  • Quick learning, self-motivated, and a dependable professional.
  • Understanding of Agile development practices.



  • 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.


This position will be seated out of SAS Headquarters in Cary, North Carolina



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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