Sr Associate Software Developer - Social Innovation

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

What you’ll do:


Are you motivated to push the boundaries of technology and vision? The SAS Social Innovation team is looking for a Sr Associate Software Developer with a desire to use their skills to make a positive impact on the world. You will help design, develop, and debug cutting-edge applications that appeal to a community of users who are passionate about doing good. The purpose of the Social Innovation team is to employ SAS resources and technology to create authentic brand experiences, highlighting our corporate stands on data for good, diversity & inclusion, education and innovation.


You will:


  • Designs and develops high quality, testable and scalable software solutions within established timelines while adhering to R&D best practices and processes
  • Actively involves other project stakeholders (e.g. managers, developers, user interface and visual designers, product managers) to ensure implementation satisfies functional requirements and is consistent with established R&D standards
  • Participates in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and alerts stakeholders of issues blocking or preventing completion of task.
  • Ensures quality through functional, unit and performance testing; works closely with testing by providing thorough reviews of the test plan and communicates when updates to the plan should be made to cover code changes related to enhancements, redesigns and/or bug fixes.
  • Maintains accountability for the entire life cycle of the code including support for both internal and external consumers.
  • In collaboration with technical writers, authors appropriate level of design and technical documentation that satisfies both internal and external consumers


What we’re looking for:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field.
  • 2+yrs of software development/programming experience
  • Website development experience using HTML5 and CSS3
  • Java and JavaScript/TypeScript programming experience
  • Familiarity with ReactJS, NodeJS, RESTful APIs, SQL
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable.These are our values and influence everything we do.


The nice to haves:


  • Mobile application and/or mobile web development experience
  • Understanding of container development and deployment in a cloud environment
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD tools
  • Experience writing unit tests
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools

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. 


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:

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 Pay Transparency notice.


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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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.


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