Technical Consultant (Early Career)

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

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


Implementation consultants within the SAS Justice and Public Safety Professional Services Team are responsible for the deployment, configuration, customization, integration and successful customer adoption of SAS’s suite of Justice and Public Safety solutions currently centered around the Intelligence and Investigations Management (IIM) product suite.


Consultants are involved in customer engagements at all lifecycle stages from assisting in pre-sales activities, contributing to proposals and RFP / RFI responses, all stages of implementation projects from initiation through requirements analysis, deployment, testing, enablement and post-deployment support. The role has a significant customer facing aspect and consultants in this position are expected to be able to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all time and in a manner that is appropriate for the unique dynamics of customers in the Justice and Public Safety domain. Over time, consultants in the role should become domain experts in the deployment of systems to Justice and Public Safety customers, understanding and being able to articulate the commonly seen system functionality, security and administrative considerations, legislative requirements and common integrations.


You will

  • Provides timely, professional and quality delivery outputs on assigned projects, leveraging expertise in the application of specific SAS technologies, solutions, methodologies, and project experiences
  • Understand, utilize and communicate best practice methodologies and industry standards internally and externally
  • Leverage detailed technical knowledge to support sales opportunities and implementations across solution domains including Proof of Concept and solution demonstrations
  • Install SAS software solutions and any required supporting products for knowledge sharing and demonstration purposes as assigned
  • Contributes to detailed technical documentation as required, such as requirements, design, administration and user guides
  • Participate in product and solution training to acquire and maintain a detailed level of product knowledge of core components of SAS offerings
  • Work and collaborate with others on consulting projects and special projects as assigned
  • May conduct customer sessions for requirements gathering, data discovery, analysis, reporting and presentation
  • May lead knowledge transfer sessions internally and/or with customers
  • Participate as part of a larger team in requirements and design sessions
  • Work on tasks assigned by senior resources
  • Develop a fundamental understanding of SAS products, architecture and implementation best practices

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • Data management and data integration / ETL experience, preferably using SAS technologies
  • Web interface development using Javascript, Typescript, Angular or similar frameworks
  • REST API development and consumption using one or more programming languages such as Java or Go
  • Knowledge and experience deploying applications using Docker Containers and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge and experience of deploying and maintaining applications on Linux servers – preferably Fedora or its derivatives (RHEL / CentOS)
  • Knowledge and experience with SAS Visual Investigator and / or Intelligence and Investigations management
  • Knowledge and experience developing reports within SAS Visual Analytics
  • Prior experience working within the Justice and Public Safety domain
  • Must be a US Citizen



  • Cary, NC or Arlington, Va office location preferred.



Travel to customer sites is a requirement of the role and while the amount of travel required will vary from project to project, consultants can expect at times to be travelling up to 75% of their time.




  • 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.

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 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.


All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at SAS only sends emails from verified “” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at before taking any further action. 



Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share with your networks