Sr Associate Software Developer (C++)

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
Early Career
Travel Requirements
Position Type

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. JMP is an independent division of SAS with a 30 year history of providing interactive, graphical, statistical discovery software to the engineering and scientific communities.


We are looking to hire a Software Developer in to the JMP team who will be responsible for writing and maintaining C++ code for a large desktop application (Mac and Windows) with a regular release cycle. In particular, you will be working within a small team to the display and scripting infrastructure that enables rich statistical analyses and dynamic visualizations.


What we’re looking for:

  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
  • Software engineering expertise (design, refactoring, debugging)
  • C++ expertise (standard libraries, memory management)
  • Strong communication skills (wiki editing, presentations)

The Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with JMP or similar products
  • Experience with computer graphics (Canvas, OpenGL)
  • Experience with statistical analysis and data visualization
  • Math expertise (geometry, linear algebra)
  • Online contributions (stackoverflow, github, blogs, twitter)

Other knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with peers and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time across multiple projects.

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, if you have the skills required we would love to hear from you!



  • 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.


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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