Technical Training Consultant (Early Career)

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ | US-Remote
Requisition ID
Early Career
Visa Sponsorship
Travel Requirements

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.

Are you a problem solver and love learning new technology? Do you enjoy teaching and helping others solve problems? Are you a skilled communicator that enjoys working as part of a highly motivated team to develop applications, presentations and collaborate on projects?  If this excites you, then SAS Technical Training Services is the place for you! As a Technical Training Consultant, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with technical experts from across many divisions of the company to share new ideas, techniques, and approaches for developing and delivering training materials on a wide array of SAS software. You will work with leading edge software, tools, and resources to teach our customers how to solve their business problems. 


SAS CEO Dr. Goodnight has said that the company’s most valuable asset are the employees, and SAS’ award-winning culture makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. That means we push boundaries daily and at SAS, you’ll be encouraged to use your imagination and constantly try new things.


To prepare you for an opportunity with SAS US Professional Services, SAS invests in your curiosity by providing you a 14 week intensive technical training program. The Technical Enablement Academy provides training in core SAS technology areas. You’ll receive the tools necessary to enable you to implement software to meet the complex computing and analytic needs of our customers. During the Technical Enablement Academy, key stakeholders provide guidance, coaching and expert feedback. You will also have an opportunity to achieve multiple professional SAS certifications. To enable your successful transition to consulting services, we will also provide best practices on customer interactions.


Academy start dates:  February 2022 and June/July 2022


What you’ll do

  • Build and apply expertise in programming and analytical techniques, SAS technologies, and related third party software 
  • Deliver training to customers, partners, and/or at academic institutions. This training may be face-to-face (when COVID has improved), or delivered using a web-based classroom
  • Develop learning assets for e-learning, classroom training, and mentoring engagements
  • Collaborate with experts across many SAS divisions to develop and deliver custom training based on our customers business problems and specific technology needs
  • Directly assist customers who are using analytical enterprise-class, multi-tier software applications and/or solutions


What we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Business Information Technology, or Management Information Systems or other related quantitative field
  • Academic or work experience with R, Python, SAS or programming in a third or fourth generation language
  • Academic or work experience with database concepts, preferably in technology areas as such as business application development, database management systems, Hadoop, data warehousing, data presentation and visualization, or web applications and services
  • Ability to travel to deliver training at SAS offices and on-site at customer locations
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with users with various technical backgrounds
  • Technical writing experience
  • Public speaking experience such as presenting papers or classroom teaching
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with hardware environments supported by SAS software


The nice to haves

  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, etc
  • Project and/or internship experience demonstrating individual and team work abilities
  • Experience programming with the SAS language


Additional Information

  • This is an entry-level position with 1-2 years of experience preferred
  • Location:  Any major U.S. city
  • Travel Percentage:  up to 50% (when COVID has improved)



  • 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. For more information on US Equal Employment Opportunity, read more here: 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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In order to work at SAS, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.




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