Information Systems Engineer (Early Career)

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
Early Career
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. 


What you’ll do

The Corporate DevOps Enablement team is responsible for providing mid-tier platforms which allow our developers to innovate and deliver solutions for our customers and the business. In addition, we support a number of legacy systems to keep the lights on while they are migrated to these newer platforms. 


You will:

  • Enable stream-aligned DevOps teams to deliver rapid value by delivering platforms they can build on
  • Enable Continuous Integration and Delivery by providing a standardized pipeline experience for teams
  • Design novel solutions using both public and private cloud platforms to solve business needs
  • Work with Information Security and others to understand what needs to be handled by the platforms we support
  • Construct Infrastructure as Code routines that are leveraged to ensure cloud services have configuration needed for ongoing support
  • Support legacy environments while we work with teams in migrating to DevOps practices and cloud adoption


What we’re looking for

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar quantitative field.
  • You have a passion for automation and empowering others through self-help
  • You have experience writing scripts and/or APIs in a modern language (Python, Go, PowerShell, etc.)
  • You have experience delivering solutions in one or more public clouds, i.e., Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, etc.
  • You have familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • You have familiarity with fundamental cloud, security, networking, and distributed computing environment concepts
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.


The nice to haves

  • Experience providing services as a platform to enable other teams to build from
  • Experience with monitoring and writing self-healing routines to ensure platform uptime
  • Experience with Python or PowerShell: writing scripts, applications, or APIs
  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, or other Infrastructure as Code/Configuration Management applications
  • Experience with developing/managing applications in Microsoft’s Azure Cloud
  • Experience with git, GitHub, and GitHub Actions for source control and Continuous Integration/Delivery
  • Experience with supporting applications in an enterprise environment on both Linux and Windows
  • Experience working in an Agile sprint-based environment


Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong prioritization and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
  • Ability to manage time across multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate designs and decisions to peers and internal customers
  • Ability to produce clear and concise system and process documentation
  • Ability and willingness to participate in an afterhours on-call rotation



  • 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:

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. 


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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