Software Engineer

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  

As a Software Developer at SAS in the Marketing Sciences, Development and Technology group, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining a wide range of global marketing systems and applications that support SAS’ worldwide marketing efforts. The core of the team’s mission is customer support.  The group is comprised of Software developers, testers, and project managers all focused on providing SAS marketing with the best possible tools, data and resources to do their jobs.


You will:

  • Design and develop high quality, testable and scalable software solutions within established timelines while adhering to Marketing Sciences & Technology best practices and processes.
  • Actively involve 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 Marketing Sciences & Technology standards.
  • Participate in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and alerts stakeholders of issues blocking or preventing completion of task.
  • Ensure quality through functional, unit and performance testing; work closely with testing by providing thorough reviews of the test plan and communicate when updates to the plan should be made to cover code changes related to enhancements, redesigns and/or bug fixes.
  • Maintain accountability for the entire life cycle of the code including support for both internal and external consumers.
  • Provide customer and user support.


What we’re looking for

  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related quantitative field.
  • 4+ years of experience as a Software Developer.
  • 2+ years SAS Programming (Base SAS, SAS Macro, SAS DI Studio).


The nice to haves  

  • Java. 
  • MySQL and other databases.
  • Rest API.
  • Familiarity with Linux and/or Windows operating systems.
  • Experience with testing.


Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work independently, or as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Work well with deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills.


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.


Applicants from all geographies are eligible, but they should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


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