C++ Software Developer (Hawaii)

Job Locations US-HI-Honolulu
Requisition ID
Research and Development
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. 


What you’ll do

We’re looking for a Software Developer to join the Honolulu analytics team, which includes Ph.D. graduates and affiliates of University of California at Berkeley, Stanford, Princeton, Harvard, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  The multi-disciplinary team, working closely with Professor Robert A. Jarrow of Cornell University, combines expertise in computer science, economics, finance, physics, astrophysics, mathematics, and machine learning. 


You will:

  • Contribute to all phases of the software development life cycle; requirements gathering, design, implementation, and testing.
  • Ensure quality of software through code reviews and other methodical software quality assurance processes.
  • Interact with very experienced financial experts, both inside and outside of the company, to explain advanced risk management analysis accurately and clearly.

 What we’re looking for

  • 5 years of C++ development experience 
  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Statistics, or equivalent experience and expertise.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence verything we do.
  • Job located in Honolulu, Hawaii

 The nice to haves

  • Master’s or Ph.D. Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Statistics, or equivalent experience and expertise.
  • Experience in the information technology or software development industries.
  • Understanding of technical systems processes.
  • Knowledge of financial mathematics.
  • Relational database and SQL experience.
  • Software versioning and revision control system experience.

  Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work within a highly motivated team to meet established project goals.
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal direction and supervision with very talented co-workers.
  • Ability to gather, interpret, and effectively communicate massive amounts of information.

 Why SAS

  • 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 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.

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.


All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” 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 Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action.



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