Senior Solutions Architect - Risk Technology - Remote

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Senior Solutions Architect - Risk Technology - Remote or Hybrid


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About the job  


The Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions (RQS) division at SAS is looking for a senior professional with background in financial services industry, who will be responsible for assisting with the development and integration of one of our core areas of focus: Asset-Liability Management (ALM)/Integrated Balance Sheet Management (IBSM). This is a unique opportunity for a bold, solution-oriented individual to help advance our risk management software business at SAS.   

Work Location: Position is open to work in the US or [list specific countries] based on where the candidate is eligible to work.


As a Solutions Architect, you will:  

  • Play a pivotal role in the ALM/IBSM solution’s design cycle and achievement of software development targets.
  • Evaluate and validate the value and vision of the ALM/IBSM solution from a (prospective) customers’ perspective.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of industry trends with respect to ALM/IBSM and become a trusted internal advisor within RQS.
  • Influence the future direction of the ALM solution, including prioritization of features and definition of user experience.
  • Partner with project and development teams to develop and deliver targeted solutions for new customers and provide existing RQS ALM/IBSM customers with ongoing support/subject matter expertise.
  • Provide RQS Pre-Sales with technical solution support (e.g., solution demos).
  • Interact with Research and Development in resolving client issues as well as assist in the testing of new functionality.
  • Maintain knowledge of assigned domain, processes, data, and systems, including industry best practices for the business function.
  • Serve as a consultant and liaison between business and technical community to foster collaboration, clear and transparent communication and ensure mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Lead and document functional requirements for developing and implementing enterprise business applications, products, and services, including SAS products, SAS custom-built solutions, 3rd party products as well as associated integrations and data.


Required Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of ALM/IBSM discipline and financial product modeling/analytics.
  • Experience with software development cycles and/or in modeling in SAS or other analytical tools like Python, R, etc.
  • True team player who can work collaboratively with other constituents across RQS and the broader SAS organization.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • S./B.A. required in economics, finance, accounting, or other quantitative areas. Post graduate degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience within a Treasury Department at a bank or similar financial intermediary.
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a Risk & Quantitative Solutions Business Unit strongly preferred.
  • Advanced degree (MSc , PhD or equivalent).
  • Relevant academic research publications a plus.
  • CFA or FRM is a plus.
  • Familiarity with software design patterns (e.g., UML)


World-Class Benefits  

Highlights include...

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental and vision plans with a low annual deductible and copays.
  • Onsite Health Care Center (HQ) that’s free to employees and covered family members.
  • Onsite pharmacy (HQ) where a 30-day supply of any generic drug costs $5 or less. Not local? They ship for free.
  • An industry-leading 401k plan.
  • Generous time away including vacation time, a variety of paid holidays, and our much-loved U.S. Winter Wellness Break between December 25 and January 1.
  • Volunteer Time Off, parental leave and unlimited paid sick days.
  • Generous childcare benefits for all full-time employees.


Diverse and Inclusive

At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture – it’s about adding to it. We believe our people make the difference. Our diverse workforce brings together unique talents and inspires teams to create amazing software that reflects the diversity of our users and customers. Our commitment to diversity is a priority to our leadership, all the way up to the top; and it’s essential to who we are. To put it plainly: you are welcome here.


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/Affirmative Action 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: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.


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