SAS

Sr Software Consultant - Technical Integration

US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
2017-7758
Category
Research and Development
Visa Sponsorship
No
Travel Requirements
25%

Overview

Germany SAS

 

**This is a contract position and is not eligible for company benefits**

 

No matter the industry, organizations are collecting data at a faster pace than they can often handle. SAS provides everything they need to make sense of that data, manage its growth and determine what information brings the most value. Whether it’s to reduce fraud in banking, speed drugs to market in life sciences, forecast demand in retail, detect security breaches in government or identify students at risk of falling behind, SAS takes pride in making a difference.

 

It’s not often your work can have such great and lasting impact on the world but this is one such opportunity.  You will be contributing to and owning the development and integration capabilities of one of SAS’ premier products, the Memex Platform.  Memex assists criminal justice systems in preventing crime by helping law enforcement proactively investigate open criminal cases and manage suspects, confiscated property, confidential informants, field reports, and intelligence.

 

                                                                                                                                      

 

About SAS:
SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.

To learn more, visit http://us.greatrated.com/sas.  

 

You will be contributing to and owning the development and integration capabilities of one of SAS’ premier products, the Memex Platform.  Memex assists criminal justice systems in preventing crime by helping law enforcement proactively investigate open criminal cases and manage suspects, confiscated property, confidential informants, field reports, and intelligence.

 

In this technical consulting role, you will provide additional software configuration, development and integration capabilities to the Justice and Public Safety Professional Services team.  This is a development position requiring hands-on expertise using C#, Perl and other programming languages, within the Linux platform, while working onsite at the client in the Austin area. 

 

While primary duties will focus on defining the functionality and scope of features and services as well as delivering the completed product, you will actively interact directly with the client groups, as well as act as a product expert focused on alleviating any customer concerns proactively. 

 

This position will require someone who can work independently and as part of a team that is delivering software installation, configuration, customization or data Integration services to a strict project schedule.  You will accurately assess levels of effort and be able to report progress or roadblocks proactively. 

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Computer Science, or related field
  • Cumulative 8 or more years of relevant professional experience.
  • 4 or more years of professional consulting experience involving implementation, configuration and customization of applications for deployment at customer sites
  • 4 or more years Software Development and Relational Database Experience – preference will be given to candidates with experience of working in a professional software R&D department.
  • Understanding of data integration methodologies and concepts
  • Experience developing and managing internal unit and integration test processes as well as working with the customer during formal acceptance testing including management and remediation of defects identified during this phase of a project
  • Experience in a customer facing role with the ability to interact with the a customer’s technical and business users to elicit and verify requirements, provide technical and or functional level presentations
  • Ability to travel as business needs require.

 

Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above. 

 

Technical Requirements

            Required:

  • C# (.Net)
  • Perl
  • SQL Programming
  • Web Services / SOAP / XML
  • Putty/WinSCP
  • Linux/ Bash/shell scripting
  • Visual Studio
  • RDBMS 

Very Helpful:

  • ETL Technologies
  • Windows
  • Java
  • Subversion

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate with people of various technical and business backgrounds, including the ability to explain difficult technical concepts in simple terms to business users
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as an individual or part of a team
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Prior experience of the Memex product set would be advantageous, but not necessary as training will be provided.
  • Exposure to SAS products, with emphasis on DI Studio and Visual Analytics

 

Preferences:

  • Experience using, deploying and configuring SAS or similar products, in particular SAS Memex Platform, Data Integration Studio and Visual Analytics.
  • Work location in Austin, TX on customer site, in SAS Austin offices and from home
  • Position is a long term contract (multi-year) and requires 1099 services.  

 

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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 will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in IT engineering, computer science
  • 5+ years’ experience of programming and/or support for database application
  • Experience of Data Warehouse, Data Mining will be advantages
  • Customer service oriented, possess strong service mind

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