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SAS Systems Admin - Senior


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We're looking for someone to further build on the strong foundation of our client's SAS tools suite. Our client is searching for motivated individuals with experience in SAS Administration who will be a strong advocate of SAS-based solutions and help ensure the successful implementation of these tools in addressing client and internal support needs.


  • Takes the lead in establishing SAS-based environments for a broad suite of SAS tools including Visual Analytics, 9.3 and 9.4 suite, and others as they become pertinent
  • Works with Technology staff and leads the creation of standards for development, administration and support policies for these environments
  • Works with infrastructure staff to ensure the necessary hardware and software requirements for SAS environments are being met; including capacity planning, monitoring, and maintenance
  • Works closely with infrastructure staff to automate installs, updates and support processes
  • SAS 9.3, 9.4 and VAS Administration
  • Supports SAS on Windows and Linux-based environments and helps educate other staff in best practices related to supporting SAS
  • Uses SAS tools to improve internal operational efficiencies by helping to improve the visibility of information through SAS-based reporting and data presentation
  • Automates data manipulation processes and educates team members on opportunities where SAS tools can be used
  • Prepares and conducts system and program tests requiring the interfacing of hardware and software of moderate complexity
  • Serves as contact for user-reported problems
  • Compiles reports on system performance and/or usage
  • Develops training material and/or conducts demonstrations
  • Uses Management Console to add users, register tables, and other basic administrative functions
  • Executes complex queries of large SQL/MySQL table(s) efficiently utilizing Base SAS, SAS/ACCESS to SQL/MySQL, Enterprise Guide, DataFlux, and/or DI Studio
  • Demonstrates excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Is self-motivated, creative, and inquisitive problem solver with a strong work ethic
  • Is able to generate written documentation of all work performed


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field, preferably in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 8+ years of SAS Administration experience with a networked interactive environment in user support, customer support, or training required
  • Experience working with SAS 9.3, SAS 9.4, Grid Manager, RACE and LAZR
  • Experience with performance tuning/capacity planning of SAS products
  • Understanding of security, performance, server design, Microsoft Windows integration, SAS products, and storage
  • Knowledge of change management procedures and version control
  • Ability to comprehend the details of complex, multi-tier, system and application software
  • Ability to effectively communicate designs and decisions to peers, customers and management


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