SAS Administrator

Description of Work
  • Provide day-to- day administrator support for maintaining a stable and scalable SAS Data Analytics Platform (DAP) and products installed on the platform.
  • Lead efforts in defining and setting up working environments for various customer engagements that will be utilizing the SAS Application platform.
  • Lead efforts in developing policies and procedures for ensuring optimal operability of the DAP environment.
  • Conduct reviews and define strategies for configuring and implementation SAS Application Tools that best meet the customer requirements and environment.
  • Provide recommendations and assistance to researchers and analysts who are exploring and utilizing the latest SAS Data Analytics capabilities.
  • Work with customers to understand and define project security, data, and operational requirements

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 14 Years of relevant work experience OR Master's degree and 12 years of relevant work experience OR a minimum of 18 years of relevant work experience as a SAS Developer in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience as a SAS Administrator working with SAS products on a Windows platform
  • Minimum of 4 years of combined experience in 2 or more of the following:
  • Experience in managing SAS Application and Operating System level security, managing SAS Configuration Files,
    planning and scheduling SAS processes,
  • Experience managing multi-tier SAS platform with products listed under SAS Data Analytics Platform (DAP)
  • Experience in setting up Data Access in SAS, including registering libraries and tables in the metadata, updating table metadata, setting up data access, and troubleshooting data access
  • Experience with different SAS servers and troubleshooting potential configuration problems
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and
    non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis.
  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (green card holder)
  •  Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with DB2 database preferred
  • Experience in managing multi-tier SAS platform products like SAS EBI, EDM, EM, Forecaster, Model Manager and Visual
  • Analytics
  • Experience with SSL encryption of mid-tier information preferred and integrating PIV card and Active Directory Authentication,
  • Experience using a formal, software development lifecycle methodology
  • Knowledge of SSA Enterprise Architecture
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Visio applications
  • Knowledge of 508 accessibility standards
  • General knowledge of Project Management concepts
  • Excellent communication skills and be effective technical writing skills
  • Proactive self-starter

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