SAS Engineering Consultant

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
J & C Associates Ltd
Location:
Shropshire
Published at:
07/22/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2167640

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We are IT Recruitment Specialists partnered with a prestigious Global Consultancy who require a SAS Engineering Consultant for one of their Public sector Clients based in Telford(WFH currently).

  • IR35 - This role is Inside of IR35

Role and task description -

  • Serves as SAS subject matter expert by educating team members and business partners on best practices related to SAS (9.4 and Viya) as well as identifying opportunities where SAS tools can be used.
  • Leads the creation of standards of development, administration and support policies for SAS environment.
  • Ensure the necessary hardware and software requirements for SAS environments are being met including capacity planning, monitoring, and maintenance.
  • Improve internal operational efficiencies by using SAS to help improve the visibility of information through SAS-based reporting and data presentation.
  • Understanding of SAS product security, performance, server design, Lunix/Unix integration, and storage;
  • Experience with performance tuning/capacity planning of SAS products.
  • Design, Architecture design and implementation of complex end to end SAS 9.4 - SAS Viya solutions.
  • Understanding of how SAS works, SAS services, configuration, batch orchestration, SAS in cloud deployments etc.
  • Several years of experience in the SAS programming and implementation of Business Intelligence and analytic projects.
  • Design and development dynamic end to end SAS solutions.
  • Ability to provide SME experience across a variety of different SAS technologies including data management, visualisation, administration, architecture, fraud etc.
  • Develops user training material and or conducts demonstrations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and keep up to date with the SAS product roadmap.
  • Delivering solutions through an agile delivery framework.

Application Experience including, but not limited to the following:

  • SAS MC, SAS Environment Manager
  • SAS DI, SAS DataFlux, SAS Data preparation Studio
  • SAS Studio, SAS EG
  • SAS EBI platform, including Stored processes.
  • SAS Grid (inc. queues, resource mgt, storage, high availability etc)
  • SAS CAS, Base, Macro Programming, DS2, Proc SQL, Proc FreqSQL
  • SAS Visual Analytics, RTENG, SAS Visual Investigator, SAS VTA
  • SAS VDDML, SAS EM (nice to have)
  • SAS Services, Object Spawner, Autoexec, Application Server(s), Launch Service etc.
  • SAS Configuration (including Grid)
  • SAS Jobs, Batch Orchestration, 3rd party scheduler, including LSF, Cron, Control-M etc.
  • Datamodelling (eg Kimball etc.), Data Warehousing Data Marts, Reporting and Summary Layer
  • Lunix/Unix O/S experience (including O/S settings)
  • Integration with variety of databases, including Hadoop, Oracle, Teradata, MySQL, SQL Server, SAP etc.
  • API integration.
  • Performance Tunning (Application/Platform based)
  • Platform Monitoring (across the variety of solutions, applications, platform)
  • Building End to End Solutions (including NFR).
  • Certification in SAS (Platform, Data management)
  • Cloud Experience (AWS, Azure)
  • Kubernetes Experience (Nice to have)

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more, please send through your CV and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note, candidates are often Shortlisted within 48 hours.