SAS Architect

SAS Architect

by Brian Borsa|April 4, 2013



Cycle3 IT Staffing is seeking a SAS Technical Architect for a long term contract.

This position(s) requires a minimum of five years of increasingly complex and progressive experience with SAS/BASE, SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence, SAS Data Integration, SASManagement Console, SAS/JMP & SAS Enterprise Guide. 

This position(s) requires a minimum of five years architecting and administering SAS environment. 
Serve as a senior level resource(s) that is skilled with these products to support various analytics, reporting, data management, architecture, administration and ad hoc reporting. 

Proficiency Requirements: 

SAS Technical Architect 
The Technical Architect for this project will need to have a wide array of skills and experience with multiple product suites. This person will have to wear multiple hats throughout the engagement. 
In addition to direct experience/knowledge of how to use these products, it is necessary to understand how they interoperate. Administration of the environment will also be crucial. 
Experience with SAS Enterprise Data Integration. 

o Experience using DI Studio to create data integration jobs. 
o Experience with the various nodes within DI Studio to derive the needed integration tasks. 
o Experience with DI project repositories and change management as needed. 
o Experience with some basic best practices of data integration. 
o Experience creating DI jobs and scheduling them to run on the server to bring in source data, modify it as needed and load target data. 
o Understanding of what data formats are needed for statistics, modeling and QC analysis. 
Experience with SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence. 
o Experience with client tools such as Information Map Studio and Web Report Studio to create metadata information maps and web reports as needed. 
o Experience with the SAS Information Delivery Portal as a means to surface web reports and content to report consumers. 
o Experience with SAS BI Dashboard to create dashboard reports as needed. 
o Experience with OLAP Cube Studio in creating OLAP cubes that can be surfaced in web reports, Enterprise Guide, MS Excel, etc. 
o Experience with Enterprise Guide to perform ad-hoc reporting. 
o Experience with SAS Stored Processes to create reusable code that can be used across reporting environments. 
The ability to use these products in support of the SAS QC Analyst/Statistical Modeler is crucial. Some examples include: 
o The ability to create Data Integration jobs to prepare data for QC, STAT and/or E-Miner modeling projects. 
o The ability to surface SAS Analyst results as viewable reports within the SAS EBI environment using any of the available EBI reporting methods. 
The SAS Consultant will also: 
Be knowledgeable in SAS products so that over the course of the project, the consultant can make full use of SAS, and the related implementation and Development/support
Possess the ability to perform with little direct supervision as a self-starter. 
Demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills. 
Be a self-motivated, creative, and inquisitive problem solver with a strong work ethic. 
Be (or rapidly become) a thought-leader in the area of quality control with respect to QLA(Quality Control Analysis) and ECM(Enterprise Case Management) as it pertains to the customers mission. 
Be able to generate written documentation of all work performed. 
Have effective oral and written communication skills. 
Possess the ability to manage daily tasks with little direct supervision. 
Be imaginative, inquisitive and able to troubleshoot issues; 
Be customer focused; and have good oral and written communication skills (including the ability to communicate effectively). 
Understand and translate clients business requirements into workable technical solutions. 
This consultant will also work hand in hand with the QC Analyst/Statistical Modeler and the internal SAS QLA/ECM resource in performing workshops as well as activities within the day to day needs of the project.


A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a curriculum or major field of study which provides substantial knowledge useful in managing large, information system, a physical science, engineering or a mathematics – intensive discipline, or an applicable training certificate from an accredited training institution. 


To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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