Data Management Specialist – SAS

SAS Admin

Job Description

  • 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.
  • 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 .

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities.

  • Experience with SAS Environment Manager
  • Master's degree and 5 years of experience, Bachelor's degree in computer science, or related degree and 7 years of related work experience; 11 years of related work experience will satisfy degree and experience requirement
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience as a SAS Administrator working with SAS products on a Windows platform
  • Expertise and experience in supporting SAS Application and Operating System level security, managing SAS Configuration Files, planning and scheduling SAS processes, integrating PIV card and Active Directory Authentication,
  • 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
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Able to obtain position of Public Trust designation.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Experience with DB2 database preferred
  • Experience supporting multi-tier SAS platform with products listed under SAS Data Analytics Platform (DAP) that includes SAS EBI and Model Manager
  • Experience with SSL encryption of mid-tier information preferred
  • Experience using a formal, software development lifecycle methodology
  • Knowledge of EIA 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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