SAS Operations Admin/developer

  • A2C Consulting
  • United States
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

Environment: LInux/sas Cloud


The SAS Administrator would need to have at least 8+ years of product implementation and administration of SAS BI and Analytics platforms. The SAS Platform Administrator/GRID Administrator provides operational enhancements, maintenance, installation and support of the SAS GRID and Visual Analytics platform. This includes providing SAS platform security management and SAS application support, and ensuring processes are aligned with tactical and strategic information management initiatives. The SAS Platform Administrator/GRID Administrator serves as liaison between the SAS Developers and enterprise infrastructure support teams to ensure appropriate delivery of technology solutions (performance tuning, data modeling, capacity and utilization, backups, disaster recovery, user support, training and documentation) in accordance with business requirements and objectives. The SAS Platform Administrator/GRID Administrator also ensures the platform is positioned for compliance with IT policies and standards and agreed upon service levels.

Required Skills: Iinux/sas Cloud

    • Grid Manager experience and understanding of LSF

    • Visual Analytics / LASR administration experience

    • Ability to coordinate issue resolution with business users

    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

    • LINUX and Shell Scripting

    • Ability to document configurations

    • Environment manager experience (installation and configuration)

    • Good communication skills to effectively communicate across a wide audience


    • Ownership of SAS 9.4 DEV, PAT, and PROD Linux based environments that support regulatory modeling and reporting services

    • Drive best practices in administering environments with Mid-Tier, Metadata, Grid, and Visual Analytics clusters

    • Installation, Configuration, Alerting and Reporting of SAS monitoring using Environment Manager and custom shell scripting on Linux. Implement automated monitoring and notifications across the environments

    • Perform installation, upgrade and configuration of SAS technology products on all supported server environments including hotfix installation and configuration, release upgrades and migrations

    • Monitor the overall availability and performance of the current SAS technology server environments and take corrective actions as necessary to insure peak operational performance

    • Proactive review of the environments/logs/configurations to ensure issues are mitigated prior to becoming larger issues on the environment

    • Customer service and SAS Technical Support with our LOB to drive best practices in using the SAS environments

    • Engage with SAS Tech Support and Infrastructure partners as necessary to troubleshoot SAS incidents. Serves as an escalation point for escalated production and/or platform issues

    • Provide technical leadership and direction as it relates to design and implementation for the SAS platform

    • Own and drive the SAS Product patching and release upgrade activity and act as liaison to SAS for any support issues

    • Provide troubleshooting of SAS 9.4 environments, backup and restore strategies, license file updates and maintenance

    • Provide and deploy Security, Audit compliance best practices including measurement and reporting

    • Designs solutions to reduce the operational and management complexity of the platform

    • Perform platform capacity planning and management

    • Execute change control and promotions activities

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