• Systems Engineer

    Job Locations MY-Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur
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    The JMP and SAS Connection

    JMP is a business unit of SAS that produces interactive software for desktop statistical discovery. Pronounced “jump,” its name suggests a leap in interactivity, a move in a new direction. JMP has been a part of SAS since the first version of JMP statistical discovery software was launched in 1989, bringing interactive data visualization and analysis to the desktop. SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 60,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®. For more information please visit



    Our mission is to spread the use of JMP products far and wide within the science and engineering communities. We are a successful and growing division of SAS, which makes JMP a rewarding place to grow a career.

    We are currently seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In this role, you will provide technical pre-sale and post-sale support to JMP clients. This support often relies upon advanced knowledge of statistical processes and/or industry knowledge gained from on-the-job experience. 

    JMP Live is a web-based collaborative analytics platform for JMP, the premiere product for statistical discovery from SAS. We are using the most modern Web technologies to create a product with JMP's signature interactivity, reaching new customers on desktop and mobile platforms. 



    • Partner with an Account Executive and an Inside Sales Representative, leveraging different skill sets and abilities to meet common goals.
    • Utilize strategic selling techniques to meet sales objectives for a territory and/or given accounts.
    • Prepare custom presentations based on opportunity analysis.
    • Provide timely follow-up and communications to clients and colleagues.
    • Plan appropriate product deployment and implementation.
    • Provide customer service and post-sales care to ensure account satisfaction and growth.
    • Customize, present and evaluate sales seminars.
    • Provide support at conferences, trade shows, user group meetings or other gatherings.
    • Assist with training of staff.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelors Degree in  Statistics, Computer Science or other quantitative/Engineering field.  
    • PhD or Master's degree is an advantage.
    • 5+ years of experience in technical pre-sales, training, consulting, technical support, or a related area (such as Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Engineering, Reliability, Quality, Modeling, Data Mining and etc) of expertise including 3+ year of applied statistics related to industry.
    • Outstanding public speaking experience
    • Excellent customer facing skills including experience with customer needs analysis and presentations.
    • 40% travel is required.



    • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to relate technical and statistical concepts to industry personnel.
    • Ability to work and learn independently and as part of a team.
    • Previous experience with analytical software sales and territory start-up in a technical role.



    • Teaching experience in a quantitative field applying analytics or statistics using JMP or Minitab in two or more industry domains.


    Additional Information


    SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations.  To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.




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