Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”
If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.
What we do
We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.
What you’ll do
We’re looking for a Cloud Architect (Customer Advisory (Presales)).
As part of the specialized SAS Strategy and Innovation team the Cloud Architect works with customers by providing cloud and technical architecture expertise in pre-sales situations. We are looking for a hands-on Cloud Technical Architect who will be the key driver in helping position and define next-generation cloud-based AI, analytical and decision support solutions for SAS clients. Merging your cloud expertise with knowledge of the latest cloud-enabled SAS platform, this role will be critical to architecting, demonstrating and proving SAS’ Cloud computing and DevOps capabilities and value of the SAS platform to our clients.
Working with Account Executives and other Customer Advisory (presales) resources to provide the cloud and architecture expertise necessary to develop and support strategic and tactical plans for accounts and specific opportunities;
Participates or leads in defining proposed architectures (which could include SAS technologies and services with deployment options including customer`s on-premises infrastructure, private and public cloud) which will drive value for our clients;
Describing how the SAS solution could be deployed within the client’s cloud and technical environment;
Participating in and delivering presentations, workshops and briefings;
Developing and delivering complex technology proofs such as demonstrations and Proofs of Concepts;
Developing and communicating value propositions and business cases for the proposed architecture;
Supporting relevant components of formal proposals and RFP responses;
Develop and maintain product and technical knowledge for the SAS Platform;
Develop and maintain deep technical understanding of relevant cloud architectures (and vendors), and how the SAS Platform architects and deploys within these architectures)
Assisting in demand-generation activities;
Ensuring successful transition of the proposed technical requirements and capabilities from the Presales phase to the Implementation teams;
Maintain a high degree of familiarity with relevant emerging trends in technology and our client’s business environments.
What we’re looking for
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada.
SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above.
The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.
Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.
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.