• SAS Technical Consultant

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  • Company Overview

    The consultant will provide consulting services, including solution development, implementation, and closeout.   And s/he will work with other SAS business units and customers to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. 


    Primary Responsibilities  

    • Provide reliable and timely delivery of targeted projects, working as an expert in the application of specific SAS solutions and technology as well as Implementation methodologies. 

    • Configure SAS software solutions and any required supporting products for customer engagements, knowledge sharing, and demonstration purposes as assigned. 

    • Work closely with the global community of consulting, technical support 

    • Understand, utilize and communicate best practice methodologies and industry standards internally and externally. 

    • Participate in/conduct product and solution training to acquire and maintain a detailed level of product knowledge of core components of SAS offerings. 

    • Scopes and defines work effort, schedule on phase/project. 

    • Builds a trusted relationship with the stakeholders to provide practical guidance in the functional and technical aspects of proposed software and set proper expectations to ensure customer satisfaction. 

    • May conduct customer sessions for requirements gathering, data discovery, analysis, reporting and presentation 

    • Learns advanced programming techniques using SAS 

    • Acts as project technical lead in domain of expertise. 

    • May act as a lead on projects of small to medium scope. 


    No / limited domestic and international travel as business demands 

    • SAS Technologies: SAS Programming, DI Studio, BI / Visualization (VA), SAS Platform Architecture 

    • Platform – Windows, Linux  

    • Database: Oracle or Postgres or any other relational database system 

    • Web Technology: XML 

    • Other Skills: SQL, Linux Shell programming, Data Integration & end-to-end Data Management, Performance tuning 

    • Implementation/Upgrade/Support of SAS Risk Solutions  

    • Customization of solution user interface 


    • Expertise in Base SAS, SAS Macros and SAS Stored Processes programming and/or Scripting languages – Python/Lua/groovy 

    • Hands-on expertise in SQL concepts  

    • Knowledge of performance tuning techniques 



    • Exposure to Cloud and SAS Viya 

    • Experience with implementing, configuring, developing any SAS Risk Solution - Credit Scoring, Regulatory Risk Mgmt., MRM, MIP, IFRS9, CECL, SAS RFW, SAS IRM, Stress Testing 


    Other Skills: 

    • Good problem solving, organizational, decision-making and mature role model behaviour 

    • Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems, and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously  

    • Sound written & oral communication and interpersonal skills 

    • Stakeholder management 

    • Ability to relate technical concepts to SAS System applications and user needs. 

    • Ability to conceptualize clients’ needs and translate them into specific implementation strategies. 


    • Listed above 


    • minimum 2 years in Risk (credit, market or Op risk) and/or Regulatory Compliance in a financial institution or similar experience gained through working for a software vendor or a consulting organization 


    • 3-9 Years 
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Statistics or any other technical background 


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