SAS

Cloud Solutions Architect

Job Locations ES-Madrid
Requisition ID
20040564
Job Category
Sales/Pre-Sales
Travel Requirements
25%

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

You will assist industry focused sales teams with sales activities to maximize revenue opportunities and ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction. You’ll provide sales support and advisory services for high stakes, qualified sales opportunities to senior audiences and key decision makers. In this role, you’ll also provide enterprise architecture and cloud deployment expertise to assist our sales teams, customer advisory, and senior management within sales opportunities. If you have hands-on expertise within the cloud technology landscape, and a knack for DevOps, you may be our newest team member.

 

At the heart of the role is the ability to provide storytelling and business experience to all stakeholders with an aptitude to develop and articulate the right solutions to the customer’s needs. To be effective in this role, you’ll need to understand – and communicate – the relationship between business processes and technology solutions. You’ll help to define the business value that cloud based AI and Analytics solutions can provide and demonstrate its use.

 

  • Support the sales force in translating the needs of the customer into working SAS solutions by elaborating business cases.
  • Able to understand the language of the customer and to translate this in a compelling value proposition for the customer.
  • Work with other teams to ensure the successful outcome of trials, evaluations, proofs-of-concept and any technical aspects of the customer advisory process.
  • Advise on the design and the implementation of advanced, technology-driven solutions.
  • Prepare, run, give demo’s and speak at industry events using your business and technical expertise.
  • Contribute to and manage the technical elements of RFI/RFP/Tender completion and submission.

 

What we’re looking for

  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field (or equivalent)
  • Significant experience in presales, sales or business consulting in a similar role
  • Experience and/or certification in Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF) 
  • Experience with one or more major cloud environments such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Experience with technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, VMWare, OpenStack
  • Programming skills with one or more modern languages (scripted or compiled) – e.g. KSH, Python, Perl, C, C++, Java, JavaScript
  • Willing to acquire the technical knowledge of core SAS technology

 

Other skills

  • Highly commercial attitude, active listener
  • Focus on finding solutions
  • Dare to take calculated risks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work against deadlines, stress tolerant and flexible
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel

 

Why SAS 

  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

 

Additional Information:

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action.

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action.

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