SAS Administrator

Job Locations IN-Pune
Requisition ID
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Research and Development
Travel Requirements

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 and changing the way we live.


The Risk Solutions development team is focused on the creation of risk and finance related applications across the Banking and Insurance sectors. As a valued member of this dynamic team, you will be on the crossroads between:  

  • the creation and ongoing support of the regulatory contents for various Risk Solutions, 
  • supporting SAS customers in several countries to ensure that they can make best use of our risk products, 
  • supporting SAS field teams in achieving customer success by providing techno-functional expertise in Risk Management and Finance. 


What you’ll do


The role is base­d in the Pune R&D Center, at SAS R&D Pune facility.  As a SAS Admin in our team, you will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience on best SAS Admin practices through exposure to working with rest of R&D and global teams, and experiment with the latest technology on the market.


You will: 

  • Analyse multi-tier architecture for SAS Risk and Finance solutions at customer sites
  • Provide guidance to implementation teams on best practices in developing required infrastructure 
  • Develop and execute strategy for upgrades and migrations of solution configurations to SAS environments such as test and production 
  • Develop integration points amongst SAS products, 3rd party software
  • Provide expertise and support of the middle tier technologies used in SAS 9.4 and SAS Viya platform as required 
  • Be a de-facto subject matter expert for SAS 9.4/Viya platform, providing guidance and coaching to customer resources to accomplish software rollout 
  • Develop and support scripts as needed by the clients IT standards to do server start up, monitoring, and backups 
  • Develop best practices documentation and provide technical leadership by contributing and sharing information with peers 
  • No / limited domestic and international travel as business demands 




What we’re looking for 

  • 6-8 Years of relevant experience
  • SAS Platform Administration (9.4/Viya) – Installation, Configuration, license renewal, hot fix application for SAS Platform, SAS Grid Administration and SAS Application support.
  • Migration of SAS metadata and stand-alone applications to SAS Grid and/or Dev-Test-Production promotion
  • Exposure to SAS Backup and recovery
  • Exposure to administering AD/LDAP, SASAUTH, SSL, SSO, and IWA for SAS environments will be a definite plus. 

Nice to haves 

  • Hands on experience in administering solutions like SAS RFW, SAS IRM, MIP installed on Grid
  • Experience in third party tools and utilities like Hadoop, samba etc.
  • Developing & scheduling UNIX scripts in crontab for proactive server monitoring.
  • Kerberos setup between SAS and Hadoop

Soft Skills

  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do
  • Comfortable giving formal technical presentations to customers and peers. 
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Quick and self-learner.
  • Ability to work independently, or as part of a team.
  • Ability to understand and translate technical and business information to internal/external audiences. 


Education Preference

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline

Nice to have

  • Certificates in SAS Platform Administrator for SAS9
  • Certificates in Cloud technologies


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