Sr. Technical Consultant

Job Locations SA-Riyadh
Requisition ID
20049652
Job Category
Consulting
Travel Requirements
None

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

SAS is searching for a sr technical cloud consultant to set up and implement SAS Analytics Platform for our customers located in Saudi Arabia. SAS Analytics plaftorm incorporates various tools for data analyses (opensource or proprietary) with an engine to execute them, a database management system to keep and manage them for ongoing use, and mechanisms for acquiring and preparing data that is not already stored. If you enjoy direct contact with external customer, helping with architecture definition, installation, administration and maintenance of analytics platform solutions in various shapes and forms, this might be your next career opportunity.

 

You will:

  • Define architecture and technical requirements of the SAS products before installing the SAS platform.
  • Provide installation/administration and maintenance services for a SAS platform in a Project lifecycle.
  • Provide technical support to Implementation Engineers during a Project lifecycle for issues related with SAS platform
  • Provide technical consulting services to customers such as upgrading or administration for their current SAS platform
  • Deliver SAS Infrastructure related trainings such as  Platform Administration or Platform Installation
  • Learn new SAS technologies related with SAS platforms and architectures and being a pioneer for the market

What we’re looking for

  • Solid amount (preferrably 5+ years) of hands-on experience with installation/implementation of platform solutions (or related – with equal technical complexity)
  • A good team-player who is self-motivated, result-oriented, hardworking and able to work under pressure with collaborative communication skills
  • Proactive and adaptive to changing circumstances
  • Previous experience with customer-facing role
  • Willing to learn new technology
  • Analytical problem-solver
  • Trouble-shooter
  • Attentive to details
  • Fluent in English and Arabic

Here is a list of hands-on experience with technology we believe will help you get familiar with SAS environment quickly. These are “soft” requirement which means we will happily review your profile even though you may not have some/have other technical skills than the below-mentioned ones:

  • Knowledge of Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSql) and SQL language
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies (preferably Azure)
  • Knowledge of Container Technologies (Docker, Kubernetes etc)
  • Knowledge of Programming Languages -  preferably R, Python
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems especially Unix
  • Knowledge of Ansible
  • Knowledge of LDAP
  • Basic Knowledge of Web Technologies and Applications Servers
  • SAS knowledge or certification is a plus

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:

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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