Solutions Advisor (Risk and Finance Advisory team)

Job Locations IT-Milan | ES-Madrid | PT-Lisbon | FR | PL-Warsaw | UK
Requisition ID
20050999
Job Category
Research and Development
Travel Requirements
10%

 

 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. 

The Risk & Financial Advisory group within the SAS Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions (RQS) organization is dedicated to providing advisory on solutions and consulting services in the areas of Risk Management mainly in Financial Services

 

What you’ll do

As Solution Advisor in the Risk and Finance Advisory team you will assist SAS and its customers to shape the best solution for their Risk and Financial Management needs. This includes to advise during implementation, service estimates, product content creation, to engage with customers during sales processes, support on proof of concept efforts, perform implementation training and in general enable SAS consultants and partners globally.

 

You will:

  • Strategizing with sales team and partners on objectives for customer engagements, understanding how this activity relates to overall sales plans and providing functional solution leadership for sales opportunities
  • Create relationships with SAS customers as a trusted advisor and partner
  • Lead functional assessments to understand solution requirements for risk and finance frameworks and solutions
  • Collect, consolidate and provide actionable, field specific feedback to evolve solutions in-line with market needs
  • Demonstrate analytical leadership in delivering SAS Risk and Finance solutions to customers within an agile project delivery framework
  • Train on Solution capabilities and teach best practices on system implementation and to risk consulting teams globally
  • Interact with clients during sales processes to assess and advise on functional and operational business needs
  • Develop Proof of Concepts, Demos and other technical assets in the context of customer engagements
  • Design and technically deliver SAS Risk Solutions

 

What we’re looking for

  • Must be a passionately curious, dedicated life-long learner with an analytical mind, strong communication skills to convey the technical to a non-technical audience, and an accountable problem-solving disposition
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably 10 years, on leading implementation of Risk or Financial Management solutions within a financial institution or consulting firms.
  • BS in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, or other quantitative field preferred
  • Ability to coach and mentor colleagues on risk and finance technical topics
  • Ability to travel at least 50% globally. Candidates must be located near a major airport
  • Experience with third or fourth generation computer programing language and risk modeling

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.

Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. 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.

 

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