Senior Technical Architect

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SAS is the global leader in analytics, with more than 40 years of industry leading innovation and award winning culture. Our employees are the heart of our business. With your help, we’ll continue to evolve and lead the way into the next frontier of analytics.

By joining the SAS Consulting team, you will be the face of SAS during the implementation and delivery of SAS Solutions to our customers. Engaged onsite, you can be with a customer for a day or for more than a year depending on the scale of technology they have signed up for. This is a hands-on technical role offering variety in both specialization and industry exposure.

SAS Philippines is looking for a Senior Technical Architect to provide technical leadership and expertise in architecture solutioning whilst leading the implementation of the technical solutions and working closely with customers and the internal SAS team. The TA will lead in design and implementation of complex solution architectures; participate in the design process; relate technical concepts to SAS System applications and user needs and oversees the technical progress of ongoing services projects. Reporting to the Consulting Manager, your responsibilities will include;


Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze all information gathered during the sales cycle to provide technical requirements translating sales technical vision into a detailed technical implementation scope.
  • Scope and defines work effort, resource plan, and estimates cost on phase/project. Conducts project requirements gathering.
  • Lead the implementation of the scope as Technical Lead including installing and configuring SAS software solutions leveraging on SAS methodologies.
  • Understand, utilize and communicate best practice methodologies and industry standards internally and externally.
  • Leverage detailed technical knowledge to support sales opportunities and build a trusted relationship with the Account Executive and customers to provide practical guidance in the functional and technical aspects of proposed software and set proper expectations to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • May assist in the response to RFI/RFPs utilizing the RFP Repository and crafting thorough and compelling answers.
  • May perform advanced or complex prototyping for SAS foundation technologies.
  • May conduct pre-sales implementations to prove functional capabilities, including on-site support as required.
  • Provide support for user group events and trade shows.
  • Work proactively with Systems Engineers for the purpose of cross-training and knowledge transfer.


Relevant experience and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Computer Science, or related field.
  • At least eight years of architecture solutioning and technical implementation experience, project management, applications development and/or customer support.
  • Solid experience in end-to-end solutions design including Infrastructure and Application servers.
  • Effective business communication skills including strong presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to work independently.
  • Prior experience in working with project teams.
  • Experience in consulting and client facing roles and working in project environments
  • In-depth technical knowledge, including; Server and operating system platforms, Middleware and integration, Storage technology, Big Data technology
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Infrastructure components, such as; Virtualised computing platforms, Database platforms, Security implementations.
  • BI / Analytics technologies and/or data warehouse technologies.
  • Understanding of standards and processes as applicable to software/systems delivery.


About SAS:

With 2,500 employees in Asia Pacific and more than 14,000 worldwide, SAS has an extensive network of subject matter experts ready to apply their expertise to some of the world’s biggest challenges. The SAS Philippines office in Makati City is made up of approximately 80 employees and is the perfect place to be if you want a career in analytics. From a market standpoint, SAS has a dominating presence in over 83,000 customer sites, ranging from telecommunications, banking, retail, manufacturing, government and others.

SAS helps organisations drive value from data. This includes detecting fraud, transforming customer experiences, and even finding cures for diseases. We give customers a 360-degree view of their business – from reporting on historical data, to real-time decisioning, through to forecasting future possibilities based on historical trends. We are also leading the way in the development of emerging technologies such as machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence.

If you are interested in furthering your career in analytics, there’s no better place than SAS. In joining SAS Philippines, you will have access to many benefits including holiday and leave entitlements, varied allowances, insurances, social activities and more. Additionally, you can get your hands on new SAS technologies with access to free online training and lifelong learning opportunities.

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