• SAS Institute
  • $89,120.00 -130,400.00/year*
  • Taylorsville , NC
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 2310 US Hwy 64 90 W


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As a Sr. Data Architect within Global Hosting and US Professional Services you will lead SAS services delivery projects, including solution definition, implementation, and closeout at customer sites.You possess an expert level of knowledge of Enterprise Data Management, Data Quality, Master Data Management, and Big Data architecture and tools, and ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.You will lead in the design and implementation of complex solution architectures, from traditional data warehouses and data mart implementations, to the next generation data management solutions utilizing and integrating big data and cloud platforms.You must have the ability to relate technical concepts about SAS applications and user needs and oversee the technical progress of ongoing services. You will also assist the sales team with technical activities to maximize revenue opportunities.You will develop and enhance personal and group skills for the benefit of the implementation and delivery process.

*Candidates can work remotely from any Metro area near an airport on the coast of the Eastern US*

Primary responsibilities will include:

? Leading delivery projects directed at the implementation of SAS Data Management technologies
? Conducting project assessments to determine overall scope, work breakdown, and cost of engagements
? Analyzing all information gathered during the sales cycle to translate sales technical vision into a detailed technical implementation proposal
? Performing advanced or complex prototyping for SAS Data Management and/or Data Quality technologies
? Understanding, utilizing and communicating best practice methodologies and industry standards internally and externally
? Assisting in the pre-sales process including:
o Responding to RFI/RFPs utilizing the RFP Repository and crafting thorough and compelling answers

o Delivering and\\\\or directing pre-sales engagements to prove functional capabilities (POC s or POV s), including on-site support as required

? Building trusted relationships with the account executives, business unit partners, and key client account personnel to provide practical guidance in the functional and technical aspects of proposed software and set proper expectations to ensure customer satisfaction
Qualifications

Essential

? Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or related field; with
? 5-7 years of technical consulting, systems engineering, project management, applications development and/or customer support
? Strong applied knowledge of Data Warehousing and Data Modeling fundamentals, with a focus on Dimensional Data Modeling
? Prior experience building Dimensional Data Warehouses and deep knowledge of areas such as change data capture, slowly changing dimensions, data staging and loading techniques
? Superior facilitation, problem solving, organizational, decision-making, written, oral and interpersonal skills
? Ability to conceptualize clients' needs and translate into specific implementation strategies
? Experience to organize, lead, and mentor team members on large delivery efforts
? Travel as business needs dictate
Preferred

? Good understanding of the SAS9 Platform including architecture, security and administration
? Expert in implementing ETL solutions using SAS Data Management or other ETL tools
? Applied expertise with Data Quality solutions such as Master Data Management, Data Standardization, Cleansing, and House Holding
? Understanding of Hadoop Data Architectures and native Hadoop Data Management tools and techniques
? Experience with Cloud Data Architectures and Cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, etc )
? Strong experience and proficiency in at least one relational database such as Oracle, DB2 or Teradata
? Working knowledge of multiple operating systems such as Windows, Linux / UNIX system administration, performance monitoring and evaluation
SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.

Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. 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, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency

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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Associated topics: data administrator, data center, data engineer, data integration, data manager, data management, database administrator, erp, hbase, sybase
Associated topics: data analytic, data architect, data engineer, data manager, data scientist, data warehouse, erp, hbase, mongo database, teradata

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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