SAS Administrator

Buffalo, NY 14205

Posted: 11/13/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: IT Job Number: 1368 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

Lighthouse Technology Services is seeking a SAS Administrator for a Direct Hire role in Buffalo, NY.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist as a secondary SAS administrator for the team’s assigned applications (SAS Grid, MRM, RFW, QAM, and desktop SAS).
  • Assist with the SAS application support and monitoring and also user setup and support across many business lines that utilize the bank’s SAS environments.
  • Facilitates moderately complex to complex technical projects from proposal through post implementation.
  • Consults with internal application owners to identify their requirements for infrastructure to support their application.
  • Completes various system testing activities not covered by clients completing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) or other teams.
  • Provide critical expertise to all aspects of our SAS environments which includes the implementation, configuration, upgrade, maintenance, coordination, problem resolution, testing, usage and performance monitoring and the design/development of SAS system infrastructure and how the SAS products work together and integrate to other systems within the Bank.
  • Provide expertise surrounding infrastructure requirements, planning and implementation both with SAS applications as well as outside of the SAS world.
  • Consult with internal application owners in the analysis of short and long-range business requirements and initiatives that may result in changes to the supported environments and related architecture.
  • Coordinate and provide estimates for moderately complex to complex projects and complete estimates for assigned components on large projects, inclusive of timelines, application and project phases.
  • Serve as subject matter expert to internal application owners and project members to consult and advise on how applications and infrastructure may be impacted by enterprise-wide initiatives, such as an acquisition or major change in products/service.
  • Work with pertinent vendors to gain thorough understanding of project functionality and needed infrastructure components and provide insight on implementation.
  • Participate in and document the architecture and data mapping for integration of systems within the team to provide a holistic view across all applications supported.
  • Ensure the Bank process and documentation is followed to comply with Corporate Technology standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure efficient and timely resolution of issues arising from testing or implementation to ensure expected performance.
  • Ensure issues, incidences and questions are documented, reported and resolved as required. 

Requirements Include:

  • 5 + years of SAS Administration:  Expertise as a SAS administrator REQUIRED: will work with our other SAS administrator to gain knowledge of specific environments.
  • 3- 5 + years of Linux administration HIGHLY PREFERRED
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 8 years’ systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 8 years’ systems analysis/application development experience
  • Python scripting
  • Linux shell scripting
  • Knowledge of Java J2EE/Web Services
  • Provide a good understanding of hardware architecture/design as they will work closely with the underlying hardware of the supported systems and new projects.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Job Requirements

Requirements Include:

  • 5 + years of SAS Administration:  Expertise as a SAS administrator REQUIRED: will work with our other SAS administrator to gain knowledge of specific environments.
  • 3- 5 + years of Linux administration HIGHLY PREFERRED
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 8 years’ systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 8 years’ systems analysis/application development experience
  • Python scripting
  • Linux shell scripting
  • Knowledge of Java J2EE/Web Services
  • Provide a good understanding of hardware architecture/design as they will work closely with the underlying hardware of the supported systems and new projects.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

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