SAS Institute Inc. Technical Architect in Cary, North Carolina
As a Platform Technical Architect, you will use your experience and leadership to work closely with other SAS Architects and Installation Consultants in design, planning, and execution of architecture and installation projects. Primarily, this role will support a large number of installation projects across the US to ensure the best possible quality and experience for our customers. The architecture phase of a project is often our customer’s first interaction with Professional Services which makes this role a strategic part of our customer relationships. In addition, you will work with Sales and Pre-Sales Engineers during the software sales cycle to advise on SAS products and supporting infrastructure. You will also work with SAS Global Hosting and U.S. Professional Services personnel to estimate consulting services for our customers.
Gather requirements for, plan, and validate customer deployment architectures to ensure feasibility.
Validate software orders to ensure compatibility with deployment architectures.
Assist in creation of Pre-Installation documents based on deployment architectures and software orders.
Certify customer readiness for installation and configuration services.
Coordinate with install consultants to share relevant knowledge gained during pre-install activities.
Support installation consultants while they are performing installation and configuration services as needed.
Participate in the Global Communities of Practice for architecture and installation to develop best practices and processes.
Support pre-sales efforts within the practice.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Computer Science, or a quantitative field.
5+ years of experience in SAS software implementation and support.
3+ years of experience architecting and implementing complex SAS Architectures.
- 1+ year of technical leadership of coordinating / supporting technical projects and teams.
Additional Abilities and Knowledge:
Demonstrated understanding of SAS Architecture and deployment of SAS software in complex environments.
The ability to gather requirements needed for deployment planning.
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Ability to develop and disseminate current and future best practice methods within SAS Architecture.
Ability to work and learn independently.
Travel up to 50%, mostly domestic.
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.
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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Requisition ID: 20025804
Visa Sponsorship: No
External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc
External Company URL: www.sas.com