Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”
If so, 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.
What you’ll do
We are seeking a Technical Consultant in the Asia Pacific region. You will engage our cloud and information services teams to deliver on the promise of turning data into insight. Your primary focus will be relating SAS platform requirements into fit for cloud technical architecture. Careful development of best practices suited for delivery and ongoing support increases the likelihood of successful customer outcomes. Guiding and empowering anyone at SAS to architect for delivery and transition to Managed Application Services is at the core of your work.
As a member of a global and highly experienced team, you will get the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills and abilities, and to contribute knowledge and ideas that increase customer satisfaction, profitability, and efficiencies in line with the SAS values and business plan.
Responsibilities: Works and collaborates with others on setting best practices for deploying the foundational elements of the SAS platform (Kubernetes, VM, storage, networking, authentication). Design and test Azure cloud native services that can reduce requirements when hosting the SAS platform. Consult on defining methods to integrate specialized analytics customer requirements with the SAS hosting platform (data lake, batch processing, streaming, data science lifecycle, multi-tenant). Integrate future SAS solutions and lines of business onto the SAS hosting platform. Research and write whitepapers, documentation for Sales and solution architects to pull from for customer proposals. Participate in ongoing training to stay current on the best practices in SAS architecture.
What we’re looking for:
Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, engineering or similar. Two years of technical consulting experience. Experience consulting for public cloud delivery. Azure preferred. Experience with microservices based applications. Experience architecting for stateless and stateful services. Experience with Docker containers and Kubernetes. Experience with CI/CD pipelines. Experience writing technical requirements specifications. Experience with architecture diagramming tools (Visio, Lucidchart). Excellent written and verbal communication in English. Travel: as business requirements dictate.
Preferred: TOGAF certification Experience with Microsoft Azure Microsoft Azure related administeration / architecture certifications
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. SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact. #LI-AS2
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