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SAS Administrator

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job/Position Description- Performs software administration for Statistical Analysis Software (SAS), requiring strong analytical and problem solving skills- Supports and assists with data quality and data validation efforts and initiatives.- Works under minimal direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.(20%) managing multi-node SAS cluster in a cloud environment. (20%) administration of SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Visual Statistics, SAS Data Preparation, and SAS Data Mining software.(10%) installing and configuring various data sources including but not limited to Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, Snowflake, and Salesforce.(10%) scheduling and automating data extracts from various data sources such as relational databases, Excel, Access DB, Snowflake, Salesforce etc.(10%) administrating Linux operating system.(10%) implementing security controls to protect sensitive data processed through the SAS server. (10%) integrating SAS Server with an identity and access management system using SAML or by other means(10%) automating the monitoring the health of multi-node SAS Server cluster and other resources such as load balancers on a major cloud platform.Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsCandidates that possess one or more of AWS certifications will be preferred. Candidates with SAS/SAS Viya certifications related to administration of tools will be preferred. Knowledge Skills AbilitiesExperience managing multi-node SAS cluster in a cloud environment. Experience in the administration of SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Visual Statistics, SAS Data Preparation, and SAS Data Mining software.Experience installation and configuration of various data sources including but not limited to Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, Snowflake, and Salesforce.Experience in scheduling and automating data extracts from various data sources such as relational databases, Excel, Access DB, Snowflake, Salesforce etc.Experience on Linux operating system.Experience implementing security controls to protect sensitive data processed through the SAS server. Experience in integrating SAS Server with an identity and access management system using SAML or by other meansExperience in automating the monitoring the health of multi-node SAS Server cluster and other resources such as load balancers on a major cloud platform.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Problem solving and analytical skillsInitial Screening Criteria1)Bachelor or masterand#146;s degree in the areas of computer science, math, or equivalent experience. 2)At least six years of hands-on experience in the administration of SAS/SAS Viya servers. 3)At least 4 years of experience in the administration of various tools in a Linux platform.4)Candidates with experience in the administration of SAS Viya 4.0 will be preferred. Additional Information https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=499865 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Austin , SAS Administrator, Other , Austin, Texas

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