SAS Administrator in Arlington, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology has an immediate opportunity for a SAS Analyst with the following duties and responsibilities included (but not limited to):


• Responsible for the functional/technical administration of Enterprise SAS environment. This includes supporting the technical architecture as well as supporting end user inquiries.
• Provide subject matter expertise for production and / or platform issues.
• Establish best practices and guidelines for use of the SAS platform.
• Evaluate performance and recommend / implement measures to improve performance of the SAS environment.
• Provide recommendations on current and future platform capacity requirements.
• Create and maintain a library of supporting documentation.

Position Requirements
• Support multiple analytic tools under Enterprise SAS such as SAS studio, Enterprise Miner, Enterprise Guide, SAS Visual Analytics, and SAS Management Studio.
• Apply maintenance releases, upgrades, and hot-fixes as required
• Design solutions to reduce the operational and management complexity of the SAS platform
• Design, implement, and maintain platform security
• Create SAS libraries
• Register and mange metadata for SAS libraries
• Maintain SAS user access
• Renew SAS licenses
• 3-5 years’ experience in SAS implementation, installation, architecture design, and administration
• Hands-on experience with SAS (PC SAS, Enterprise Guide, SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office, Enterprise Miner, SAS Studio)
• Strong SAS BASE development and debugging skills
• Experience with SAS Management Console and / or SAS Environment Manager
• Experience writing SAS programs and creating SAS configuration files
• Experience administering multi-tier SAS environments; various types of SAS servers; troubleshooting same
• Background in administering SAS Mid-tier (e.g., Stored Process, Workspace, OLAP, SAS VA, LASR Analytics servers)
• Proficient in SQL, Oracle, and/or Microsoft SQL Server
• Familiar with UNIX/LINUX shell scripting

Certifications
• SAS Platform Administrator certification preferred

This program only accepts US citizens and/or Green Card Holders. The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. 

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