SAS Administrator


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a SAS Administrator! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contact
Title: SAS Administrator
Term: 9-month contract – 35 hours
Location: Toronto, Montreal and St. John’s
Job ID number: C1084


Brief description of duties:


We are looking for a Senior IT Technical Advisor – SAS and BI, for our D&A Enterprise data warehouse and SAP BO services offer.

The consultant will be 

  • Accountable for planning support for SAS and  Business Objects 4.3 environments including data processing and assigning tasks to provide this support.
  • Identifies solutions that will help achieving D&A data vision and objectives using your  knowledge of data integration of SAS and other tools or database software like Oracle. You will deliver complex and large-scale projects involving many areas of the business.
  • You will participate in the continuous improvement of processes by bringing ideas, best practices, improved processes on SAS and BI in general.
  • You will play a key role in identifying, communicating and mitigating risks, issues and decisions throughout the lifecycle as well, comparing various options based on feasibility and impact, and proposing action plans and roadmaps
  • You will work in partnership with the D&A development teams, Data Lab and the IS teams to set up and support the implementation of continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) processes for the new Cloud platform
  • You will participate in the improvement of the main data quality processes to execute them with simplicity, speed, quality and efficiency
  • You will apply the best practices and guidelines of the organizational and departmental change management process in relation to data warehouses


MUST haves:


Your main assets:

  • You have 8-10 years of experience in administrating and supporting SAS Production and development environments
  • You have experience in setting up and operationalizing SAS environments
  • Your have an extended understanding of SAS data integration flows and concepts
  • You have experience in administrating and supporting  Business Object environments
  • A real interest in understanding how a system works, regardless of its complexity
  • An understanding of distributed systems and simultaneous computing is an asset
  • The use of critical reasoning to address complex challenges
  • Your ability to excel in a rapidly changing environment
  • Your communication and collaboration skills
  • Your desire to learn and your insatiable curiosity


Your mandatory  skills:

  • SAS 9 Intelligence Platform (SAS 9.4, 9.2)
  • Languages | SAS, SQL, VBA, UNIX Script, HTML, BASH, Shell Scripting,
  • Platforms | UNIX  Linux, AIX, Windows Server
  • Middleware Servers | IBM WebSphere, Tomcat.
  • Databases | Oracle, SAS SPDS, Teradata.
  • BI Software | SAS, Business Object,

Job Features

Administrating and supporting SAS Production and development environments8-9

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