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Senior SAS Administrator

Nagpur, India

 

Reporting Structure

Reports to Sr. Manager

 

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Master Degree in Engineering preferred

 

Experience/Qualifications

Minimum of 6 years, 10 years of total experience

Minimum of 6 years’ experience as SAS Administrator

Experience administering a SAS environment in a single or multi-tier environment

 

Industry

Preferably from a Technology, ITES, Shared Services or Banking organization

 

Responsibilities

  • Experience in SAS Administration and SAS programming (SAS Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner and DI studio)
  • Experience administering SAS platform in single node as well as multi-node GRID environment
  • Experience creating and maintaining security model in SAS
  • Experience troubleshooting GRID problems
  • Experience monitoring grid and make sure that nodes are balanced with SAS generated code running efficiently across grid
  • Experience reading through SAS logs to work through problems finding root causes and rectifying. Ability to make changes to the SAS
  • environment such as modifying configuration files and writing automation scripts
  • Experience with authentication, including alternative authentication providers such as Active Directory as well as authorization in a Metadata
  • Server environment
  • Experience with migrating and updating a SAS environment, such as migrating between SAS versions, installing and upgrading license files and
  • maintenance releases, hot fix installs
  • Analyse compatibility of SAS products with the hardware/software
  • Must have experience in Unix/Linux platform, includes Unix scripting and job scheduling.
  • Familiarity with SAS Access Engines, and setting up connections to Oracle and Microsoft SQL server
  • Installation, Upgrade, maintenance and support of all SAS components including GRID
  • Security Management - Administration of SAS Users, Groups, Report related access management
  • Setup and Maintain Disaster Recovery services for SAS. Manage and monitor backup and restoration process
  • Responsible for Monitoring, reporting, and controlling SAS server usage
  • Creation and maintenance of system documentation related to the SAS environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and execute on assigned deliverables
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Respond to and resolve tickets on technical issues related to SAS Platform within defined SLA’s
  • Co-ordinate with SAS Support for any unresolved issues and tool specific issues or hot fixes/patches

 

Certifications (any one)

Must have SAS certification- SAS Platform administration 9 and Oracle Certification

ITIL Certification will be plus

 

Employment Type

All positions are on fixed term contract on a full-time basis exclusively for ReBIT, initially for a period of three years, extendable by mutual consent

 

Remunerations & Perks

On Par with Industry Standards

 

Location

Nagpur, India