SAS Administrator

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Lighthouse Technology Services
Good understanding of Hardware Architecture/Design, Java J2EE / Web Services, Linux Shell Scripting, Python Scripting, 8+ yrs Sys Analysis/App Development, 3-5 yrs Linux Admin HIGHLY PREFERRED, Expertise as a SAS Administrator, 5+ yrs SAS Administration
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Lighthouse Technology Services is seeking a SAS Administrator for a Direct Hire role in Buffalo, NY.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist as a secondary SAS administrator for the team’s assigned applications (SAS Grid, MRM, RFW, QAM, and desktop SAS).
  • Assist with the SAS application support and monitoring and also user setup and support across many business lines that utilize the bank’s SAS environments.
  • Facilitates moderately complex to complex technical projects from proposal through post implementation.
  • Consults with internal application owners to identify their requirements for infrastructure to support their application.
  • Completes various system testing activities not covered by clients completing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) or other teams.
  • Provide critical expertise to all aspects of our SAS environments which includes the implementation, configuration, upgrade, maintenance, coordination, problem resolution, testing, usage and performance monitoring and the design/development of SAS system infrastructure and how the SAS products work together and integrate to other systems within the Bank.
  • Provide expertise surrounding infrastructure requirements, planning and implementation both with SAS applications as well as outside of the SAS world.
  • Consult with internal application owners in the analysis of short and long-range business requirements and initiatives that may result in changes to the supported environments and related architecture.
  • Coordinate and provide estimates for moderately complex to complex projects and complete estimates for assigned components on large projects, inclusive of timelines, application and project phases.
  • Serve as subject matter expert to internal application owners and project members to consult and advise on how applications and infrastructure may be impacted by enterprise-wide initiatives, such as an acquisition or major change in products/service.
  • Work with pertinent vendors to gain thorough understanding of project functionality and needed infrastructure components and provide insight on implementation.
  • Participate in and document the architecture and data mapping for integration of systems within the team to provide a holistic view across all applications supported.
  • Ensure the Bank process and documentation is followed to comply with Corporate Technology standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure efficient and timely resolution of issues arising from testing or implementation to ensure expected performance.
  • Ensure issues, incidences and questions are documented, reported and resolved as required. 

Requirements Include:

  • 5 + years of SAS Administration:  Expertise as a SAS administrator REQUIRED: will work with our other SAS administrator to gain knowledge of specific environments.
  • 3- 5 + years of Linux administration HIGHLY PREFERRED
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 8 years’ systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 8 years’ systems analysis/application development experience
  • Python scripting
  • Linux shell scripting
  • Knowledge of Java J2EE/Web Services
  • Provide a good understanding of hardware architecture/design as they will work closely with the underlying hardware of the supported systems and new projects.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

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2560 Walden Ave Suite 112 Buffalo, NY, 14225


Company Information

Lighthouse Technology Services began over ten years ago as an IT Staffing Agency with an idea to connect quality IT people with quality IT professional positions. As we did many years ago, we have a core group of tenured professionals at the heart of our business driving our HR, accounting, and IT Recruiting efforts. We’re now blessed with a large extended family of IT professionals in both front line and management positions across a wide variety of organizations, and operating a broad spectrum of roles. Being based in the Buffalo, NY area and possessing a team of long-standing IT Staffing Professionals, the majority of our IT Requirements come from companies either based in or with ties to Buffalo, NY. We serve numerous clients, including Fortune 500 companies, by building trusted relationships between IT Pros and IT & HR hiring managers. While our main office is located in beautiful Buffalo NY, we also carry a remote office in Orlando, FL and provide services to organizations staffing for IT Professional Positions across the country. We look forward to hearing from you, and thanks for connecting with us on DICE.
Dice Id : 10114206
Position Id : 1368
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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