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SAS Engineer

Location: san diego, CA
Job # 9087416
Date Posted: 03-21-2017
SAS Engineer
The contractor will be providing ongoing operation and support of Research and Evaluation ARC environment. This individual will be responsible for all facets of ARC operations, maintenance, and support. The duties includes but not limited to the following:
  • Provide configuration, Maintenance, and support of all applications hosted on the servers (SAS, SAS portal, Web application)
  • SAS Platform Administration.
  • Managing and modifying metadata server
  • Setup/structure, creating new data sources, data libraries, and user groups.
  • Install, configure and maintain the SAS environment on Solaris.
  • Performance tuning (ETL, stored procedures & DB engine).
  • Troubleshoot/resolve database problems.
  • Perform SAS Metadata, Repository and Database backups.
  • Ensure Database monitoring is in place to proactively address issues.
  • Routine application of SAS Hot fixes and service packs.
  • Version upgrades of both server and client components, including shepherding upgrades through certification processes
  • Utilize automation tools to schedule, execute, and monitor jobs to optimize performance and processes.
  • Monitor SAS server and resources and makes adjustments to jobs as required.
  • Protect and ensure the stability of the operational systems as well as maintain the integrity of the data they contain.
  • Monitor storage space for critical file systems and performs capacity planning to address growth in items like storage, memory, CPU utilization
  • Analyze source data/file structures, Metadata, and profile source data.
  • Lead design, development and delivery of department initiatives with broad scope and long-term business implications.
  • Setup of new SAS users
  • Support the SAS toolset(s) used in the organization, most commonly: SAS Display Manager and Enterprise Guide.
  • Keep stakeholders informed of changes, upgrades and new SAS capabilities as needed.
  • Assist users with utilizing SAS functions/tools not being used to improve performance.
  • Share SAS best practices with users to ensure higher efficiency and productivity.
  • Maintain SAS support documentation
  • Must have working experience in UNIX shell scripting
  • Experienced with Solaris 10 and 11
  • Must have working experience in UNIX shell scripting
  • 5+ years of SAS Platform Administration on Solaris with recent SAS 9.3 and 9.4
  • Must have experience with SAS Enterprise Guide application V4.3 or greater, SAS Management Console and SAS Web Report Studio. Must know how to use the application and support user base
  • Experience supporting SAS Office Analytics Suite
  • Expert level experience with SAS administration, including Compute, and Metadata server administration
  • SAS Clustering of meta and computer servers
  • Maintain, support, and trouble shoot all Unix(Solaris and other flavor)
  • Administration and management of User setup and security
  • Create scripts to automate tasks
  • Monitor servers and all services
  • Perform server patches and maintenance
  • Perform server backup and Restore
  • Provide consultation to clients and team as needed
  • Other support as needed.
Megha Ananthakrishna
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |   Email
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