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Sr. SAS Administrator

Hybrid - Georgia - Other

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.


Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. SAS Administrator to join our Client's Enterprise Data Services Team, supporting the Client's enterprise analytics and reporting tools


Qualifications:

  • Senior SAS Administrator position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Systems or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training in the computer systems development field
  • 5+ years of experience required for Analytics Tools – with primary focus on SAS experience and/or ETL tools (such as DataStage, Informatica)  
  • Experience administering SAS 9.4 Grid and Viya environments
  • Knowledge and experience of Linux shell scripts, cronjobs, and OS commands
  • Knowledge and experience in SQL to support relational database connectivity specifically Teradata, and other DBMS (Oracle, DB2LUW, DB2 z/OS, Sybase, MS SQL Server, SAP HANA)
  • Experience working with Business users and Developers to understand their requirements in using the Advanced Analytic and Data Integration Tools
  • Proven troubleshooting skills
  • Capable of managing/prioritizing multiple tasks at the same time
  • Excellent and concise written communication and verbal communication that is clear and easily understood for resolving issues

Responsibilities:

  • Senior SAS Administrator is responsible as primary point of contact for administrating and supporting Client's SAS Grid and SAS Viya environments.
  • Operate as technical lead for operational maintenance, enhancements, installation and support of SAS environment servers
  • Oversee, recommend, and implement appropriate solutions and enhancements to ensure platform reliability for users across our environments within defined SLAs
  • Monitor SAS Management Console to assist in performance tuning of the systems and servers and take corrective actions as necessary to ensure peak operational performance
  • Manage and track SAS products inventory and license updates for SAS servers and end users
  • Own and drive patching activities to support OS and Security upgrades and vulnerabilities
  • Work with Business Users and Developers to enable access to our BI Tools and Data Platforms and providing support to troubleshoot user challenges


Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.