SAS System Administrator

Greater Toronto Area, ON | Contract

Job ID: 50883 Industry: Systems

SAS System Administrator

Location: Toronto

Type: Contract

Our client, a leading organization within the public sector, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding an SAS System Administrator to join their esteemed organization on a contract basis in Toronto. The SAS System Administrator will provide SAS system administration expertise in performing software installation, configuration, and more.

Why Join?

This organization is within the public sector and will give you the opportunity to be a part of large projects that will directly benefit the society, and enrich your professional portfolio.

Key Responsibilities for SAS System Administrator:

  • Provide SAS system administration expertise in performing SAS software installation and configuration
  • Reviewing server and desktop pre- installation checklists to ensure it contains all requirements for infrastructure, operating system, and system user permission/access
  • Support SAS Software Depot Download of SAS Binaries
  • Execute Install Wizard and capture screens along with configuration details for Build-book and review Installation Build-book
  • Install and configure Non-Production Server SAS software
  • Validate server install
  • Configure Database Access Engines for all data sources and validate Access Engine Configuration
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for SAS System Administrator:

  • 2 years working with SAS metadata.
  • 5 years’ experience with SAS product installation and configuration – new solution installation/configuration, upgrades, and hot fixes
  • 2 years working with SAS migration initiative(s) from one SAS version to another
  • 5 years supporting SAS users and performing daily tasks such as kicking off jobs, restarting servers, backing up environments
  • 5 years supporting SAS and different database products including DB2, Oracle and SQL Server
  • 5 years technical experience in unix (AIX and/or linux)
  • 5 years technical experience in Windows 2008 and Windows 2012
  • Must hold SAS Certified Platform Administrator for SAS 9
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with the following SAS products:
  • Server:
  • SAS Government Bundle
  • SAS/Access to DB2 & ODBC
  • SAS Forecast Server
  • SAS Social Network Analysis
  • Client:
  • SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS Enterprise Miner
  • SAS Text Miner
  • SAS Model Manager
  • SAS Credit Scoring
  • Forecast Studio
  • IML Studio


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