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SAS Enterprise BI Server Administrator

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United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Role: SAS Enterprise BI Server Administrator

Location: 100% remote

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Question 1

Where is the candidate currently located?

Complete Description:

Can work remote

The Technical Specialist will be responsible for Medicaid Enterprise SAS BI Server and clients. This will include implementation, migration, maintenance, and operation activities. The consultant will closely with Data Governance and Analytics team. Will be one of the key technical resources for all SAS users and IT staff working with any aspect of the SAS Enterprise BI server or clients. The Technical Specialist will assist and advise SAS users, Medicaid management staff, and ITS staff on data analytics projects and exchanges with State and Medicaid partners. This position is a member of Medicaid ITS and works closely with the Business Intelligence & Data Analytics team.

Responsibilities:

  • Create automated processing jobs on the SAS Server to meet the business user needs.
  • Work with internal provisioning authorization teams to keep SAS access in conformance with agency policy and auditing standards.
  • Provide reports and presentation to various, teams, groups, and meetings as required
  • Create and update design documents, provide detail description about workflows when necessary
  • Create and maintain connectivity to disparate data sources (including Oracle, MS SQL, Hadoop, Impala, network shares, etc.
  • Facilitate data sharing and exchanges with both internal and external entities.
  • Continuously monitor the production processes, fix any issues, update the tracker document with the issues, and report the performance issues to management.
  • Performance tuning on the SAS Server as required.
  • Demonstrate strong familiarity with and instruct various SAS users in procedures for using various SAS applications and tools.
  • Understand and write SAS programs and diagnose coding errors and performance issues with SAS users.
  • Create Service tickets to fix production issues in cooperation with SAS Tech support and other state or external IT entities.
  • Create and submit Change requests, workplans, test results, checklist documents, and other work artifacts as desired or requested by management.
  • Provide solutions to eliminate various single point of failure issues.
  • Perform system maintenance, patches, upgrades, and data backups as necessary.
  • Participate in meetings to continuously upgrade functional and technical expertise.
  • Work with SAS Institute staff to provide information and requirements for fixing, remediating, enhancing, and planning various SAS server platform and client, changes, upgrades, design requirements and performance issues.
  • Research and provide recommendations to management for any issues or concerns regarding the SAS Server, SAS client or SAS user issues or desires.
  • Implement and install and configure software as requested and work with the AIX admin to perform these duties as necessary,
  • Thorough knowledge of advanced SAS analytical tools and functionality (Forecast Studio, Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner, PC SAS and other tools).
  • Monitor SAS Enterprise BI servers and diagnose and troubleshoot any SAS Server performance issues
  • Provision access for users and groups on SAS Servers (and AIX Servers) in accordance with ODM governance procedures and requirements.
  • Create and run AIX scripts and jobs as necessary for Server provisioning and administration.
  • Perform Server patching and maintenance as necessary.

REQUIRED Skill Sets:

  • 8+ years of experience with SAS Enterprise BI Server administration.
  • 2+ years of experience with SAS Viya platform administration
  • 8+ years of experience installing SAS BI server from scratch on a multitier platform.
  • Design and configure SAS internal folder structures to facilitate user access and provisioning.
  • 4+ years of experience in creating and running AIX scripts and jobs as necessary for Server provisioning and administration.
  • 4+ years of experience - Perform Server patching and maintenance as necessary.
  • Provide management reports from both the SAS server and the AIX OS upon request.
  • Strong knowledge and practice implementing standard security policies and procedures for both SAS Server and SAS clients.
  • Regularly provision access for SAS users and accessible resources (data sets and database connections)
  • Good experience in working with Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Effective communication, presentation, & organizational skills.
  • Familiar with Project Management methodologies.
  • Ability to create and execute written project plans
  • Ability to establish priorities & follow through on projects, paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Required Education: BS/BA degree (in computer science or related field) or combination of education & experience

 

DESIRED Skill Sets:

  • Demonstrate effective leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Required excellent written and oral communication skills with technical and business teams.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Stay abreast of current technologies in area of IT assigned
  • Establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Recognize patterns and opportunities for improvement throughout the entire organization
  • Ability to discern critical from minor problems and innovate new solutions
  • Strong documentation skills in readable English
  • Ability to create reports from both SAS Enterprise Server and AIX Operating system
  • Strong familiarity with both Windows and AIX/Linux operating systems
  • Familiarity with SQL programing in both Oracle and MS SQL
  • Experience Installing an entire SAS BI server on a multitier platform
  • Experience packaging, installing, and troubleshooting SAS 9.4 client applications on Windows OS.
  • Strong experience troubleshooting both SAS Server and Client performance issues
  • Strong knowledge of basic networking (firewalls, switches, routing, etc.) and diagnosing performance bottlenecks.
  • Ability to recommend improvement changes in SAS Server, SAS client, and SAS user analytic procedures to benefit the entire organization
  • Exceptional ability to work as part of a team and to interact with other teams both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Experience setting up SAS AUTH provisioning for accessing external data and database systems.
  • Experience in using Directory Services (LDAP, AD, other) groups for provisioning access in SAS.
  • Strong ability to provide technical explanations to SAS Technical support teams, to facilitate troubleshooting issues for both SAS Server and SAS user issues.

Position Details

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Jan 17, 2023

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S16619904254711146

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<p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b>Role: <span style="color:black">SAS Enterprise BI Server Administrator</span></b></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b>Location: 100% remote</b></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b> </b></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="background:yellow"><span style="color:black">Please share resumes to</span></span></b></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="background:yellow"><span style="color:black">pgo AT THE RATE OF Comtechglobal DOT COM</span></span></b></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="background:yellow"><span style="color:#222222">State Client will do Criminal Background Verifications Do You Agree?</span></span></b></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b> </b></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background:yellow"><span style="color:black">Description</span></span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background:yellow"><span style="color:black">Question 1</span></span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background:yellow"><span style="color:black">Where is the candidate currently located?</span></span></span></b></span></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b> </b></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="background:white"><span style="color:#666666">Complete Description:</span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Can work remote</span></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The Technical Specialist will be responsible for Medicaid Enterprise SAS BI Server and clients. This will include implementation, migration, maintenance, and operation activities. The consultant will closely with Data Governance and Analytics team. Will be one of the key technical resources for all SAS users and IT staff working with any aspect of the SAS Enterprise BI server or clients. The Technical Specialist will assist and advise SAS users, Medicaid management staff, and ITS staff on data analytics projects and exchanges with State and Medicaid partners. This position is a member of Medicaid ITS and works closely with the Business Intelligence & Data Analytics team.</span></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="color:black">Responsibilities:</span></b></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create automated processing jobs on the SAS Server to meet the business user needs.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Work with internal provisioning authorization teams to keep SAS access in conformance with agency policy and auditing standards.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Provide reports and presentation to various, teams, groups, and meetings as required</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create and update design documents, provide detail description about workflows when necessary</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create and maintain connectivity to disparate data sources (including Oracle, MS SQL, Hadoop, Impala, network shares, etc.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Facilitate data sharing and exchanges with both internal and external entities.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Continuously monitor the production processes, fix any issues, update the tracker document with the issues, and report the performance issues to management.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Performance tuning on the SAS Server as required.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Demonstrate strong familiarity with and instruct various SAS users in procedures for using various SAS applications and tools.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Understand and write SAS programs and diagnose coding errors and performance issues with SAS users. </span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create Service tickets to fix production issues in cooperation with SAS Tech support and other state or external IT entities.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create and submit Change requests, workplans, test results, checklist documents, and other work artifacts as desired or requested by management.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Provide solutions to eliminate various single point of failure issues.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Perform system maintenance, patches, upgrades, and data backups as necessary.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Participate in meetings to continuously upgrade functional and technical expertise.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Work with SAS Institute staff to provide information and requirements for fixing, remediating, enhancing, and planning various SAS server platform and client, changes, upgrades, design requirements and performance issues.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Research and provide recommendations to management for any issues or concerns regarding the SAS Server, SAS client or SAS user issues or desires.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Implement and install and configure software as requested and work with the AIX admin to perform these duties as necessary,</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Thorough knowledge of advanced SAS analytical tools and functionality (Forecast Studio, Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner, PC SAS and other tools).</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Monitor SAS Enterprise BI servers and diagnose and troubleshoot any SAS Server performance issues</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Provision access for users and groups on SAS Servers (and AIX Servers) in accordance with ODM governance procedures and requirements.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create and run AIX scripts and jobs as necessary for Server provisioning and administration.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Perform Server patching and maintenance as necessary.</span></span></li> </ul> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="color:black">REQUIRED Skill Sets: </span></b></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">8+ years of experience with SAS Enterprise BI Server administration.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">2+ years of experience with SAS Viya platform administration</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">8+ years of experience installing SAS BI server from scratch on a multitier platform.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Design and configure SAS internal folder structures to facilitate user access and provisioning.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">4+ years of experience in creating and running AIX scripts and jobs as necessary for Server provisioning and administration.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">4+ years of experience - Perform Server patching and maintenance as necessary.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Provide management reports from both the SAS server and the AIX OS upon request.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Strong knowledge and practice implementing standard security policies and procedures for both SAS Server and SAS clients.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Regularly provision access for SAS users and accessible resources (data sets and database connections)</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Good experience in working with Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Effective communication, presentation, & organizational skills.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Familiar with Project Management methodologies. </span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ability to create and execute written project plans</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ability to establish priorities & follow through on projects, paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Required Education: BS/BA degree (in computer science or related field) or combination of education & experience</span></span></li> </ul> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"> </p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="tab-stops:49.5pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="color:black">DESIRED Skill Sets: </span></b></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Demonstrate effective leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Required excellent written and oral communication skills with technical and business teams.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Stay abreast of current technologies in area of IT assigned</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Establish facts and draw valid conclusions</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Recognize patterns and opportunities for improvement throughout the entire organization</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ability to discern critical from minor problems and innovate new solutions</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Strong documentation skills in readable English</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ability to create reports from both SAS Enterprise Server and AIX Operating system</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Strong familiarity with both Windows and AIX/Linux operating systems</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Familiarity with SQL programing in both Oracle and MS SQL</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Experience Installing an entire SAS BI server on a multitier platform</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Experience packaging, installing, and troubleshooting SAS 9.4 client applications on Windows OS.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Strong experience troubleshooting both SAS Server and Client performance issues</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Strong knowledge of basic networking (firewalls, switches, routing, etc.) and diagnosing performance bottlenecks.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ability to recommend improvement changes in SAS Server, SAS client, and SAS user analytic procedures to benefit the entire organization</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Exceptional ability to work as part of a team and to interact with other teams both inside and outside of the organization.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Experience setting up SAS AUTH provisioning for accessing external data and database systems.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Experience in using Directory Services (LDAP, AD, other) groups for provisioning access in SAS.</span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Strong ability to provide technical explanations to SAS Technical support teams, to facilitate troubleshooting issues for both SAS Server and SAS user issues.</span></span></li> </ul>


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