SAS Engineer

28 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Big Data Delivery team engineers BUK's complex big data platforms and online information archives to be as neat and effective as possible, delivering powerful capabilities and insights to enable success in all areas and work streams.

Team designs technical solutions which allow colleagues to work in a smarter way by engaging our customers based on advanced analytics and new ways to use data - we create a tangible competitive advantage.

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced SAS Infrastructure engineer with very good IT Infrastructure skills (or experienced infrastructure engineer with very strong SAS skills) to work in a collaborative and friendly Big Data team on exciting automation deliveries, run in Agile way.

Your Role
  • SAS platform installation and administration, rights management, environment security, patches and hot-fix installations, license updates, product and solution migrations
    • Current SAS infrastructure review and active participation in service improvement and migration from legacy SAS platforms to SAS Grid / VA / Viya
  • Design & implement data integration and Data Warehouse based solutions using SAS technologies.
  • Technical implementation of business requirements & E2E designs based on system capabilities
  • Good understanding of SAS data migration patterns and code converting
  • Ensure the solutions being defined are reusable and follow standard design patterns and architecture principles of SAS
  • Be proactive in working with the support team and identifying opportunities for service improvement
    • Design and implement reusable solutions that adhere to pre-defined patterns as outlined by Portfolio Design Lead and/or Architecture teams
  • Ownership of defects & work closely with Tech Lead/developers to review code & contribute as required
  • Inspires confidence by making and honouring commitments, demonstrates initiative and competence

Essential Skills
  • Good understanding of SAS product stack including Grid and VA
    • Experience in implementing solutions using one of the SAS products
    • Core programming languages: SAS language
  • CI / CD toolchain knowledge would be beneficial
  • Exposure to one or more additional technologies in the Data Warehouse area namely Hadoop, Ab Initio, Informatica or Teradata.
  • Understanding of long term benefits coming from fully automated development and release workflows

Desirable Skills
  • CI / CD toolchain knowledge would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of TDD and BDD practices
  • Platform knowledge of various DB products:
    • SAS Grid / VA / Viya
    • Maria DB
    • Mongo
    • Cassandra
    • Hadoops

About Us

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

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Barclays Values & Diversity

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, rel igion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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