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Senior Software Developer - Cloud Deployments (Azure) role at SAS in Raleigh

SAS in Raleigh is hiring a Senior Software Developer - Cloud Deployments (Azure)

Are you a quick learner, good listener, problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”  Are you a team player and a strong contributor with a desire to make a difference in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery pipeline using various cloud technologies and tools? Are you adept at understanding large, complex systems with enough practical depth to implement improvements with discerning precision? Are you comfortable presenting your findings to Managers as well as articulating the details to developers in order to execute that vision?    If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.  ** ** **What we do  ** We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.  ** ** What you’ll do The Health and Life Sciences R&D Organization is looking for Senior Associate Software Developer, Cloud Deployments to be accountable for contributing to a team that provides shared services related to the creation and care of our pre-production environments and developer tools. This service is critical to enabling our development teams and our mission as we continue to release cloud-first, cloud-native, as-a-service offerings.   You will:

  • Build, Install and Deploy high quality test cloud environments with varying configurations which includes web server, application server, databases, and all applicable SAS servers and developer tools within established timelines, while adhering to R&D best practices and processes.

  • Designs and develops high quality, testable and scalable software solutions within established timelines while adhering to R&D best practices and processes.

  • Actively involves other project stakeholders (e.g. managers, developers, user interface and visual designers, product managers) to ensure implementation satisfies functional requirements and is consistent with established R&D standards.

  • Maintain cloud infrastructure deployments to support R&D teams and following technical standards to ensure solutions execute correctly across various supported environments

  • Investigate customer reported issues and resolve it in timely manner.

  • Write and maintain build and deployment scripts used by Jenkins and other tools. What we’re looking for

  • 5+ years of experience in build, install and cloud deployments.

  • Good understanding of continuous build and deployment process on various cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.

  • Experience with CI/CD tools and cloud technologies such as Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field, preferably in Computer Science or related field.

  • Experience with Unix Shell scripting and Python. ** ** Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Experience with J2EE platform and its components such as Tomcat.

  • Experience installing/deploying SAS and Viya

  • Familiarity with enterprise application security concepts

  • Familiarity with Linux and its utility programs

  • Ability to relate business concepts and user needs to SAS solutions

  • Broad understanding and embrace of Agile software development

  • Excellent communication and coordination skills. ** ** Why SAS

  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.

  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.