Software Developer role at SAS in Cary

SAS in Cary is hiring a Software Developer

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence – and questions into answers.

We’re also a debt-free multi-billion-dollar organization on our path to IPO-readiness. If you’re looking for a dynamic, fulfilling career coupled with flexibility and world-class employee experience, you’ll find it here.

**About the job **

As a Software Developer with the SAS Model Management R&D team, you will join a team of talented engineers working collaboratively to ideate and deliver cutting edge, innovative products and solutions that enable SAS customers to deploy analytics and make decisions in a high performing, lean, and scalable manner. You will contribute to projects spanning a diverse set of technologies and industries targeted at both cloud, and on-premise deployments.

**As a Senior Associate Software Developer, you will: **

  • Design and develop high quality, testable and scalable software solutions within established timelines.
  • Actively involve other project stakeholders (e.g., managers, developers, product managers) to ensure implementation satisfies functional requirements and is consistent with established R&D standards.
  • Participate in project scoping and scheduling; track progress of individual tasks and alerts stakeholders of issues blocking or preventing completion of task
  • Ensure the quality of the code you write through the development of automated tests (unit, performance).
  • Maintain accountability for the entire life cycle of the code including support for both internal and external consumers.
  • In collaboration with technical writers, authors appropriate level of design and technical documentation that satisfies both internal and external consumers.

**Required qualifications **

  • 2 - 5 years of experience contributing across the full Software Development Life Cycle in any combination of areas of the software development stack
  • Good interpersonal, documentation, and problem-solving skills
  • Solid programming skills in Java, Golang, Typescript or a related language
  • Application development experience in React or a related UI framework
  • Working experience with container technologies such as Docker.
  • Working experience with SQL databases.
  • Working experience with source control management techniques (Git) including branching, code review, and merging.
  • Familiarity with Linux, Bash, and Shell Scripting.
  • Familiarity with agile processes and methodologies.
  • Developing ability to think analytically and effectively communicate issues and solutions
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Some knowledge of SAS products and their applications or specialized products related to the assigned area** **

**Preferred qualifications **

  • Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining infrastructure in a public cloud platform.
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling such as: Jenkins, Gradle, Argo.
  • Familiarity with one or more major public cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, or GCP.


  • Cary HQ/Hybrid or Remote

**World-class benefits **

Highlights include...

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental and vision plans.
  • Medical plan options include…
  • PPO with low annual deductible and copays.
  • HDHP combined with a health savings account with a contribution from SAS (no access to on-site health care center).
  • Onsite Health Care Center (HQ) that’s free to employees and family members enrolled in the PPO plan. There’s a pharmacy too! Not local to HQ? The pharmacy will ship prescriptions for no additional charge!
  • An industry-leading 401k plan.
  • Generous time away including vacation time, a variety of paid holidays, and our much-loved U.S. Winter Wellness Break between December 25 and January 1.
  • Volunteer Time Off, parental leave and unlimited paid sick days.
  • Generous childcare benefits for all full-time employees

Diverse and Inclusive

At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture – it’s about adding to it. We believe our people make the difference. Our diverse workforce brings together unique talents and inspires teams to create amazing software that reflects the diversity of our users and customers. Our commitment to diversity is a priority to our leadership, all the way up to the top; and it’s essential to who we are. To put it plainly: you are welcome here.

**Additional Information **

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.