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Huntington Ingalls Industries SAS Administrator - 18958 in Raleigh, North Carolina

SAS Administrator - 18958

Position Location Raleigh, NC

Requisition # 18958

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking a SAS Administrator to work out of their client's Raleigh, NC office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As an On-Site SAS Administrator, you will assist the customer to maximize value of SAS technologies and ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction. You will provide operational support on SAS technologies focusing in the areas of installation, configuration, security, data management, system integration, and user interface. You will need a strong knowledge of SAS products for participation in design and implementation of complex solution architectures; participate in design process; ability to relate technical concepts to SAS System applications and user needs and oversee the technical progress of ongoing services

  • Expert in the installation, configuration and deployment of SAS products for Windows workstations and Linux servers

  • SAS Administration with 5+ years of hands-on experience working with SAS products on top of a Windows platform

  • Experience managing multi-tier SAS platform with products listed under ORDP SAS Data Analytics Platform (DAP) above

  • Experience with SAS Management Console

  • Creating libraries (SAS and RDBMS)

  • Both SAS and OS level security knowledge

  • Developing and creating security schemes; delegated authority security management schemes

  • Creating users, groups, roles

  • Experience with SAS server deployment and administration

  • Experience with SAS configuration files

  • Experience with PIV card and Active Directory Authentication

  • Experience administering SAS Mid-tier

  • Experience with SAS EBI, EDM, EM, Forecaster, Model Manager, Visual Analytics

  • Experience with SAS Scheduling Process

  • Experience with different SAS servers and troubleshooting potential configuration problems

  • Experience with SSL encryption of mid-tier information preferred

  • Experience with HIVE, TeraData and Oracle Database preferred

  • Setting up Data Access in SAS, including registering libraries and tables in the metadata, updating table metadata, setting up data access, and troubleshooting data access

  • Web Application Server administration and configuration knowledge

  • Participate in new SAS pilots prior to production rollout

  • Assist in the development of methodologies for deploying SAS to the customer environment

  • Receive and provide inventory control of SAS software from SAS Institute

  • Provide SAS version control for Windows workstation and Linux server environment

  • Provide SAS license renewal update distribution

  • Provide day-to day user and technical support, open, monitor, and close all SAS incident calls submitted by customer SAS users and on behalf of customer SAS users via the customer Remedy System

  • Facilitate communications between the SAS Institute and the customer

  • Leverage internal SAS product expert resources to stay current with SAS products

Qualifications and Experience:

Required -

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in technical field (for example: engineering, mathematics, statistics, computer science or related field) plus 7 years of professional experience

  • Three (3) years of operational support, technical customer support or technical consulting

  • One (1) year of experience building applications

  • Proficiency in SAS 9.2 or higher

  • One (1) year working with SAS Foundation technologies and SAS platform technologies

  • Thorough knowledge of industry standards, methodologies and SAS foundation technologies, architecture and resources

  • Clear understanding of data warehousing concepts and best practices

Preferred -

  • Experience with SAS Viya platform

  • Experience with Hadoop integration with SAS Platforms

  • Experience with Redhat Linux Administration


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Must be able to obtain and keep a USPS Sensitive Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years

  • Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.