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SAS

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Associate Systems Engineer

Canberra
Are you an emerging technologist interested in solving business problems? Be paid to attend training in Cary, USA to learn innovative technologies?

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
$75,000 - $79,999
Start Date
1 Aug 2020

Application dates

Applications Open
20 Feb 2020
Applications Close
3 Apr 2020

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
E
Mathematics & Statistics
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
I
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science (all other)
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering

The SAS Customer Advisory Academy is a 10-week global training program where you will be paid to learn SAS' technologies and solutions specifically addressing the different cloud infrastructures, including AWS, Google, Azure, Dockers and Kubernetes.
You will receive training in SAS advanced analytics, data management and visualization, as well as learn consultative skills and methodology, product positioning and business practices – ensuring you are well-equipped with the necessary skills to succeed. The training will take place both virtually and at SAS World Headquarters in Cary, North Carolina USA. Candidates hired for this position will participate in the training program beginning 3rd August 2020. You would complete 4 weeks in Canberra office prior to heading to the 10 week academy in the US.

Upon graduation from the Academy, you will begin a role as an Associate Customer Advisor where you will provide technical assistance for software pre-sale and/or post-sale activities utilizing you the skills acquired during training, along with your knowledge of industry segment processes and challenges to do the following:

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the sales team on technical activities to maximize revenue opportunities and ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • Co-operating with sales in developing customer account strategies, assessment of customer needs and critical sales issues to ensure customer satisfaction. P
  • Providing consultative services, including architecture recommendations to support proposed solutions, and possessing technical aptitude to solve complex big data business problems based on SAS core competencies in advanced analytics, data management and visualization.
  • Translating business requirements into SAS technical solutions and linking to business value.
  • Identifying appropriate architecture, applications, tools and solutions for targeted accounts.
  • Preparing technical demonstrations, proof of concepts and presentations based on client needs.
  • Conducting discovery meetings to collect, analyze, clarify and document business requirements during the sales cycle to support the implementation team and produce a detailed solution proposal. 
  • Developing familiarity with company sales initiatives, product positioning, pricing, proposals and models.
  • Providing reliable delivery of targeted project results through the application of specific SAS methodologies, projects and technologies.
  • Installing SAS solutions and any required supporting products for knowledge sharing, demonstration purposes or post-sale implementations as assigned.
  • Understanding, utilizing and communicating best practice methodologies and industry standards internally and externally.

Essential Skills

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or another related quantitative field.
  • Experience in programming with open source languages such as R, Python, and Lua.
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Academic projects or work experience in information technology, engineering, and/or business analysis.
  • Significant project and/or internship experience demonstrating individual and team work abilities.
  • Candidates must be willing to work in Cary, NC, USA for the duration of the Academy program.
  • Ability to travel up to 30-40% or as business needs dictate.
  • Strong written and verbal English language communication skills and fluency.
  • Strong academic performance.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with cloud software or cloud computing such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure.
  • Familiarity with Linux.
  • Experience in programming with SAS.

Additional Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate and present to users from various technical backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Ability to understand customer pain points and recommend SAS products/solutions that address those areas.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
  • Public speaking experience.

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.
  • Check out our #Data4Good efforts to see how we're using our analytics capabilities to solve humanitarian issues around poverty, health, human rights, education and the environment.
     

Graduate Success Stories


SAS Simon Dawson
  • Graduate stories
With the groundwork laid through the awesome training program, I was successfully able to progress my career and am now a senior engineer.

Simon Dawson

  • Graduate stories
With the groundwork laid through the awesome training program, I was successfully able to progress my career and am now a senior engineer.

Simon Dawson

SAS Shantanu Datta
  • Graduate stories
The work and excellent work environment mean we are constantly motivated to perform and produce great results in the process.

Shantanu Datta

  • Graduate stories
The work and excellent work environment mean we are constantly motivated to perform and produce great results in the process.

Shantanu Datta

SAS Simon Dawson
  • Graduate stories
With the groundwork laid through the awesome training program, I was successfully able to progress my career and am now a senior engineer.

Simon Dawson

  • Graduate stories
With the groundwork laid through the awesome training program, I was successfully able to progress my career and am now a senior engineer.

Simon Dawson

SAS Shantanu Datta
  • Graduate stories
The work and excellent work environment mean we are constantly motivated to perform and produce great results in the process.

Shantanu Datta

  • Graduate stories
The work and excellent work environment mean we are constantly motivated to perform and produce great results in the process.

Shantanu Datta