SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market.
Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster.
SAS New Zealand - Wellington or Auckland are now seeking a Solutions Achitect with a strong data architecture background to asssit with major projects within region.#LI-NE1
Works with customers to define and document Solution and Data Architectures SAS solutions
Document SAS Detailed Architecture Designs (DAD’s) for SAS solutions to be implemented / installed by other consultants
Delivers Reference (strategic) Architecture workshops to customers as they relate to SAS solution roadmaps and technology
Builds trusted relationships with sales teams, professional services teams and client accounts
Minimum 5 years IT industry experience
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position
Broad infrastructure knowledge - servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, routers, etc. and their equivalents in cloud
Broad data warehousing knowledge including big data platforms as well as traditional relational database
Proven ITIL, change management and DR expertise
Understanding of AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud technologies
Technical Understanding of :
Traditional Datacentre Solutions (WINTEL / Midrange Hardware, Blade, UCS, Virtualisation, Storage, Backup and Recovery)
Hybrid Cloud solutions (Hosted and AWS / Azure)
Network Access and Security Solutions (Proxy / Edge Protection, VPN, NLB, multi-factor authentication)
Server / Hosting Solutions (Microsoft Windows Server, UNIX / Linux, Active Directory, DNS)
Relational Database & BI Solutions
Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills
Proven experience leading / controlling Solution design workshops
Proven experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile and Iterative methodologies
Experience with IT compliance requirements
Ideally an understanding of SAS software and architecture
IT Infrastructure Management Solutions (SCCM, SCOM, MOE)
TOGAF Levels 1 and 2
Data warehousing certification
Knowledge of SAS Platforms
Relevant data warehousing accreditations / certifications
Relevant cloud accreditations / certifications for AWS, Azure or Google cloud platform
Relevant VMware accreditations / certifications
Relevant Window / Linux accreditations / certifications
Knowledge of SAS Platforms
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