SAS Platform Administrator / Developer

Office Depot
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Office Depot has an exciting opportunity for a SAS Platform Administrator / Developer to join the team in Milton Keynes. The role is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

We are Office Depot. We provide business supplies and services to help our customers work better - whatever their workplace. We are a single source for everything customers need to be more productive, including the latest technology, core office supplies, print and document services, business services, facilities products, furniture, and school essentials.

Office Depot operates in thirteen countries through its two main brands Office Depot and Viking, with retail stores in France and Sweden.

Your job as the SAS Platform Administrator / Developer:

You will be responsible for Office Depot’s SAS platforms that drive the organisations’ Campaign, Marketing and Business Intelligence initiatives. You will pro-actively collaborate with business and IT teams to optimize and continually improve SAS usage.

Your responsibilities as the SAS Platform Administrator / Developer:

- Technical accountability and ownership for the SAS platform installations/deployments, on-going maintenance and support

- Adequately solve technical incidents and problems, managing customer expectations, within agreed service levels

- Scheduling, monitoring, logging and troubleshooting SAS servers & processes

- Be the bridge between the SAS users and the IT organisation in terms of delivering a robust, scalable platform

- Drive the modernisation of the current SAS platform in-line with our overall Marketing and Information & Analytics’ strategy

- Be the point of contact for our relationship with SAS Institute to ensure that we are continually leveraging our technology investment

- Create and deliver internal training courses as required

- Be responsible for establishing a SAS Community of Practise to drive best practise and promote knowledge sharing

Your profile as the SAS Platform Administrator / Developer:

- A desire to help establish a world class marketing platform to deliver the best possible Customer Experience, utilising best in class enterprise and open-source technologies

- Extensive administering SAS 9.x platforms

- Extensive SAS programming and development experience including ETL automation, SAS DI Studio & Enterprise guide

- Experience with the SAS Campaign Management suite: Marketing Automation/Customer Intelligence Studio, Marketing Optimisation

- Strong Linux/Unix skills

- Experience with SAS upgrades & migrating content to newer SAS versions

- Good knowledge of data warehousing

- Broad knowledge of RDBMS systems, e.g. DB2, Oracle, Teradata

- Experience with Hadoop platform and frameworks desirable, but not essential

- Strong communication and project management skills

- Strong customer focus and customer awareness, is a good listener

- Excellent prioritizing and problem solving skills

If you feel you have the skills and experience required for the SAS Platform Administrator / Developer role, please click ‘Apply’ today.

Keywords: Milton Keynes, SAS Platform Administrator / Developer

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