SAS Institute Inc. Software Developer - DevOps in Cary, North Carolina

Our Platform Research and Development team is looking for a Software Developer to join their team. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support for daily deployment maintenance and help with issue triage

  • Troubleshoot and support complex and critical operational applications

  • Support and enhance operational tooling

  • Develop and leverage test automation in support of deployments and operational best practices

  • Opportunity to influence direction for organizational and company operational strategy

  • Prioritize work to resolve complex technical issues in support of mission critical infrastructure technologies

  • Demonstrating a pattern of continuous learning by researching new technologies and software products

  • Assist with special projects and technologies, as assigned.

  • Serve as subject matter expert to development and testing teams on infrastructure and operational tooling

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with Linux server applications and infrastructure in a technologically diverse IT environment.

  • Experience with Git

  • Experience with build management tools such as Gradle or Maven

  • Experience developing operational tooling using scripting languages such as Python or Bash


  • Passion for continuous learning and mastering computer-related technologies.

  • Must be a proactive, self-directed, detail-oriented, independent worker with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to write clear and concise project documents, process and operational documentation.

  • Adept at working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Experience with Operational Virtualization technologies such as Containers, AWS, or OpenStack

  • Knowledge of DevOps tooling such as Jenkins, Packer, or Terraform

  • Demonstrates architectural ability in visualizing and expressing how to construct continuous delivery pipelines

  • Ability to collaborate with other teams to find and construct innovative, workable solutions to DevOps challenges

  • Knowledge of Kerberos or other authentication techniques for Linux

SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.

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 will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. 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.

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Requisition ID: 20021500

Visa Sponsorship: No

Travel Requirements: None

External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc

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