Analytics Solutions Architect
Our client’s analytics and data department currently employs a fleet of software vessels to help reach their data goals, including R, Python, SQL Server, and Oracle, and they are seeking an analytics solutions architect who will captain the SAS ship.
This rapidly growing department needs an architect who is both an independent thinker and an excellent team player. You’ll need to have the courage to take educated risks and to advise your department’s technical vision for business intelligence. While knowledge of the insurance industry, our technical environment, and processes can be developed, you need to be equipped with intellectual curiosity and relationship-building skills to succeed in this role.
As our new analytics solutions architect, your first project will be pivotal in helping to steer the company toward being a data-driven organization. In this project, you will architect and administer the SAS business intelligence environment and steward the migration from our legacy reporting system into SAS Visual Analytics. Subsequently, your expertise will be critical in shaping the way our organization uses SAS and other tools to make strong business decisions.
Analytics Solutions Architect Responsibilities
Evaluate, recommend, and implement analytics and data enterprise solutions to meet current and future business needs. Define requirements and architect technical implementations to meet those needs appropriately.
For each prospective solution, establish objectives, identify target areas for implementation, prepare action plans, clearly determine resource requirements, identify barriers and risks, memorialize the plan in a document.
Administer SAS platform, including helping to create and maintain SAS VA LASR tables, user access and permissioning, rolling out upgrades and patches, and ensuring that production jobs run timely.
For SAS and for other relevant analytics and data platforms, monitor resource utilization, tune system and applications to optimal performance, and prepare application environments as necessary for implementation, including administration and support as needed.
Create, implement, and document frameworks, shared libraries, and other foundational components that support technical architecture.
Perform technical troubleshooting, resolving issues in a timely manner and communicating status to colleagues, customers, and vendors. Track and report on problem status in a timely manner to Supervisor, to the Data Engineering team, the Business Intelligence team, and to Functional Partners.
Manage transition and engage other technical teams to facilitate assumption of long-term support, maintenance, and development of implemented enterprise solutions. Support technology solution transition by providing training and documentation to other technical staff and business partners as necessary.
Analytics Solutions Architect Qualifications
The following qualifications are recommended:
Five or more years of information systems experience in multiple disciplines demonstrating the ability to design and implement new system infrastructures and applications is preferred, with specific experiences administering SAS and SAS VA platforms.
A bachelor’s, associate’s degree, or other technical degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field is preferred.
Other combinations of education and experience demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work will also be considered.
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