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SAS Admin No of Positions : 1 Location : Pleasanton, CA Duration: 6+ months Client: CSC JOB DESCRIPTION The SAS Platform Administrator provides operational enhancements, maintenance, installation and support of the SAS EBI 9.2/9.3/9.4 platform. This includes providing SAS platform security management, SAS application and underlying infrastructure support (OS, Storage, SAS 9.2 EBI Applications, Web and Database) and ensuring processes are aligned with tactical and strategic information management initiatives. The SAS Platform Administrator serves as liaison between the SAS Developers and enterprise infrastructure support teams to ensure appropriate delivery of technology solutions (performance tuning, data modeling, capacity and utilization, backups, disaster recovery, user support, training and documentation) in accordance with business requirements and objectives. The SAS Platform Administrator also ensures the platform is positioned for compliance with IT policies and standards and agreed upon service levels. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures the overall health of the SAS platform Perform new installation as necessary Applies maintenance releases, upgrades and hot fixes as required Designs solutions to reduce the operational and management complexity of the platform Designs, implements, and maintains platform security via SAS Metadata and IBM AIX Performs platform capacity planning and management Serves as an escalation point for escalated production and/or platform issues. Executing change control and promotions activities Establishes best practices and guidelines for usage of the SAS platform Provide leadership and direction as it relates to design and implementation for the SAS platform Technical Lead and global point of contact for all SAS Administrator related projects and activities. Own and drive the SAS Product patching and release upgrade activity and act as liaison to SAS for any support issues Provide maintenance and support for SAS products during deployment, upgrade and any changes to SAS products and/ or during other enterprise activities that impact SAS infrastructure Manage and track SAS products inventory and license updates for SAS servers and end users Establish best practices for administering and interpreting sources of data Provide all levels of technical and application support; incident management (Level 1, 2 and 3); address user, application and data issues. Manage the configuration support and maintenance of the SAS platform Oversee, recommend and implement appropriate solutions and enhancements to ensure an improvement in system reliability and performance Monitor usage logs to assist in performance tuning of the systems and servers Create SDLC documentation and ensure alignment to overall SDLC and Change Management processes Conform to system architecture standards and practices and work with outsourced suppliers as required to keep up to date with enabling technologies Interface directly with various IT functional areas as it pertains to SAS Administration Address other IT tasks as assigned by supervisor Perform installation, upgrade and configuration of SAS technology products on all supported server environments. Monitor the overall availability and performance of the current SAS technology server environments and take corrective actions as necessary to insure peak operational performance. Work with the SAS user community; perform periodic code reviews to insure that SAS applications are utilizing efficient design principles and adhering to internally published best practices. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "REQSRESUMES" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to reqsresumes+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/reqsresumes. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.