Systems Engineer Specialist Problems RaisedAssist With SAS

Job Description

Job PurposeTo provide specialist technical expertise and support in installing; testing; tuning; optimising; diagnosing problems; repairing; upgrading and maintaining both externally and internally supplied hardware and systems software (i.e. Operating systems; data management products; office automation products; embedded systems); and other utility enabling software and related equipment.Job ResponsibilitiesInstallation and configuration of SAS enterprise software and solutionsIntegration of SAS software with systems and other third-party softwareApplication of hotfixes, maintenance releases, major system upgrades, and license renewal as requiredTesting and quality assurance for all upgrades, enhancements, and changes to SAS software, including new releases, hot fixes, and service packsEnsures that the SAS platform is compliant with IT policies and standards and agreed upon service levels.Serve as technical subject matter expert (SME) for SAS, supporting users of client tools as well as SAS developers with issues and consulting on how to use SAS tools best and efficientlyTroubleshooting SAS-related performance issues, such as monitoring and logging SAS servers and spawners, and then optimizing memory usage or tuning servers for performance improvementDocumenting, reporting, and tracking software problems with SAS Technical Support

Responsibilities + Skills

Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology or related fieldCertifications or courses completed in SAS BASE Programming and SAS Platform Admin for SAS 9


Act on incidents and problems raisedAssist with SAS disaster recovery planning and testing.Daily housekeeping ensure that the environment is up and running and available for user connections, with adequate storage, memory, and CPU capacity


2+ years background in SAS server installation, configuration, testing, and troubleshooting on AIX, Linux, and Windows platforms2+ years SAS system administration experience and or SAS support with in-depth understanding of SAS metadata server, application server, web server, web application server, stored process server, load-balancing server cluster, using Management Console

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 18th February 2020
  • Designation: Systems Engineer Specialist
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 18th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Nedbank Recruiting.
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  • Company Profile:
  • Staying abreast of the various IFRS 9 modelling methodologies across retail and wholesale productsContributing to development aspects of the loss forecasting and stress testing framework and keeping the framework up to date as the methodology evolvesConducting ad hoc analysis on IFRS 9 PD, EAD, LGD and Survival models, as well as overall impairment calculations, for retail as well wholesale-type portfoliosConducting independent credit risk stress testing related research and using it as input into proposals and strategiesEngaging with various stakeholders across the organisation (including risk and finance) to discuss methodological aspects, business assumptions and results from the loss forecasting work stream

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