Cary, NC Services
Job Type
Full-time, Contract

Are you looking for a mid to senior-level SAS administrator position? FRG is growing and has an opening for an experienced SAS Administrator to support our clients and internal customers. The position will be responsible for working with and supporting our clients' developers, end-users, and FRG internal staff. The role will support installations and various projects. This role has a significant amount of autonomy, and the position can be remote.

Here is what you will be responsible for:

  • All aspects of SAS application and platform administration covering multiple SAS products and installations
  • SAS software installation, configuration, upgrades, and maintenance 
  • Design, development, and rollout of SAS system infrastructure
  • Provide assistance with user management, problem resolution, system testing, and performance monitoring
  • OS administration/configuration/recommendations in support of SAS Administration
  • Development of monitoring scripts and alert processes
  • Backups of metadata, data, and other associate objects
  • Develop, maintain, and test disaster recovery contingencies
  • Develop and implement information security plans and procedures utilizing recognized best practices
  • Act as a liaison to other IT teams (Unix, Windows, DBA) in support of the SAS Environment as required
  • Provide user support with the installation of client tools such as Enterprise Guide and SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office
  • Other projects and assignments as needed


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • BS degree AND demonstrated relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated experience installing and configuring a variety of SAS products
  • Strong aptitude for measured impact analysis, risk assessment, change management, and planning of recovery options
  • Experience with SAS promotion processes requiring migration of content from Dev -Test - Prod
  • SAS Grid experience preferred
  • Cloud experience preferred
  • Possess general SAS coding knowledge
  • Possess general system administration knowledge/experience
  • Must be proficient with the Unix OS - RedHat preferred
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of varying technical ability
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical area
  • 3+ years of experience in a SAS Administrator role
  • 5+ years of technology experience
  • Located in the Raleigh-Durham area; can be remote, will consider contractors


Job Benefits: 

  • FRG Group Health Plan effective on your start date
  • Company-paid long-term disability coverage
  • 401k Plan eligible on the 1st of the month following 1 year anniversary
  • 401k -100% immediate vesting & company match of 6% on base salary
  • FRG 401k offers both a pretax and Roth option for employee deferrals
  • Profit-Sharing - you are eligible to participate in company profit sharing, up to 4% of your base salary
  • Bonus program as part of the overall compensation program
  • FRG practices a hybrid work model
  • 3 weeks of vacation time per year prorated in the year of hire and the ability to roll over up to 1 week of time annually; *vacation time is adjusted based on your position level
  • 2 weeks of paid holidays per year 
  • 2 weeks of paid emergency/sick days per year
  • Direct deposit monthly paycheck and any expense reimbursements
  • FRG pays for approved training, materials, and certification tests with manager approval
  • Employee Referral program bonus
  • FRG season tickets: Carolina Hurricanes, Durham Bulls, Coastal Credit Union Music Park, NC Courage Soccer/NCFC
  • All vacation, sick, holidays are prorated in the year of hire