Cloud Architect - Customer Advisory
SAS Institute Inc
Huizen, Netherlands
6 dagen geleden
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Company Overview

Some people see data as facts and figures. But it’s more than that. It’s the lifeblood of business. It contains an organization’s history and it’s trying to tell you something.

SAS helps customers around the world make sense of the message. As the leader in business analytics software and services, SAS transforms data into insights that give our clients a fresh perspective on their business.

They can identify what’s working. Fix what isn’t. And discover new opportunities and make outcomes actionable.

Based in the Netherlands and being part of the Western Europe Customer Advisory organization, you will play a key role in delivering pre-

sales and technical expertise around the SAS analytics platform into the broader architecture and strategy of the customer.

You will support the sales force throughout the different stages of the sales cycle with your excellent abilities in understanding the needs of the customer and translating them into a SAS solution with the required added value for the customer.

This is only possible because you combine business knowledge with a technical expertise in your domain.

This role involves understanding the entire SAS portfolio of technology, with emphasis on SAS Viya, and its integration and installation methods, alongside other technologies.

You will need a solid understanding of data architecture concept and thorough experience in creating secure cloud architectures for enterprise applications, plus understanding the principles around continuous integration and continuous delivery .

We seek applications from individuals who have demonstrated the ability to bridge the gap between the business and technology, relating business requirements to technical capabilities and solutions to business value, in the space of Data or Advanced Analytics.

Your major responsibilities :

  • Advise on the architectural design and the implementation of advanced, technology-driven solutions
  • Support the sales force in translating the needs of the customer into working SAS solutions by elaborating business cases.
  • Able to understand the language of the customer and to translate this in a compelling value proposition for the customer.
  • Work with other teams to ensure the successful outcome of trials, evaluations, proofs-of-concept and any technical aspects of the pre-sales process
  • Prepare, run, give demo’s and speak at industry events using your business and technical expertise
  • Contribute to and manage the technical elements of RFI / RFP / Tender completion and submission
  • Ideal candidate profile :

  • Bilingual Dutch and English is mandatory to be considered for the role
  • Education : Master degree or equivalent
  • Significant experience in pre-sales or business consulting, previous work experience of 5 years in a similar role
  • Experience with one or more major cloud environments such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Solid understanding of CI / CD and DevOps principles, including related technologies
  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare, OpenStack, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Programming skills with one or more modern languages e.g. KSH, Python, Perl, C, C++, Java, JavaScript
  • Willing to acquire the technical knowledge of core SAS technology
  • Highly commercial attitude, active listener
  • Focus on finding solutions
  • Dare to take calculated risks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work against deadlines, stress tolerant and flexible
  • Team player
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