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Chenega Corporation SAS System Administrator - Senior in Washington, District Of Columbia


The SAS System Administrator - Senior is responsible for administrating and managing the SAS environment. The SAS System Administrator - Senior performs maintenance, configuration, and deployment of SAS based systems. The SAS System Administrator - Senior implements major software upgrades, ensuring change management procedures are implemented and followed. The SAS System Administrator - Senior is responsible for incident management as it relates to SAS based platforms. The SAS System Administrator - Senior manages the interaction and integration of SAS with other systems.


  • Secure the SAS configuration on each server machine.

  • Check status and operate servers.

  • Monitor server activity and administer logging.

  • Establish formal, regularly scheduled backup processes.

  • Add users and manage their access.

  • Establish connectivity to data sources.

  • Set up and secure metadata folder structures.

  • Administer repositories and move metadata.

  • Understand the interaction between SAS servers and operating systems.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 8+ years of experience administrating and managing SAS platforms

  • Experience working with analytical systems

  • Active SAS Certified Platform Administrator certification or equivalent

  • Background check with the ability to obtain a public trust clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting

  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals

  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor

  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it

  • Required to adhere to Chenega Corporation mandate that all employees must be fully vaccinated to COVID-19 by December 8, 2021


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