Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker always asking, What if?
If so, you may be the new team member were looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters whether youre developing algorithms, creating customer experiences, or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.
What we do
Were the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.
What youll do
As an API Integration Engineer at SAS, you will collaborate with product managers, technical leads, developers, documentation team members, developer advocates, architects, and other stakeholders to determine tool and automation needs related to the design, development and publishing of APIs across all of SAS.
Deliver, support and maintain, and continuously improve test and deployment automation that leverages OpenAPI 2/3 specifications across the entire API lifecycle and within our DevOps pipeline, including but not limited to:
API Design tooling (openapi-gui, apicurio, stoplight studio).
API Standards linting (spectral).
Contract testing (dredd).
Forward/backward compatibility testing.
Governance adherence verification.
Documentation rendering (slate/widdershins, swagger-ui, Redoc).
Documentation deployment automation.
Client and server SDK generation tools (openapi-generator, swagger-codegen).
API conversion tools (REST to GraphQL like openapi-to-graphql or gRPC/protobufs like openapi2proto, OpenAPI 2 to 3 like swagger2openapi).
Assess and make recommendations about the use of existing open source tooling that supports the API lifecycle.
Solicit feedback and requirements from stakeholders and prioritize new functionality aligned with overall business needs.
Regularly communicate work progress with management, identifying issues early and resolving them quickly to avoid or minimize impacts to projects.
Anticipate time needed to complete projects and assist in project estimates/scheduling.
Update job knowledge by independent and structured research.
What were looking for
Youre curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
You have a bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related quantitative field.
Linux operating system, commands, and shell programming tools.
Scripting languages and automation techniques for testing and deployment.
Writing or leveraging OpenAPI (Swagger) 2.0 documentation.
Familiarity with OpenAPI 3.x.
Understanding of the API lifecycle and awareness of common existing tooling across that ecosystem (visit tools/ in a web browser).
Understanding of DevOps principles and commonly used tooling in DevOps pipelines.
The nice to haves
Masters degree or higher in Computer Science, Statistics, or related field.
Experience integrating / interacting with SAS programmatically through one or more types of APIs found on https://developer.sas.com/home.html.
Familiarity with usage and programming for cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure.
Understanding of RESTful API principles.
Docker containers and/or Kubernetes.
API Management Solutions (Apigee, API Connect).
User and developer experience design (UX and DX).
Developing and/or consuming HTTP APIs, especially REST.
Contributing to open source projects.
Other knowledge, skills, and abilities
Professional software development experience.
Familiarity with Agile methodologies.
We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.
Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isnt about fitting into our culture, its about adding to it - and we cant wait to see what youll bring.
SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.
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Requisition ID: 20032107
Travel Requirements: None
External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc
External Company URL: www.sas.com