SAS Institute
Cary, NC (Remote)


*You may work from a remote location (EST or CST preferred) for this role. Or, you may join us at SAS Worldwide HQ in Cary, NC for this role.

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker тАУ always asking, тАЬWhat if?тАЭ If so, you may be the new team member weтАЩre looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters тАУ whether youтАЩre developing algorithms, creating customer experiences, or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.

What we do

WeтАЩre 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 youтАЩll do

API First at SAS is based on the premise that Developers are first class citizens, and deserve a first class experience. Our team, comprised of systems engineers and experience designers, is passionate about elevating well-designed APIs within the enterprise. At SAS, we aim to transform a world of data into a world of intelligence.

As an API Management Infrastructure Engineer with the API First Program at SAS, you will collaborate within the team and across all of SAS in the following areas:

  • Architecting and implementing integration platform-as-a-service capabilities in Azure to support management of APIs across the entire company

  • Collaborating with cross-division teams in the identification of requirements for API management infrastructure through consideration of business and market requirements, system quality attributes, and overall technical direction.

  • Researching and advising on new and emerging software technologies and partnering with appropriate teams to drive assessment and adoption to continuously improve management of APIs

  • Providing education and enablement tools to help product teams understand and interpret standards, guidelines, and best practices and apply these concepts within their own technical domains.

  • Advancing technical strategy for APIs in тАЬas-a-serviceтАЭ and low code/no code landscapes

  • What weтАЩre looking for

  • YouтАЩre curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

  • You are able to collaborate and communicate effectively across technical and business teams, have excellent decision making skills, are transparent and communicative about both successes and failures, and you are fearless in challenging the status quo when itтАЩs not producing results.

  • You have a bachelorтАЩs degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related quantitative field.

  • Experience with:

    • REST API standards, design patterns, and industry best practices.
  • Docker, Kubernetes

  • Microservices and cloud native architecture o API Management Solutions (Azure API Management preferred) and APIs as a Product o Azure Integration Services.

  • Developing and/or consuming HTTP APIs, especially REST.

  • Linux operating system, commands, and shell programming tools.

  • Scripting languages and automation techniques for testing and deployment.

  • Writing or leveraging OpenAPI 3.x.

  • Understanding of the API lifecycle and awareness of common existing tooling across that ecosystem

  • Understanding of DevOps principles and commonly used tooling in DevOps pipelines.

The nice to haves

  • MasterтАЩs 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 [ Link removed ] – Click here to apply to API Infrastructure Engineer – Cloud (Hybrid, Remote option)

  • Familiarity with usage and programming for cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure.

  • Understanding of RESTful API principles.

  • Experience with:

  • User and developer experience design (UX and DX).

  • Contributing to open source projects.

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • GraphQL

  • gRPC

  • API security concepts, testing and docuementation best practices

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 isnтАЩt about fitting into our culture, itтАЩs about adding to it – and we canтАЩt wait to see what youтАЩll bring.

Additional Information:

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/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.

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.

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at SAS only sends emails from verified тАЬsas.comтАЭ email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at [ Email address blocked ] – Click here to apply to API Infrastructure Engineer – Cloud (Hybrid, Remote option) before taking any further action.


Requisition ID: 20047525

Travel Requirements: None

Street: 100 SAS Campus Drive

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