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Sr. Sas Grid Platform Admin Resume

St Louis, MO

SUMMARY:

  • Seeking opportunities with a growth - oriented organization that rewards smart work and commitment.
  • Technically sound professional with 7.8 + years of experience as SAS Admin and SAS Developer in Supply Chain, Clinical Research and Banking industries.
  • Adding Users and Managing Access
  • Platform-oriented support
  • User-oriented support
  • Data-oriented support
  • Checking and monitoring the status of operating servers
  • Monitoring Server activity and administering logging
  • License renewals and applying hot fixes.
  • Working closely with the SAS Developers to provide the platform support in time and taking proactive initiatives to provide effective Support for the SAS User Community.
  • Having expertise in restarting the servers and doing sanity checks from SAS end.
  • Managing /backup of metadata.
  • Currently associated with Nestle, St. Louis, MO as a Sr. SAS Grid Platform Administrator with expertise in SAS ETL development, Admin as User/Group/Library creation in descriptive statistics like, PROC FREQ, MEANS, TRANSPOSE and good hands on experience with MS Excel.
  • Experience with preparing Test Cases & Design Documents.
  • Creating SAS server connection to databases.
  • Create/deploy jobs, design/schedule job.
  • Creation of Libraries and registering the tables.
  • SAS Server Maintenance, backup/restore, SAS Services restart/stop.
  • Knowledge on CA Autosys, Process manager / LSF scheduling utility.
  • Profound communication and negotiating skills.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and prioritization skills.
  • Support implementation of departmental and cross-functional initiatives, supervise, project oversight including production, and quality.
  • SAS server usage reports.
  • Creation of edit checks, UAT, final QC, Third Party Data Reconciliation, Tracking missing Case Report Forms, Data Query Forms, Monitor and Site communication, performing the quality checks on the database before the database lock.
  • Attending the daily status calls with the client to give the updates on the projects. SAS SPOC for all the teams of Data Supplier Services.
  • Created Case Report Tabulations, programs for blinding of CRF data, programs for generating transport files of output data and programs for processing of raw labs and ECG data which involves reformatting of data which involves extensive usage of BASE SAS.
  • Played key role in incident management.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Sr. SAS Grid Platform Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring the SAS applications and services.
  • Responsible in handling the entire on-boarding process of new users in various countries.
  • Created ranger policies and encryption zones for different groups.
  • Created user profiles, user groups, user access in Hadoop files systems.
  • Creating/Updating/Maintaining user profiles and groups consistent with security restrictions.
  • Played key role in incident management.
  • Responsible for infrastructure management.
  • Deploying SAS codes in various environments.
  • Managing SAS users, permissions, security Management Console, Web Administration.
  • Having exposure in preparing and updating the SharePoint documentations.
  • Creation of Access control templates (ACT) and applying on metadata groups.
  • License renewals and applying hot fixes.
  • Creation of Libraries and registering the tables.
  • Applying SAS Access control (ACT) and UNIX security (ACL).
  • SAS server usage reports.
  • Creation of Libraries and registering the tables.
  • Maintaining Metadata backed up on weekly basis.
  • Actively participated in streamlining the code to enhance the program performance in the production.
  • Creating Users & Groups using SAS Management Console adding respective groups to users on SMC.
  • Creating Application servers on SMC and configuring those on respective workspace Servers.
  • Updating of SAS Licenses on UNIX, Linux and windows servers.
  • Maintaining Metadata backed up on weekly basis.

Environment: SAS EG, SAS DI, SAS FS, SMC, Environment Manager, LSF, SAS (BASE, SQL, MACRO) and Excel.

Confidential

Sr. SAS Platform Admin

Responsibilities:

  • License renewals and applying hot fixes.
  • Creation of Libraries and registering the tables
  • Closely working with other Supporting Teams (Storage Team/OS Teams/Network Team etc.)
  • Creating/Updating/Maintaining user profiles and groups consistent with security restrictions.
  • Performance monitoring for the deployed program/code changes.
  • Created functional and unit test cases in quality centre.
  • Initiating of the Backup activity for all servers on monthly basis.
  • Extracting the data from source system Oracle database.
  • Data updating in the source to test the application.
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of Statistical Programming project documentation.
  • Validate and/or perform quality control checks on programs.
  • Generating the reports using in an online portal which will be used by the end customers using in PPT and Excel formats.
  • Actively participated in streamlining the code to enhance the program performance in the production.
  • Hands on experience working in SAS Grid 9.4 environment
  • User/Group/Library creation.
  • Creating SAS server connection to databases.
  • Also create DM listings such as Demographic data for all subjects, Protocol Violation for all subjects, List of Medical History for all Subjects, List of all Adverse Events for all subjects, List of concomitant medication for all subjects and Reconciliations.

Environment: SAS EG, SAS SMC, SAS DI, Base SAS/Macro, SAS BTI.

Confidential

SAS Grid Platform Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Deploying SAS codes in all the environments.
  • Best Practices for Marketers.
  • Managing SAS users, permissions, security Management Console, Web Administration
  • Initiating of the Backup activity for all servers on monthly basis.
  • Creation of Access control templates (ACT) and Libraries.
  • License renewals and applying hot fixes.
  • Knowledge on SAS VA and LASR, hands on experience working in SAS Grid 9.4 environment.
  • Supporting the Team members and maintaining the Platform as stable.
  • Creating/Updating/Maintaining user profiles and groups consistent with security restrictions.
  • Extract Data from Oracle tables in to SAS environment using CDEX (Clinical Data Extract).
  • Create programs for blinding of CRF data which involves replacement of existing values with one or more specified values or scrambling the existing values in the data.
  • Code Checking and validating the reports of team members.
  • Create programs for generating transport files of output data.
  • Create CRT (Case Report Tabulations) for Analysis Datasets.
  • Perform QA and regression testing for changes done to SAS macros and review programs.
  • Developing SAS Code and shell script for weekly/monthly production jobs and also for the ad hoc requests and generating the reports.
  • Create and review test documents, test data and test driver used in testing of SAS autocall macros.
  • Updating patches, hot fixes & License keys on workspace servers. Periodical space checking & clearing on Servers.
  • By using Application monitor finding out the server’s status and user’s activities on daily basis.
  • Maintaining all housekeeping scripts on SASApp server on daily basis.
  • Installing and configuring of SAS software on Unix, Linux and windows servers

Environment: SAS EG, LSF, SAS DI, SAS SDD Version 3.4, Base SAS/Macro.

Confidential

SAS Platform Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Extracted raw data from Teradata and created SAS data sets using Proc SQL and SAS/Access.
  • Data cleansing, outlier identification, missing value identification are done before the historical POS HM sales data can be used for modelling and forecasting.
  • Cleaning, validating, sorting and merging techniques are done using SAS/Base Procedures like Proc mean, freq, univariate.
  • Created Stored processes to integrate the reports for Phoenix Core Application.
  • Generating standard and ad-hoc reports.
  • Involved with the team in automating the job process.
  • Involved in the production support.
  • Maintaining Metadata backed up on weekly basis.
  • Installing and Configuring of SAS software on UNIX, Linux and windows servers.
  • Creating SAS Users, Groups & Database Libraries on SMC.
  • Installation & Configuration of respective SAS applications on users Machines.
  • Creating Users & Groups using SAS Management Console adding respective groups to users on SMC.
  • Creating Application servers on SMC and configuring those on respective workspace Servers.
  • Generating the reports using in an online portal which will be used by the end customers using in PPT and Excel formats.
  • Attending the daily status calls with the client to give the updates on the projects. SAS SPOC for all the teams of Data Supplier Services.

Environment: SMC, SAS EG, SAS DI, SAS CIS SAS Base, SAS Macros, MS Excel, Post-gre SQL and Omniture

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