SAS Database Application Administrator - EU Public Institution Luxembourg

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity and want to take advantage of a great job to give new inpulse to your career? This offer is for you. In order to support one of our clients, a large and famous European Public Institution in Luxembourg, we are looking for a SAS Database Application Administrator


EKXEL IT Services, is a European leader in IT engineering, high-tech consulting and IT services. We offer a unique blend of expertise and support major European groups with international vocation to implement and succeed in their project to transform and modernize their information systems.


Your Mission:


Collection, implementation and follow up of user requirements

  • Assisting users in the analysis and definition and draft of their requirements.
  • Design and implement process, workflow and/or data models according to the requirements specified.
  • Estimation of workload, cost and impact of user requests.
  • Writing technical specifications for the analysis, design and implementation and testing of those requirements.
  • Develop the features that respond to the requirements in SAS, according to the analysis and design, having in mind the project plan, priorities and deadlines set.
  • Develop in bash scripting programs that support the integration of external components with SAS.
  • Follow up and test the developments, ensuring their quality. Update the functionalities and documentation when the requirements change.
  • Assist in deploying and configuration of the new developments

Development and maintenance of GSAST and other SAS applications

  • Perform the maintenance, implementation and new development of
  • SAS/GSAST/Viya applications.

User support for SAS statistical domains

  • Second-level support of users for SAS/GSAST/Viya statistical domains.
  • Report and follow up of issues using the proper tracking tools.
  • Assisting users in the definition of their requirements and preparing specifications.
  • Training users on-the-job or through organized group training sessions.

Participation in projects for the modernization of SAS/GSAST and related statistical tools

  • Analysis, system design, implementation and testing of existing system and new system requirements/deliverables.
  • Development of functionalities in the new target system.
  • Data and code migration activities from previous to new system.
  • Update and maintenance activities in old and new systems during parallel runs.
  • Post-project user training and support.

Technical skills:

  • Familiarity with standard coding, release management and deployment tools (eg. GIT, BitBucket, Bamboo, or similar)
  • Familiarity with ticketing systems like the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence) or similar
  • Ability to give business and technical presentations
  • Ability to apply high quality standards
  • Very good communication skills with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Analysis and problem solving skills
  • Capability to write clear and structured technical documents
  • Ability to participate in technical meetings and good communication skills
  • Knowledge of programming in PYTHON will be an advantage


  • 5 years experiences in IT in general
  • Bachelor degree
  • At least 2 years of specific expertise in Statistics and SAS programming
  • Familiarity with SAS Viya platform
  • English mandatory

Our offer:


A particularly attractive salary package, with many additional benefits, to attract the best of you. A professional and stimulating work environment in the field of telecommunications. Multiple career opportunities within a changing group, advanced training in new technologies, rich and recognized expertise.Your application will be treated with confidentiality. We would be very happy to organize a first appointment to talk to you about this opportunity and consider your next career development. Send us your CV to  or even better use our online form