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Senior SAS Platform Architect / Platform Administration Consultant

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. is seeking a highly-experienced Senior SAS Platform Architect / Platform Administration Consultant as an addition to our elite SAS Consulting Team for one of our Clients - a large Financial Institution, located in Charlotte, NC for an 8-Month Contract with possible extensions, Full-time, On-site w/possible Remote. 


NOTE!  Candidate - please specify desired HOURLY rate in application questions.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE!  The Client intends for the Candidate to become their employee after the 8-month contract, if Candidate and the Client are happy.  Please do not apply unless you accept this model.


Senior level consultant or architect position to be filled by someone who is dedicated to the following responsibilities and wants to stick with Platform Architecture:



  • Architecture and Pre-Sales support
    • Detailed technical support required during the sales cycle.
  • Order management, environment prep support and Installations.
  • Complex configurations.
    • Clustering.
    • Encryption, SSL, Certificate management.
    • Single Sign on integration.
    • Distributed Architectures and Best Practices for utilizing analytical environments (such as LASR).
  • Performance tuning of environments.
  • Best practices for developers utilizing the SAS environment.
  • Best practices for promotions.
  • Administration Documentation.
  • Design and administration of security models.
  • Environment troubleshooting and general customer support.
    • This makes up a large amount of effort that is very difficult to schedule for
      • Customer knowledge transfer, training and general documentation
      • Architecting and assisting in deployments of disaster recovery environments
  • Other Potential Responsibilities:
    • Cloud infrastructure.
    • Performance testing and tuning.
    • Investigation of architectures to better serve our clients’ needs and reduce their IT expense.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent



LOCATION(S):  Charlotte, NC

WORK TYPE:  8-Month Contract-to-Hire

WORK MODEL:   Full-time, M-F, 40 hours per week, On-site w/possible Remote



Pinnacle Solutions is a trusted SAS Alliance & Resell Partner, Amazon Web Services Partner, and creator of The Backpack Solution, an all-in-one, unprecedented, and must-have specialized toolkit solving all our client’s data demands.  To attract the most sought-after, elite SAS technology professionals, we specialize in flexible career models with above market compensation.  Our specialists serve as a member of our internal development team, or they may provide on-site consulting expertise for our key Client positions.  Join our talented and elite SAS Consulting Team now by applying to this job posting or contact us via email at: and learn more about us at:

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