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Sr. SAS Programmer
Ref No.: 17-00076
Location: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/15/2017
Posting Summary:
  • Bachelor's degree in life science, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related field is required; Master's degree is preferred.
  • 8 plus years Pharmaceutical/CRO experience as a SAS Programmer supporting clinical trials for regulatory submissions with a Bachelor's degree; or 5 plus years' experience with a MS/MA degree.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using SAS to produce derived analysis datasets and produce TFLs.
  • Thorough understanding of clinical data structures, relational database structures, and data exchange with alternate data formats.
  • Demonstrated skills in using additional software tools and applications (e.g. MS office, XML) and expertise in the handling and processing of upstream data, e.g., multiple data forms, workflow, eDC, SDTM.
  • Experience with Biomarker data analysis and statistical modelling Demonstrated • Demonstrated expertise in providing outputs to meet downstream requirements, e.g., ADaM, Data Definition Table, e-submission.
  • In-depth understanding of regulatory, industry, and technology standards and requirements.
  • Good knowledge of statistical terminology, clinical tests, medical terminology, and protocol designs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with clinical team members.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.
(EXPERIENCE OF WORKING ON ONCOLOGY STUDIES PREFERRED)
Description:
  • Provide programming input to CRF, SAP, analysis file specifications, and tables, figures, and listings (TFLs) shells.
  • Write SAS programs to generate derived analysis datasets, perform analysis, and TFLs.
  • Perform ad hoc request, exploratory analysis, flexible and rapid programming arising from questions generated from planned analyses and results.
  • Ensure consistency and adherence to standards within their therapeutic area.
  • Provide programming support for the preparation of integrated reports, submissions and post-submission activities.
  • Work closely with multiple functions.
  • Contribute to the creation, maintenance, and validation of standards for programming tools, outputs and macros.
  • Provide training on departmental SOPs/WPs and standard programs.
  • Contribute to the creation of naming conventions and standards for the programming environment.
  • Participate in industry wide technical discussions.