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SAS Programmer III
Ref No.: 18-10707
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Description-
Contribute to programming development and quality control of the programming deliverables utilizing client's tools and methodologies
Contribute to the preparation, execution, reporting and documentation of project analysis programming within a therapeutic area.
Create, manage and maintain the programming specifications for the analysis datasets utilizing client's tools and methodologies
Contribute to the integration of reports and derived data into the statistical report with close collaboration with Statisticians.
Ensure programming code meet regulatory and company standards and are consistently structured to permit efficient programming and reporting.
Perform quality assurance procedures on work performed by others.
6+ years of relevant industry experience in Clinical SAS Programming
Advanced SAS programming skills in a clinical data environment with expertise in at least one therapeutic area.
Strong understanding of relational databases and experience working with complex data systems.
Knowledge of CDISC data structure requirements.
Experience in development and implementation of standardization methodology within at least one therapeutic area.
Collaborative teamwork and interpersonal skills that demonstrate initiative and motivation.
Ability solve complex problems independently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a global environment.
Experience in pharmaceutical clinical development in at least one therapeutic area (i.e. understanding of statistical concepts, techniques and clinical trial principles within a therapeutic area).
Ability to lead programming deliverables based on regulatory submission requirements.
Experience in project management with minimum supervision.
Ability to effectively organize and manage multiple assignments with challenging timelines across multiple personnel.
Experience in project start-up through submission.
Experience in collaboration with external partners and/or vendors.
Experience in the development, evaluation and support of junior staff and contractors.
Ability to estimate resource requirement.

Education & Experience-
A candidate with a Bachelor or Master of Science degree or equivalent in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Life Science or related field, preferred.
A candidate with a Master degree and 5+ years of programming experience preferably in processing clinical trial data in the pharmaceutical industry.
A candidate with Bachelor degree and 7+ years of programming experience preferably in processing clinical trial data in the pharmaceutical industry.
Experience with other operating systems and packages such as UNIX, MS Office