• location: Deerfield, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $125,000 - $130,000 per year
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Job Title: Sr. Statistical Programmer

Position Description

  • Provides statistical programming support for the implementation of data models and the reporting of clinical trials.
Position Responsibilities

  • Develops and performs quality control on analysis datasets and tables, figures and listings via an appropriate statistical analysis system (i.e. SAS ® ).
  • Provides input to the statistical analysis plan, table shells, data integration plans, and publications.
  • Liaises with other departments to properly implement data models (e.g. SDTM/ADaM).
  • Researches new technologies and techniques to improve efficiency of programming outputs.
  • Programs statistical analyses (via analysis datasets, tables, figures, listings, etc.) using an appropriate statistical analysis systems (i.e. SAS ® ).
  • Helps ensure the accuracy and consistency of data flow from case report forms (CRFs) and database definitions, through to and specifications for analysis datasets.
  • Performs quality review of analysis dataset and TFL programs developed by other programmers and biostatisticians.
  • Verifies that all statistical analysis system programs and associated documentation are archived following the creation of final output.
  • Assists in the development of new processes and makes sure all process improvements are implemented.
  • Reviews and provides feedback regarding statistical analyses plans.
  • Collaborates with other team members to develop quality reports, publications, and regulatory submissions.
  • Helps maintain libraries of documented and validated programs, macros, and procedures which can be reused to aid in department efficiency.
  • Serves as a mentor to other programmers.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of industry metadata submission requirements.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of computer programming, statistical analysis systems (SAS), and other procedural languages.
  • Shows solid understanding biometrics procedures, workflows, and software systems.
  • Displays ability to manage extremely large datasets for statistical analysis and mathematical model creation.
  • Exhibits excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a strong knowledge and understanding of analysis data structure standards (ADaM) and a good understanding of conversion data structure standards (SDTM)
  • Applies leadership skills in the coordination of analysis and reporting activities for statistical programming projects.
Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative or scientific field
  • 5 years of statistical programming experience.
  • Experience performing statistical analyses on data required.
  • SDTM and/or ADaM experience is required, specifically creating/authoring specifications for SDTM and/or ADaM datasets.
  • Experience with TFLs (tables, figures, and listings) or TLGs (tables, listings, and graphs) is required.
  • Experience leading project teams is required.
  • Experience within pharma or CRO experience required. CRO experience preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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