Senior Statistical Programmer (Remote)

Covance

Chicago Illinois

United States

Information Technology
(No Timezone Provided)

Job Overview:

Hiring for Senior Statistical Programmer (Remote) FSP: can be based anywhere in USA/ Canada #LI-REMOTE

* Develop SAS programs for SDTM, ADaM, client-defined analysis datasets, Patient Profiles, Tables, Listings and Graphs in support of the Statistical Analysis Plan, posters, manuscripts, Integrated of Summary of Safety (ISS) and Integrated Summary of Efficacy (ISE)
* Provide technical planning to include overseeing the set-up of key macros and SAS programs.
* Act as a Lead Programmer for projects
* Represent Statistical Programming at internal and client meetings
* Act as a Statistical Programming consultant to clients and internal customers in related disciplines e.g. Clinical Data Management, Project Management and Medical Writing.
* Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach and a willingness to make decisions on a regular basis.
* Ensure quality of personal work and the work of the team when acting as a Lead Programmer
* Prioritize personal workload and that of teammates; perform work with minimal supervision
* Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables; development of technical solutions to abstract problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity.
* Advise Senior Statistical Programming Staff of changes in scope of projects to enable the timely development of change orders.
* Good experience with CDISC standards including Define.xml files.
* Display a positive attitude at all times, promoting and contributing to good team spirit in a professional environment.
* Review draft and final production runs for project to ensure quality and consistency.
* Represent Statistical Programming during client audits ensuring study documentation is maintained and filed according to Labcorp by Drug Development processes.
* Assist with interviewing and selection of potential candidates
* Carry out all activities according to Labcorp by Drug Development SOPs working within the framework of the Quality management System and to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
* Provide ongoing training and mentoring within Statistical Programming to ensure thorough knowledge of the processes used and the ongoing technical development.
* Perform other duties as requested by management.

Education/Qualifications:

Minimum Required:

* BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject.
* A high computing content is considered to be beneficial; however proven computing skills are most important.
* Alternative academic qualifications or experience are assessed to ensure equivalent background.

Experience:

Minimum Required:

* 3-5 years experience with proven SAS skills within a clinical trials environment.
* Knowledge in all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion.
* Full knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a Statistical Programming environment.
* Able to identify training and development needs, opportunities for optimizing staff utilization and employing the most efficient practices.
* Excellent organizational skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high standards
* Self motivation and ability to work independently with minimum direction.
* Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of work.
* Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately withal levels of staff and confidently with other disciplines and external clients.
* A proactive approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff in other disciplines, often in other locations and in working to achieve consistent processes and standards across them.
* A co-operative and team orientated approach.
* Team leadership experience, as demonstrated by ability to organize and motivate project teams.

Senior Statistical Programmer (Remote)

Covance

Chicago Illinois

United States

Information Technology

(No Timezone Provided)

Job Overview:

Hiring for Senior Statistical Programmer (Remote) FSP: can be based anywhere in USA/ Canada #LI-REMOTE

* Develop SAS programs for SDTM, ADaM, client-defined analysis datasets, Patient Profiles, Tables, Listings and Graphs in support of the Statistical Analysis Plan, posters, manuscripts, Integrated of Summary of Safety (ISS) and Integrated Summary of Efficacy (ISE)
* Provide technical planning to include overseeing the set-up of key macros and SAS programs.
* Act as a Lead Programmer for projects
* Represent Statistical Programming at internal and client meetings
* Act as a Statistical Programming consultant to clients and internal customers in related disciplines e.g. Clinical Data Management, Project Management and Medical Writing.
* Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach and a willingness to make decisions on a regular basis.
* Ensure quality of personal work and the work of the team when acting as a Lead Programmer
* Prioritize personal workload and that of teammates; perform work with minimal supervision
* Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables; development of technical solutions to abstract problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity.
* Advise Senior Statistical Programming Staff of changes in scope of projects to enable the timely development of change orders.
* Good experience with CDISC standards including Define.xml files.
* Display a positive attitude at all times, promoting and contributing to good team spirit in a professional environment.
* Review draft and final production runs for project to ensure quality and consistency.
* Represent Statistical Programming during client audits ensuring study documentation is maintained and filed according to Labcorp by Drug Development processes.
* Assist with interviewing and selection of potential candidates
* Carry out all activities according to Labcorp by Drug Development SOPs working within the framework of the Quality management System and to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
* Provide ongoing training and mentoring within Statistical Programming to ensure thorough knowledge of the processes used and the ongoing technical development.
* Perform other duties as requested by management.

Education/Qualifications:

Minimum Required:

* BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject.
* A high computing content is considered to be beneficial; however proven computing skills are most important.
* Alternative academic qualifications or experience are assessed to ensure equivalent background.

Experience:

Minimum Required:

* 3-5 years experience with proven SAS skills within a clinical trials environment.
* Knowledge in all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion.
* Full knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a Statistical Programming environment.
* Able to identify training and development needs, opportunities for optimizing staff utilization and employing the most efficient practices.
* Excellent organizational skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high standards
* Self motivation and ability to work independently with minimum direction.
* Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of work.
* Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately withal levels of staff and confidently with other disciplines and external clients.
* A proactive approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff in other disciplines, often in other locations and in working to achieve consistent processes and standards across them.
* A co-operative and team orientated approach.
* Team leadership experience, as demonstrated by ability to organize and motivate project teams.