Principal Statistical Programmer

Statistics & Data Corporation (Sdc) Waltham , MA 02451

Posted 7 days ago

Statistics & Data Corporation (SDC), A global contract research organization (CRO) providing clinical trial solutions for pharmaceutical, biologic, and medical device/diagnostic companies since 2005. Our core expertise is strategic scientific consulting and clinical data services which include biostatistics, data management/EDC, and IRT/IWRS.

www.sdcclincal.com

Principal Statistical Programmer

Job Summary

Provide statistical programming support to clinical trials. Produce statistical analyses, including generating/validating analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures for clinical trials. Create SDTM mapping and datasets. Develop and maintain the infrastructure for project files of SAS datasets and SAS code. Support Data Management in data set creations/transfers, integrity checks, and quality audits. Act as a liaison between clinical and subcommittees and project teams on an as-needed basis.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform or oversee team in performing all statistical programming required for clinical trial analysis and reporting on large scale projects of high complexity
  • Apply appropriate statistical methods for data analysis and provide statistical programming expertise for project teams
  • Review the Statistical Analysis Plan in preparation for programming the planned analyses
  • Lead design/development of SAS macros and other utilities to expedite SAS programming activities
  • Organize and conduct internal training sessions and author papers for conferences
  • Generate tables, listings, and figures per protocol, Statistical Analysis Plan, and/or approved client request
  • Participate in statistical program validation and quality control activities
  • Develop or review SDTM aCRF and specifications, ADaM specifications; complete programming and validation of CDISC SDTM and ADaM datasets
  • Review pinnacle 21 reports and ensure compliance with CDISC and FDA guidelines
  • Develop define.xml, study data reviewers guide and analysis datasets reviewers guide
  • Identify study priorities and communicate effectively with project team and management
  • Ensure quality, proper documentation and meet or exceed timely completion of the project within budgeted hours
  • Manage statistical programming timelines, budgets, and client expectations
  • Actively participate in study team meetings
  • Interact with other departments, such as Clinical Operations, Project Management, and Data Management to ensure a high level of client satisfaction through successful execution of projects
  • Participate in review process of study documents such as the CRF, edit check specifications, and database design specifications written by Data Management
  • Program data cleaning checks, as necessary, to assist Data Managements data cleaning activities
  • Participate in installation/validation of statistical software packages throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Develop and maintain the infrastructure for project files of SAS datasets and SAS code
  • Mentor junior level statistical programmers by developing training plans and providing oversight of their work
  • Ensure all programming activities and processes performed are conducted according to SDCs standard procedures and/or sponsor requirements
  • Contribute to the development of standard operating procedures for statistical programming
  • Adhere to all aspects of the SDCs quality system
  • Comply with SDCs data integrity & business ethics requirements
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
  • Adherence to all essential systems and processes that are required at SDC to maintain compliance to business and regulatory requirements

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requirements

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to process scientific and medical data.
  • Very strong SAS programming skills required, with proficiency in SAS/Base, SAS/Stat, SAS Macros and SAS/Graph
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical programming
  • Proficient in manipulating and analyzing SAS data
  • Ability to identify data issues, present problems, and implement solutions quickly
  • Capability of communicating technical concepts clearly, concisely, and understandably to non-statistical colleagues
  • Good organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with clinical trial design and analysis activities and basic knowledge of regulatory guidelines (FDA/CFR, ICH/GCP). Expert knowledge of CDISC SDTM and ADaM data models
  • Very strong interpersonal communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • SAS Base, Advance and Clinical Trials Certification is preferred

Education or Equivalent Experience

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, statistics or other related, scientific field and at least eight years of relevant professional experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
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