Senior Biostatistical Programmer
Premier Research - Florida

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POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for the production of clinical data project deliverables and the general support of the Biometrics department through the development of programs, macros, tools and utilities. This position would also be responsible for participating in and/or leading department task force groups and providing a mentoring role to other programmers.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develops computer programs using SAS and/or performs the necessary manipulations to import complex external data into SAS or export SAS output to other computer files

Develops computer programs, using primarily SAS, to create very complex derived data sets (e.g., adverse events with multiple merging and cleaning procedures ) or perform any other advanced data manipulation

Develops advanced computer programs and tools, using SAS and other software if necessary, to perform system tasks and macros/utilities to increase the quality and efficiency with which results are produced

Ensures that programmed coding is documented in accordance with Working Guidelines

May be required to assist in other programming tasks using software other than SAS (e.g. SQL) to support data management or specialized data analysis requirements

Prepares documents to describe SAS programs and databases for large projects

Performs group and departmental Quality Control (QC) procedures

Required to manage multiple projects and to mentor other programmers regarding processes, best practices and techniques

All other projects as assigned

SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develops computer programs, using primarily SAS, which generate complex listings, tables (including those with descriptive and standard inferential statistics in collaboration with a Statistician), and complex graphs

May be required to assist with database development responsibilities

Ability to travel up to 10% overnight, as needed

Required Skills

Required Experience

EDUCATION/SKILL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Educated to Bachelor's degree level, or equivalent. In lieu of this qualification, 3 years experience in clinical research, drug development or healthcare environment will be required

In addition to this, a minimum of 3 years experience programming with SAS in support of data management and/or biostatistics functions. Alternatively, must have proven experience in all primary job functions

SAS Certification (preferably in current production release of SAS)

Demonstrated knowledge of data processing, database design and organization in clinical data environment

Demonstrated extensive knowledge of clinical trials, including design and principles of data analysis

Proficient in SQL and PL/SQL programming. Proficient in SAS programming, including base, FSP and macros

Understanding of SAS database structures and experience with at least one Clinical Database Management System (e.g. Oracle Clinical, Clintrial, eDM, etc.)

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of statistics to program tables which include descriptive and standard inferential statistics

Enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team

Capable of handling multiple priorities

Ability to adapt to changing priorities, take initiative and follow through on own

Attention to detail and ability to independently resolve a variety of issues without close supervision

Able to think creatively

Excellent English communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)

Excellent customer relation skills

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