SAS / Analytical Programmer I / II / III
Kaiser Permanente - Pasadena, CA

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Under general supervision, provide SAS/analytical programming, data management, and quality control support for a wide variety of research projects including clinical trials under the supervision of higher level programmers or biostatisticians. Exhibit desire and ability to learn and use a variety of analytical software including SAS in multiple operating system environments.Essential Functions:- Perform SAS/analytical programming, data management, quality control, and reporting for research projects including clinical trials.- Extract, manipulate, and merge large databases to create analytical datasets.- Assist in defining analytical variables and help consulting with project staff on project needs.- Maintain a professional relationship with project personnel.- Perform simple analytical tasks using SAS or other analytical tools.- Implement comprehensive quality checking and validation process.- Maintain and troubleshoot software and programs.- Design and generate tracking and data entry tools as needed.- Implement automated reporting and data loading schemes.- Convert and merge data from a wide variety of sources across platforms.- Create and maintain documentation to document process and data quality issues.- Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: SAS/Analytical Programmer I- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems, or related field of study.- One (1)year of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.- Ability to organize and manipulate large datasets.- Ability to express complex technical information to researchers or to audiences with clinical training.- Strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.- Must be an independent self-starter.- Both efficient and detail-oriented.PreferredQualifications:- Master's Degree in related field of study.- Experience with medical or health research.- Experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL and ODS.- Knowledge of Unix environment and familiarity of Unix scripts.Notes:- The SAS / Analytical Programmer I / II / III is a conditional position with benefits. The duration of employment will be based on the availability of grant funds to support the position.- Upon completion of the initial grant funded project, the employee may be assigned to other grant funded projects if operationally feasible.Basic Qualifications: SAS/Analytical Programmer II- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems, or related field of study.- Three (3)years of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.- Ability to organize and manipulate large datasets.- Ability to express complex technical information to researchers or to audiences with clinical training.- Very strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.- Must be an independent self-starter.- Both efficient and detail-oriented.PreferredQualifications:- Master's Degree in related field of study.- Experience with medical or health research.- Experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL, ODS, SAS/ACCESS and data extraction from large relational databases.- Experience with Unix environment and Unix scripts.Basic Qualifications: SAS/Analytical Programmer III- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems, or related field of study.- Six (6)years of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.- Three (3)years of experience with medical or health research.- Two (2)years of experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL, ODS, SAS/ACCESS and data extraction from large relational databases.- Ability to organize and manipulate large datasets.- Ability to express complex technical information to researchers or to audiences with clinical training.- Excellent analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.- Must be an independent self-starter.- Both efficient and detail-oriented.PreferredQualifications:- Master's Degree in related field of study.- Experience with Unix environment and Unix scripts.- Project management experience.
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