Statistical Programmer

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois, USA
Posted
Mar 08, 2018
Ref
1801743
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Provide statistical programming support for the reporting of clinical trial results.

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • SAS Programming: Demonstrated practical understanding of SAS programming concepts and techniques.
    Consistency: Review output to ensure internal consistency with other output for the activity (CSR, ISS, ISE, …)
    Standards: Follow all department and project standards.
    Validation of SAS Programs: Responsible for the accuracy of SAS programs by reviewing output, reviewing code, reviewing log files and
    running all checking utilities. Responsible for creating peer review programs for assigned studies.
  • Archival of SAS Programs: Ensure all SAS programs are imported into the archive system prior to the creation of final output.
  • Case Report Forms and Database Definitions: Ensure clarity, accuracy and consistency of case report forms (CRFs), database definitions,
    and specifications for analysis data sets for individual studies
  • Database Quality Assurance: Ensure accuracy of database quality assurance checks and assess data accuracy and consistency. Develop
    database checks for routine situations.
  • Derivation Programming: With supervision, responsible for the creation and accuracy of derivation programs for routine situations, including
    peer review.
    Submission Data Sets and Programs: With supervision, responsible for the creation and accuracy of submission data sets and analysis
    programs for routine situations. Responsible for the creation of data definition documents and TOCs.
  • Unix Utilities: Learn and maintain expertise in the use of the UNIX utilities developed for the Statistical Programmers. Participate in the
    development of new UNIX utilities.
  • Process Improvements: Assist in the development of new processes and ensure all process improvements are implemented.
    SAS Macros: Learn and maintain expertise in the use of the SAS Macros developed for the Statistical Programmers. Participate in the
    development of new SAS Macros.
  • Teamwork: Work collaboratively with others to develop quality CRFs, databases, reports, publications and regulatory submission.
    Client Interaction: Provide accurate and timely responses to routine requests from clients. Discuss with supervisor to ascertain appropriate
    understanding of non-routine requests.
  • Training and Mentoring: Be compliant with training requirements. Effectively mentor statistical programming peers with regard to functional
    operations.
    Project Coordination: Coordinate the statistical programming activities for 0-2 early stage clinical projects in the same therapeutic area.
Qualifications

 

Basic:

  • Accountable for providing statistical programming support for reporting of clinical trials, in collaboration with other statistical programmers,
    statisticians, and data managers.
  • MS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field. OR BS in Statistics, Computer Science or related field with 2+ years of relevant
    experience.
  • Sound technical skills and communication ability, both oral and written. Competent in SAS programming.
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