Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Sciences Programmer

Tampa, FL, US
May 12, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

The Data Sciences Programmer uses the SAS programming language and other software to integrate data from diverse sources for pharmacometric analyses in support of regulatory filings and internal decisions. The individual will prepare analysis data sets for use by pharmacometric modeling experts, and produce tables, listings, and figures, and assist in the preparation of pharmacometric reports and esubmission datasets with the support of other subject matter experts.

  • Apply expert knowledge of SAS to integrate clinical data and pharmacokinetic data to prepare analysis datasets for pharmacometric analysis in NONMEM and other modeling tools
  • Implement sophisticated algorithms to derive complex data sets, and address data issues
  • Demonstrate very strong attention to quality and detail and the ability to detect data anomalies
  • Employ Spotfire visualization software, and optimize the effective utilization and benefits of Spotfire
  • Attain and apply solid knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and other scientific areas to partner with experts in order to integrate data sources efficiently and effectively
  • Prepare tables, listings, and figures, and assist in the preparation of pharmacometric reports, for filing with health authorities and responses to queries from health authorities
  • Develop and maintain competence in UNIX, Spotfire, R, Python and various Linux/UNIX tools including bash
  • Will use python to develop applications that bring efficiency to processes
  • Interact with internal and external partners utilizing excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, computer science, mathematics, or statistics
  • At least one year experience in preparing SAS data sets for analysis
  • Excellent SAS programming language skills, especially the SAS DATA step and those PROCs necessary to manipulate data

    Ideal Candidate Would Also Have:
  • Masters or higher degree
  • SAS certification in advanced programming or clinical trials
  • At least two years' experience preparing data sets for pharmacometric analysis in NONMEM, NLME, or WinNonLin
  • Competence in UNIX or Linux, and skill with bash scripting and UNIX filters.
  • Experience with Spotfire
  • Experience with Python, R and Machine Learning
  • Experience in programming using SDTM data sets.

  • Other Qualifications:
  • US military experience will be considered towards industry experience requirements