Sr. Principal Statistical Programmer

Employer
Celgene
Location
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States
Posted
Jun 18, 2019
Ref
1901386
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Req #: 1901386
Location: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States
Job Category: Information Technology
Work Location: 300 Connell Dr 07922
Organization: Clinical Programming
Employee Status: Full-time
Job Type: Regular

Job Description
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide programming input to CRF, SAP, analysis file specifications, and tables, figures, and listings (TFLs) shells.
  • Write SAS programs to generate derived analysis datasets, perform analysis, and TFLs.
  • Perform ad hoc flexible and rapid programming arising from questions generated from planned analyses and results.
  • Ensure consistency and adherence to standards within their therapeutic area.
  • Provide input to the design of the clinical trial database for proper data capture and to ensure data quality.
  • Create Data Definition Tables (DDT) and converting TFLs to the required format for eSubmission.
  • Convert, verify and integrate multiple sources of incoming data for the creation of analysis datasets.
  • Provide programming support for the preparation of integrated reports, submissions and post-submission activities.
  • Serve as the lead programmer in support of NDAs, sNDAs.
  • Contribute to the creation, maintenance, and validation of standards for programming tools, outputs and macros.
  • Provide training on departmental SOPs/WPs and standard programs.
  • Contribute to the creation of naming conventions and standards for the programming environment.
  • Routinely interface with cross-functional team members.
  • Influences other functions and represents as DOP technical expertise.
  • Represent as internal team leader who decides best course of action.
  • Coach and advise junior programmers to identify problems and solutions.
  • Oversee the services provided by CROs.
Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in life science, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related field is required; Master's degree is preferred.
  • 9 plus years Pharmaceutical/CRO experience as a SAS Programmer supporting clinical trials for regulatory submissions with a Bachelor's degree; or 8 plus years experience with a MS/MA degree.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using SAS to produce derived analysis datasets and produce TFLs.
  • Thorough understanding of clinical data structures, relational database structures, and data exchange with alternate data formats.
  • Demonstrated skills in using additional software tools and applications (e.g. MS office, XML).
  • Demonstrated expertise in the handling and processing of upstream data, e.g., multiple data forms, workflow, eDC, SDTM.
  • Demonstrated expertise in providing outputs to meet downstream requirements, e.g., ADaM, Data Definition Table, e-submission.
  • In-depth understanding of regulatory, industry, and technology standards and requirements.
  • Good knowledge of statistical terminology, clinical tests, medical terminology, and protocol designs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with clinical team members.
  • Excellent planning and project management skills.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.
  • Keep abreast of evolving regulatory, industry, and technology changes and demands, e.g., CDISC, SDTM, ADaM, eDC.
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