Statistical Programmer

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Sep 08, 2019
Ref
1905071
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Overview:
  • 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.


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.