Statistical Programming Technical Manager

Princeton, NJ, United States
Sep 24, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.


  • Independently develops, troubleshoots, and maintains complex programs and utilities in accordance with BDS's software development lifecycle procedures
  • Provides comprehensive programming leadership and support to clinical development teams
  • Ensures quality of BDS deliverables by consistently applying analysis and reporting standards, and driving compliance with regulatory requirements, corporate and departmental SOPs and work practices
  • Drives the development and implementation of innovative strategies and technologies for clinical trial programming
  • Develops unambiguous and robust programming specifications for internal and external programming work
  • Provides technical guidance to statistical programmers and vendors around project conventions, standards, practices, and specifications to ensure integrated computing solutions
  • Reviews planning documents (e.g. statistical analysis plans, data presentation plans, data review plans) to ensure clarity, integrity and compliance with requirements and standards
  • Models acceptable behaviors and communication with stakeholders to ensure effective partnerships
  • Supports a culture of inclusiveness, respect for diversity, and compliance with processes
  • Supports and leads improvement initiatives within BDS and serves as a BDS representative on cross-functional initiatives





  • Graduate degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 6 years clinical/statistical programming experience within pharmaceutical clinical development
  • Significant knowledge of the drug development process, clinical trial methodology, statistics and familiarity with global regulatory requirements for study medication approval
  • Extensive knowledge of SAS software (i.e. Base, Stat, Graph components) and general computing techniques in addition to knowledge of R or other statistical software packages within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Able to adapt quickly to the changing needs of the organization
  • Able to organize multiple work assignments and establish priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; able to communicate proactively and effectively


US military experience shall be considered towards industry and professional experience requirements.

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.