Senior Statistical Programming Analyst (SPA)

PACT Pharma
94080, South San Francisco
Salary + Benefits + Pre IPO Equity
Nov 13, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Senior Statistical Programming Analyst (SPA)

PACT Pharma is an exciting, well-funded clinical stage company developing personalized adoptive T cell therapies for the eradication of solid tumors. Our private designer T cells are created by analyzing a patient’s individual tumor and engineering T cells to kill that specific tumor. In principle, this technology can be used to treat any cancer type.

If you desire a stimulating fast paced environment, working with intelligent people who are making an impact in cancer, you will want to join the PACT Pharma team.  We are a rapidly expanding, innovative, and collaborative workforce working towards one main goal, eradicating cancer!

We are in the San Francisco bay area, the heart of the world’s premier biotechnology research hub. PACT Pharma offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including participation in the aggressive growth of the company in the form of stock option grants.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Statistical Programming Analyst who will report to Associate Director Biostatics and continue advancing PACT’s cutting edge engineered cell product.


  • Produce statistical outputs and reports for clinical study teams
  • Adopt strategic approach to producing and prioritizing analytical deliverables, incorporating innovative tools and methods where needed
  • Analyze and present data to a diverse group of colleagues from different backgrounds and areas of expertise
  • Contribute to standards, tools, and processes that improve the efficiency of producing analytics across molecule programs
  • Work with internal study management team members, bio-sample operation managers and external data vendors to define file format specifications and data transfer specifications for all non-CRF data collection and transfers to internal data operating systems or specific biomarker data repositories
  • Develop or review the data quality check specifications and generate programs using SAS or Tableau to check the data quality and flag data issues for both non-CRF and CRF data
  • Generate visualization report for data quality check or medical data review
  • Understand the nature of non-CRF data and define file format specifications and file transfer specifications following company standard if available
  • Ensure the quality of non-CRF data are meeting study needs
  • Ensure that clinical outputs are generated in a reproducible manner


  • BS/MS preferably in Data Science related field (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, etc.) with 8+ years of experience preferably in analysis of clinical trial data
  • Experience on clinical programming with solid experience in database creation, SAS programming, Spotfire etc. Experience with Tableau and R is a plus
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new environment is highly desirable
  • Extensive knowledge and experience on clinical lab data or biomarker data are highly desired
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent collaborative and team-working skills, as demonstrated by working collaboratively with colleagues in other technical disciplines
  • Proven competence of development of software under a Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Highly experienced in the use of statistical software, primarily SAS and/or R, and can readily learn new software applications.

PACT Pharma is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strives to build a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.