Senior Statistical Programmer / Statistical Programmer, Biometrics

San Diego, CA, United States
Feb 21, 2021
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Fate's Statistical Programming group is currently seeking an experienced Statistical Programmer to be responsible for managing and supporting statistical programming deliverables for multiple clinical studies, as well as process improvement activities and department initiatives. This role is responsible for production and quality control of tables, listings, figures, and analysis datasets. The successful candidate will perform day-to-day data statistical programming according to ICH guidelines, regulatory requirements, and the company's standard operating procedures. This position reports to the Associate Director, Statistical Programming and is located remotely in the San Francisco Bay Area or at our corporate headquarters in San Diego, California. Primary

• Work as a primary programmer or support lead programmer with statistical programming deliverables.
• Work collaboratively with different functions to meet project deliverables and timelines for statistical data analysis and reporting.
• Work with external vendor to ensure quality of deliverables. Independently check and validate programming deliverables from external vendor.
• Assist in the review of key study-related documents produced by other functions, e.g. SAP, case report form, data management plan, database specifications, EDC data structures and other clinical documents.
• Produce tables, listings and figures for study specific as well as any ad hoc requests using Base SAS, SAS Macros, SAS/STAT, SAS/Graph, SAS/SQL and SAS/ODS.
• Assess the quality and consistency of analysis data and perform cross-study analyses.
• Uses internal macros or writes SASĀ® macros to automate study deliverables.
• Develop analysis specification & programs and help with validation activities.
• Identify potential issues in study documentation and propose solutions.
• Contribute to strategic initiatives.
• BS / MS degree in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Life Sciences or other relevant scientific degree with 3 or more years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry.
• Applicable knowledge working with clinical databases such as Oracle, SAS, or other.
• Ability to create and present PowerPoint slides from data for internal and external stakeholders, including clinical monitors, statisticians, data managers and medical writers.
• In-depth knowledge of FDA/ICH guidelines and industry/technology standard practices required.
• Detailed knowledge and experience in clinical study design, CRF design, central laboratories and data validation.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements for submissions.
• Good understanding of clinical data and pharmaceutical development.
• Demonstrated proficiency in using SAS to produce derived analysis datasets and produce tables, figures and listings (TFLs).
• Good understanding of clinical data structures and relational database structures
• Demonstrated knowledge in the handling and processing of upstream data, e.g., multiple data forms, workflow, EDC, SDTM.
• Demonstrated knowledge in providing outputs to meet downstream requirements, e.g., ADaM, Data Definition Table, e-submission.
• Good knowledge of statistical terminology, clinical tests, medical terminology, and protocol designs.
• Experience in oncology clinical trials preferred.
• Experience with complex graphing techniques desired.
• Knowledge in other programming languages such as R and Python desired.
• Ability to manage multiple and diverse issues and the ability to problem solve.
• Ability to work collaboratively with CRO and external vendors.
• Collaborative teamwork and interpersonal skills that demonstrate initiative and motivation.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities.
• Flexible, team-oriented, and results driven.
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
• Occasional evening and weekend work may be necessary
• Ability to travel up to 10% of time The preceding job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Additional and incidental duties related to the primary duties may be required from time to time. For consideration send cover letter and resume to: and reference job code 440RS.

About Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Fate Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of first-in-class cellular immunotherapies for cancer and immune disorders. The Company has established a leadership position in the clinical development and manufacture of universal, off-the-shelf cell products using its proprietary induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) product platform. The Company's immuno-oncology product candidates include natural killer (NK) cell and T-cell cancer immunotherapies, which are designed to synergize with well-established cancer therapies, including immune checkpoint inhibitors and monoclonal antibodies, and to target tumor-associated antigens with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs). The Company's immuno-regulatory product candidates include ProTmune™, a pharmacologically modulated, donor cell graft that is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2 clinical trial for the prevention of graft-versus-host disease, and a myeloid-derived suppressor cell immunotherapy for promoting immune tolerance in patients with immune disorders. Fate Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit