Stat Programmer II

Foster City, CA
Oct 06, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Stat Programmer II
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Stat Programmer II

The position will be in data visualization team, Safety Statistical programming group. The Statistical programmer works collaboratively with the end users, internal colleagues to ensure the efficient, high-quality production of data visualizations and statistical outputs using Spotfire/R and other visualization tools supporting real time online clinical trial data review in Gilead.

Key Skills
  • Shows effective collaboration with staff in Biostatistics, Clinical Data Management, and Clinical Research, Global Drug Safety etc.
  • Begins to understand how to put together and update programming specifications.
  • Proactively anticipates the next steps for their work.
  • Programs visualization analysis datasets using SAS, R/R Shiny
  • Proficient in data visualization software - Spotfire, R/R Shiny
  • SQL, Python and Java programming skills is plus

Job responsibilities
  • Works collaboratively with Clinical Development to meet study deliverables and timelines
  • Assesses the quality of analysis data and performs cross-study analyses.
  • Has sufficient understanding to follow an analysis plan and provide programming support for study deliverables.
  • Follow the steps to set up the study(ies) using Spotfire or R/R Shiny.
  • Assist in the review of GSI Policies, SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Provide input to and participate in Programming and Biometrics meetings.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of Programming Environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Demonstrates SAS programming proficiency.
  • Proficient in data visualization software - Spotfire, R/R Shiny
  • Has knowledge of clinical trial study design and electronic data submission requirements.
  • The position is site-based.

Education and experience
  • 4 years of experience and a BS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 2 year of experience and a MS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.

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