Stat Programmer 2


Provide advanced technical expertise to develop and maintain programs to meet internal and external clients’ needs. Plan and lead the development of project-related solutions to the full scope of statistical programming tasks. Provide technical expertise to the Statistical Programming department.


Perform and plan: (i) the programming, testing, and documentation of programs for use in creating statistical tables, figures and listing, (ii) the programming of analysis dataset (derived datasets) and transfer files for internal and external clients. and (iii) the programming quality control checks for the source data and report the data issues periodically.

Detect errors in detail, corrects them (e.g., reviews tables/listings, edit checks output and SAS programs to ensure quality of deliverable) and report it to appropriate personals (internal or external clients)

Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with internal and external clients, and independently bring project solutions to SP teams and Statistical Programming department.

Perform and plan the development, implementation and validation of new process technologies, macros and applications.

Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of technical team lead for single studies, under supervision.

Understand timelines for and milestones affecting their work and alert supervisor to potential slippage.

Provide training and mentoring to SP team members

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


Knowledge of statistics, programming and/or clinical drug development process

In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines

Ability to implement programming specifications, as appropriate

Ability to estimate programming scope of work and assist in communicating project status

Working knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS Graph and SAS Macro Language

Exhibits routine and occasionally complex problem solving skills

Recognizes when negotiating skills are needed and seeks assistance.

Good organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills

Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects, under supervision

Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients



Masters degree in computer science or related field and 1 year relevant experience; Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and 3 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

Regular sitting for extended periods of time

Occasional travel

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