Statistical Programmer - NJ in Berkeley Heights, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Provide programming input to CRF, SAP, analysis file specifications, and tables, figures, and listings (TFLs) shells. 
  • Write SAS programs to generate derived analysis datasets, perform analysis, and TFLs. 
  • Perform ad hoc flexible and rapid programming arising from questions generated from planned analyses and results. 
  • Perform programming validation to ensure the quality of analysis datasets and programming outputs. 
  • Ensure consistency and adherence to standards within the project. 
  • Provide input to the design of the clinical trial database for proper data capture and to ensure data quality. 
  • Create Data Definition Tables (DDT) and converting TFLs to the required format for eSubmission. 
  • • Provide programming support for the preparation of integrated reports, submissions and post-submission activities. 
  • • Convert, verify and integrate multiple sources of incoming data for the creation of analysis datasets. 
  • Serve as the lead programmer in support of NDAs, sNDAs. 
  • Serve as an advisor to programmers assigned to the project to ensure high quality and timely deliverables. 
  • Serve as a coordinator when multiple programming resources (e.g. CROs or contractors) are used. 
  • Contribute to the creation, maintenance, and validation of standards for outputs and macros. 
  • Provide training on SOPs, WPs and standard programs. 
  • Contribute to the creation of naming conventions and development of the programming environment. 
  • Oversee the services provided by CROs. 

Skills/Knowledge Required: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in life science, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related field is required; Master’s Degree is preferred. 
  • REQUIRED: Oncology experiences and ISS/ISE
  • 7 plus years Pharmaceutical/CRO industry experience as a SAS programmer supporting clinical trials for regulatory submissions or equivalent experience. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using SAS to produce derived analysis datasets and TFLs. 
  • Thorough understanding of clinical data structures, relational database structures, and data exchange with alternate data formats. 
  • Demonstrated skills in using additional software tools and applications (e.g. MS office, XML). 
  • Demonstrated expertise in the handling and processing of upstream data, e.g., multiple data forms, workflow, eDC, SDTM. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in providing outputs to meet downstream requirements, e.g., ADaM, Data Definition Table, e-submission. 
  • In-depth understanding of regulatory, industry, and technology standards and requirements. 
  • Good knowledge of statistical terminology, clinical tests, medical terminology, and protocol designs. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with clinical team members. 
  • Good planning and project management skills. 
  • Good interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.

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