1716 - Senior Statistical Programmer

Cytel Inc, Remote, Telecommute

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Date Posted September 03, 2020
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
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Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services. At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.

We are experiencing exponential growth on a global scale in our Project-Based Services (PBS) team. You will support Phase I –IV clinical studies across a variety of therapeutic areas. If you thrive working in a challenging, multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment, you will fit in well with our team of High Achievers!

We are hiring remote Senior Statistical Programmers for our growing Project-Based Services (PBS) division. Position reports to Director, Statistical Programming.

Position is home-based with the option to work from our Seattle, WA, Waltham, MA or King of Prussia, PA offices.

Your Impact

As Senior Statistical Programmer, you will leverage your strong SAS programming and CDISC skills leading, supporting and juggling multiple Phase I –IV clinical trials across a variety of therapeutic areas. If you thrive working in a challenging, multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment, you will fit in well with our team of High Achievers!

You will contribute by:

  • Performing data manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trial data, both safety and efficacy, utilizing SAS programming;
  • Applying your CDISC know-how and proficiency in both SDTM and ADaM, to create and validate datasets/analysis files, tables, listings, and figures (TLF s);
  • Performing pooling of ADaM datasets for ISS/ISE;
  • Reporting utilizing PROC Reports and Pinnacle21;
  • Generating/validating define.xml submission packages;
  • Developing SAS macros;
  • Validating the work of outsourced teams requiring strong output programming;
  • Generating complex ad-hoc reports utilizing raw data;
  • Applying your strong understanding/experience with Efficacy analysis;
  • Performing lead duties when called upon;
  • Serving as team player, with a willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.;
  • Being adaptable and flexible when priorities change

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a scientific discipline such as Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, etc.
  • 6+ years of SAS programming experience in the Pharmaceutical & Biotech industry.
  • Strong SAS data manipulation, analysis and reporting skills- with strong output programming experience
  • 2 years of study lead experience, preferably juggling multiple projects simultaneously strongly desired
  • Ability to implement the latest CDISC SDTM / ADaM standards
  • Strong ADaM experience, which includes pooling of datasets for ISS
  • Experience supporting Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) requests
  • Strong reporting experience with proficiency in PROC Reports and utilizing Pinnacle21
  • Experience generating / validating Define.xml and other submission documents
  • Experience in validating work of other programmers, preferably outsourced work
  • Strong ad-hoc reporting and the use of raw data.
  • Solid experience in Efficacy analysis
  • Oncology experience strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with drug development life cycle and experience with the manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trials’ data
  • Ability to work in a development environment that utilizes minimal utilities and standard macros
  • Excellent analytical & troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to provide quality output and deliverables in adherence with challenging timelines.
  • Ability to work effectively and successfully in a globally dispersed team environment with cross-cultural partners.

What’s in it for you:

  • You will have the opportunity to play an integral role helping our clients and the industry shape the future of drug development
  • You will be part of an exciting new chapter in Cytel’s history with high growth and opportunities to progress in Senior and Leadership positions within the company
  • Work in an environment designed for an entrepreneurial minded person with a lot of energy, ideas and courage for their implementation
  • Work with and leverage the best and brightest minds in the industry

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies.

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