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Senior Statistical Programmer #57957

Levittown, PA Area Jobs
Levittown, PA Full-time
Posted on February 27, 2019

Senior Statistical Programmer sought by ICON Clinical Research, LLC in North Wales, PA to Create, validate, execute, and generate statistical programs consisting of listings, safety, and efficacy outputs to include analysis datasets, tables, and figures. Create and finalize project or departmental level macros. Create and finalize programming specifications/mock-ups. Responsible for leading programming deliverables for at least one study of moderate complexity and/or scope including effective resource planning, tracking, and work allocation to ensure project, timeline, and quality goals are consistently achieved. Contribute to the review and quality control of programming deliverables, including statistical programs and supporting specifications and documentation. Effectively liaise with other functions in the conduct of programming activities and support other project activities such as addressing audit findings and facilitating flow of study budget information. Deliver high quality SAS programming outputs for all assignments that consistently meets study timelines, quality standards, and sponsor and/or contractual requirements. Lead programming deliverables for assigned studies, including implementation of resource planning, tracking, work allocation, and quality control of junior level programmer deliverables as deemed appropriate to level. Keep management informed of project status in relation to quality, timelines, and/or performance issues. Adhere to programming specifications and study specific requirements, including completion and filing of required documentation. Plan, organize, and prioritize workload to ensure effective time management and adherence to project specific timelines.

Create and validate listing and safety outputs. Create and validate efficacy outputs. Create and validate complex programs. Create and maintain analysis dataset specifications. Set-up standard programming directories and start-up utilities. Create, document, and validate macros at the table, listing, and figure level. Set-up and maintain PDVD according to the procedures for Planning, Executing, Tracking, and Documentation of Programming and Validation activities. Troubleshoot and resolve programming issues in a timely and efficient manner. Liaise effectively with other ICON functions (e.g., DMPM and MW), as required during the life of the project. Participate in the review of in-progress audit findings and implement corrective actions. Facilitate flow of information on study budgets and change order management in a timely and efficient manner. Participate in the review and approval of programming procedures and techniques. Participate in audit meetings with sponsors. Monitor programming activities in terms of added value and controlling costs. Facilitate flow of information on study budgets and change order management in a timely and efficient manner.

Proactively communicate and work effectively with the biostatistics team including remote teams and with senior programming, management, and sponsor personnel to achieve study goals. Strive for excellence and act in a proactive and responsive manner to internal and sponsor needs. Demonstrate a constructive and flexible approach to project delivery, including problem solving, handling changing priorities, and meeting study timelines. Learn, share, and applies new techniques and technologies to increase efficiency and to implement industry trend solutions (e.g., SDTM and ADaM). Perform other project activities as required, including timely and accurate study file completion in both electronic and paper format. Actively participate and contribute towards department initiatives, including sharing of knowledge, current literature reviews, and process improvement. Prepare and deliver presentations and attend scientific meetings and conferences. Serve as a mentor and help train junior staff, including remote teams. Monitor overall quality and productivity of assigned programming team members and escalate to Manager accordingly. Position offers option to work from home.