Principal, Statistical Programming

at Edwards Lifesciences in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Imagine how your ideas and expertise can change a patient’s life. We generate extensive clinical evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness and safety of our innovations and how our products transform patients’ lives. As part of our Clinical Affairs team, you’ll hone your scientific curiosity and passion for evaluating data to increase access to pioneering technologies for patients in need. In close partnership with principal investigators, dedicated medical professionals, patient advocacy groups, and regulatory authorities, you will drive the evidence needed to optimize patient outcomes.

Patients with mitral and tricuspid heart valve disease often have complex conditions with limited treatment options. Our Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT) business unit is boldly pursuing an innovative portfolio of technologies to address a patient’s unmet clinical needs. It’s our driving force to help patients live longer and healthier lives. Join us and be part of our inspiring journey.

How you will make an impact:

+ Develop, test, validate, document, maintain and execute programs in SAS and serve as lead programmer. He/she will take primary role in review and validation of SAS programs created by more junior-level programmers. In addition, will ensure that all appropriate documentation is appropriately filled out and approved.

+ Provide programming expertise on one or more clinical trials in programming, documentation, validation and review of summary tables, data listings, and graphs for inclusion in clinical reports or presentations in collaboration with project statistician

+ Lead in programming analysis datasets

+ Provide programming expertise on ad hoc data requests in collaboration with project statistician

+ Develop program specifications and design documents in partnership with project statistician.

+ Ensure analysis data and programming code meet regulatory and company standards and are consistently structured to permit efficient programming, reporting, and review

+ Mentor, coach, and provide guidance to junior-level programmers

+ Collaborate with CDM to review draft CRFs (Case Report Form), databases and perform edit checks

+ Partner with clinical data management team to ensure that the databases is defined consistency across clinical trials

+ Participate in the development of procedures (e.g. SOP development and standardization of output)

+ Assist in compiling technical documents for internal and external audits; Other duties assigned by Leadership

What you’ll need (Required):

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field, 6 years experience of previous experience in statistical analysis Required or

Master’s Degree or equivalent in Statistics Mathematics, Computer Science or related field, with 5 years experience of previous experience Required or

Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics Mathematics, Computer Science or related field with 2 years experience of previous experience Required

What else we look for (Preferred):

+ Proven expertise in MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills

+ Keeps abreast of new developments in statistics and regulatory guidance

+ Extensive understanding and knowledge relevant to statistical programming

+ Proven expertise in SAS and Windows operating systems required; experience using other software packages (e.g., R, S-Plus)

+ Extensive understanding and knowledge of regulatory guidelines (e.g., GCP, ICH, FDA, ISO) relevant to in Pharmaceutical/Medical Device research setting

+ Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

+ Strong leadership skills and ability to influence change

+ Ability to provide training and coaching to lower level employees

+ Experience in facilitating change, including collaboration with management and executive stakeholders

+ Strict attention to detail

+ Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

+ Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

+ Must be able to work in a team environment, including serving as consultant to management

+ Ability to interact with suppliers, vendors and/or customers

+ Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Aligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

The base pay range for this position is $123,000 to $174,000 (highly experienced). The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., geographic location, qualifications, education, prior experience).

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan – it’s our life’s work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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Job Posting: JC260023792

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 24, 2024

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