Senior Statistical Programmer

at DOCS in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Statistical Programmer

Ref #: 33724

Employment type: Permanent – Full-Time

Location: United States


Hello Stat Programming professionals! Looking for an exciting new position?? ICON Global Strategic Solutions is recruiting for a home-based opportunity for Stat Programming!


Perform all duties and responsibilities associated with the SAS Programmer role

Demonstrate excellent SAS programming skills and the ability to implement complex data step logic

Create complex analysis data sets derived from various data sources with a careful eye for outliers and errors.

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

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 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

Perform any additional tasks required


Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or other subject with high statistical content (Masters degree preferred)

8+ years programming experience

Strong documentation, communication, enthusiasm, and time management skills are essential

Epidemiology Programming using SAS Pharmaceutical industry experience

Prior experience with large databases and observational research/epidemiology methods is strongly desired.

6 plus years Pharmaceutical/CRO industry experience

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Good planning and project management skills

Ability to collaborate and work well in a team environment

Thorough understanding of clinical data structures, relational database structures, and data exchange with alternate data formats.

Experience in using additional software tools and applications (e.g. MS office, XML)

In-depth understanding of regulatory, industry, and technology standards and requirements.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career – both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

DOCS is an equal opportunity employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Job Posting: JC197585312

Posted On: Nov 16, 2021

Updated On: Jan 19, 2022