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Sr. SAS Programmer (Clinical Data Management)

Company: SynteractHCR Deutschland GmbH
Location: Morrisville, NC
Reference: 27078-DR
Closing Date: 24 Jun 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent

Job Summary:

Overview The Senior SAS Programmer is responsible for executing programming activities in coordination with project teams with minimal supervision.  S/he will develop, create, verify/validate and maintain managing the programs for assigned projects in compliance with standard operating procedures.   Responsibilities Participates in the validation of SAS programs and maintaining validation documentation.

Requirements:

Overview

The Senior SAS Programmer is responsible for executing programming activities in coordination with project teams with minimal supervision.  S/he will develop, create, verify/validate and maintain managing the programs for assigned projects in compliance with standard operating procedures.

 

Responsibilities

  • Participates in the validation of SAS programs and maintaining validation documentation.

  • Familiarizes oneself with the SAS dataset structure and format catalog related to a given study.

  • Familiarizes oneself with the documents associated with a given study. Such documents include (but are not limited to) edit check documents, SAS and database annotated Case Report Forms (CRFs), visit map/schedule of events, CRFs, code lists, statistical analysis plan (SAP), data management plan (DMP), clinical protocol, programming-specific documentation.

  • Develops, programs and maintains site payment report programming; understands and utilizes the project Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) to determine payment algorithm and amounts. Involves working closely with the project manager, Sponsor and Clinical Research Associates (CRAs).

  • Develops, programs and maintains:

    • SAS edit checks and SAS edit check listings.

    • Subject profile programming used for quality control of paper-based project databases.

    • Data line listings as requested by the Sponsor and/or internal project teams.

    • Clean subject programming used to identify clean subjects for a given project.

    • JReview objects and registry of SAS datasets.

    • SAS programs used to generate random samples of subject numbers and calculate database reliability rate during the quality control of paper-based project databases.

    • Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) dataset programming.

    • Programs that download external data received from various data sources.

    • External data reconciliation programs.

    • Programs that generate CRF and Query metrics.

    • Ad-hoc Sponsor and internal programming requests.

  • May present software demonstrations, training sessions, project-specific instructions at Sponsor meetings or visits or other presentations.

  • May provide technical guidance and direction to lower level personnel.

     

Qualifications

 

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study and 5+ years data management or SAS programming experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • BASE and/or Advance SAS certification is preferred, but not required.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform programming and data management job functions with minimal supervision.

Skills & Experience:

  • Possess an intermediate level of understanding of data management practices and clinical data management systems (CDMS).

  • Possess an intermediate level of understanding of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) domain and item names and the role of CDISC in drug development.

  • Understands the sequence of running programs to ensure up-to-date data and to troubleshoot, debug programming problems and to identify data trends.

  • Intermediate proficiency in BASE SAS, SPSS or other statistical software is desired, but not required.

  • Intermediate proficiency in database software is desired.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook as required.

  • Effective verbal and writing skills; English + local language, if relevant.

 

What We Have to Offer

Our team-oriented organization is collaborative and diverse; our work is interesting and challenging; and every individual has an opportunity to thrive, grow, and achieve success in his or her position. We are proud of our reputation in the industry for quality services and specialized teams dedicated to meeting or exceeding client expectations

 

Who We Are

SynteractHCR is a full-service contract research organization with a successful two-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in all phases of clinical development. With our “Shared Work – Shared Vision” philosophy we provide customized Phase I through IV services collaboratively and cost effectively ensuring on-time delivery of quality data so clients get to decision points faster. Operating in 15 countries, we deliver trials internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in oncology, CNS, infectious disease, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiratory, among other indications.

 

Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare. Our focus on patients’ safety and comfort helps us to establish ethical standards for everything we do.

 

SynteractHCR’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with SynteractHCR must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

 

 


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Contact Information:

Address:  SynteractHCR Deutschland GmbH
Albrechtstrabe 14
80636 Munich
Germany
Tel:  +49 89 12 66 80 0
Fax:  +49 89 12 66 80 2444
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