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Sr Clinical Programmer (SAS supporting CDM)

Company: Chiltern
Location: Anywhere in the U.S. or Canada
Reference: 152555
Closing Date: 23 Jul 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

Job Summary:

Chiltern is hiring for a Senior Clinical Programmer (SAS supporting Clinical Data Management). This is a permanent, salaried position that can be done remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. When you’re ready to join a company that’s as dedicated to excellence as you are, THINK CHILTERN.


Job Background

When you’re ready to join a company that’s as dedicated to excellence as you are, THINK CHILTERN.

  The Sr. Clinical Programmer is accountable for developing programs to create standard reports and listings for clinical data management. and other areas of clinical for data review and data cleaning to conduct clinical trials. The incumbent will develop programs for patient profiles and ad-hoc reports for data review to support the clinical teams. Sr. Clinical Programmer will design and develop SAS macros, applications, and other utilities to expedite SAS programming activities.
  • Performing SAS programming to provide complex listings/reports to support data management. function to clean data for trials 
  • Developing programs to provide patient profiles, missing pages report, coding reports and ad-hoc reports for data review to support the clinical teams 
  • Designing and developing SAS macros, standard programs, applications and other utilities to expedite SAS programming activities and usage by the Data Management and other areas of Clinical for data review
  • Developing and maintaining the programs with proper documentation and testing using departmental standards 
  • Ensuring all programming activities and processes performed are conducted according to standard operating procedures and good programming practices.
  • If necessary, to assist with statistical reporting procedures following the Biometrics departments SOP’s and guidelines. 
  • Responsible for the loading of external data into the database management system using SAS and/or SQL code as necessary. To be able to receive, track and load the external data into the database system and answer client questions concerning the processing of this data. To interact with suppliers of external data in negotiating format and method of transfer from said supplier to Company.
  • Have to ability to perform problem solving and troubleshooting for system procedures and processes that may arise in course of a clinical trial as related to the clinical database. 
  • Be able to use and support the many software products used with the clinical database package. This would include, but not be limited to, Thesaurus management systems, reporting systems and packages, autoencoding packages and remote data capture interfaces. 
  • Have the technical knowledge and provide guidance on providing interfaces or data exchanges between the Clinical database and other database, programming or reporting systems. Be able to export data or allow views of data from the Clinical database to other computer systems in a secure and verifiable method. When necessary provide support for tools which require access to the clinical database. 
  • Be familiar with, and/or have experience and understanding of all tasks and responsibilities associated with Programmer I and II.


  • BS/MS in related field with 4 years of SAS experience 
  • Industry experience in data operations, methods and processes 
  • Strong SAS programming skills in Windows and UNIX environment, with proficiency   in SAS/Base, SAS Macros, SAS/Graph, SAS/AF, SQL 
  • Extensive experience handling external data, e.g. laboratory data, PK, ECG, Tumor, etc.; 
  • Experience in designing & developing reporting or other applications using SAS 
  • Knowledge of the data mgmt. process; Good understanding of data cleaning process 
  • Good understanding of standards specific to clinical trials, such as MedDRA, WHO DRUG 
  • Good understanding of relational databases, e.g., ORACLE; Knowledge of EDC systems, and underlying data structure is a plus 
  • Knowledge of using JReview is a plus 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Able to work independently as a project lead and a team player; Good organizational and time management skills 
  • Good understanding of system development life cycles, GCP, and related Regulatory guidelines

Chiltern is an EEO / AA Employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.



Position Type

Full Time


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484 679-2497

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