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Statistical Programmer/Observational Database Analyst

Company: Chiltern
Location: Anywhere in U.S.
Reference: ODA-2016
Closing Date: 25 May 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

Job Summary:

Chiltern is seeking an experienced Statistical programming professional for a regional, home-based opportunity supporting observational database / Pharmacoepidemiology studies.


Job Background

The selected candidate will be responsible for developing utilities, applications and reports using SAS and Spotfire to enable analysts to explore our client's real world healthcare data assets. Candidates must have excellent SAS programming skills and the ability to implement complex data step logic. Must be comfortable with creating complex analysis data sets derived from various data sources with a careful eye for outliers and errors. Prior experience with large databases and observational research/epidemiology methods is strongly desired. Experience in designing user interfaces, standard reporting packages, and analysis tools also highly desired.

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or other subject with high statistical content
  • 4+ years SAS statistical programming experience
  • Database programming using SQL
  • Experience with real world healthcare data, such as MarketScan, Optum, PharMetrics, Medicare and/or EMR databases
  • Must have experience with software development, data visualization tools and similar supporting tools.

 Preferred Qualifications          

  • Masters degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or other subject with high statistical content
  • Training or experience using the OMOP common data model
  • Training or experience with the Hadoop database platform and Impala or Hive SQL
  • Data visualization development experience using Spotfire, R, Tableau or other business intelligence tools
  • User interface design experience
  • Experience in software development & design life cycle, ideally using Agile methodology
  • Programming experience using Python or Perl
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience

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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Contact Information:

Address:  Tennessee, USA
1241 Volunteer Parkway, Suite 950, Bristol, TN 37620, USA

Tel:  +1 423 968 9533
Fax:  +1 423 968 3567
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