Principal Statistical Programmer

Information Technology

United States - NY, New York

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Your Mission:

Reporting to the Manager, Statistical Programming, you will provide support for the industrialized standardization of historical clinical trial data using industry standards (e.g., SDTM, ADaM) and related processes. Working collaboratively with all the team leads you will provide high-quality, regulatory-compliant standardized data to improve clinical trials. The Principal Statistical Programmer will lead the analysis datasets development and also support the standardization of EDC data.


Your Competencies:

  • Be the ADaM expert, supporting SDTM and ADaM programming to create pooled analysis datasets for regulatory submission.

  • Work with biostatisticians and data analysts to understand the dataset requirements; document and program to create the analysis datasets.

  • Coordinate with vendors for ADaM development and oversee their deliverables

  • Perform ad hoc queries on raw and standardized data for selected baseline characteristics and summarize the results for statisticians, data engineers and project managers.

  • Research clinical trials in, Trialtrove, PubMed and other references to explore study characteristics

  • Help to improve the data standardization process with the automations and implementation of algorithms

  • Assist junior team members on ADaM development related activities and deliveries



Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in life science or a quantitative discipline required.

  • 7+ years experience working with EDC data from variety of clinical trials across sponsors including hands-on work in and in-depth knowledge of all of the following:

  • Write/review ADaM specifications and programming/validate including efficacy domains

  • Analyze subject-level clinical trials data

  • Program and validate SDTM datasets

  • Read protocols, SAP, explore clinical datasets and make judgments about meaning and patterns in the data.

  • Require advanced skills in SAS base, macros and SQL; Programming knowledge in R or similar language is plus.

  • Prefer experience in oncology trials

  • Prefer experience with pooled clinical trials data and Integrated analysis (ISS and ISE)



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