Senior Statistical Programmer

AL Solutions are searching for a Senior Programmer to work for a Top 5 international Pharmaceutical company. It is 100% fully remote and on a 12 month contract, with a high likelihood of extension or potentially being offered a permanent position afterwards.

The Senior Programmer is a delivery focused role who works under the leadership, oversight and direction of a Programming team leader to lead and/or support aspects of the Programming effort to deliver technical programming and information components of a project. This position requires high technical skills and thorough industry knowledge to independently perform the Programming tasks.

The main responsibilities are to:

1) Program deliverables of a clinical study or project

2) Implement statistical programming aspects of the protocol and the clinical development program

3) Ensure high quality is built into own deliverables and the quality delivered by other programmers

4) Program independently with high efficiency and quality

5) Writes and/or implements specifications and oversees completeness of relevant documentation

6) Contribute to the development of best practice to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness within function

7) Ensure compliance with standards and automation usage

8) Plan and support team activities and tasks

9) Communicate and escalate risks within the assigned studies and/or projects

10) Work proactively with study team members including but not limited to the Statistician, Lead Programmer, Data Manager and Study Leader

You must possess the below requirements to be considered for this role:

  • Degree in Mathematics (i.e Applied Math, Engineering, etc), Statistics, Computer Science, Life Science or equivalent
  • Proficient knowledge of the clinical development process
  • Thorough knowledge of industry standards
  • Ability to apply programming knowledge to problem solving
  • Ability to manage relevant documentation
  • 8+ years SAS programming
  • 8+ years pharma experience
  • Ideally experience in CVRM projects
  • Ability to proactively manage concurrent activities within a study or part of project
  • Excellent programming skills including macro language