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Clinical Programmer/SAS, Warsaw, IN - USA

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COMPANY: Zimmer

POSITION: Clinical Programmer (SAS)

JOB DURATION: full-time

LOCATION: Warsaw, Indiana

DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary

Provide programming/analytical support utilizing SAS as the primary programming language to create and manage the production of analysis reports, summary tables/listings and graphs for clinical trials submitted to various regulatory bodies worldwide.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define specifications of SAS analysis files to be created from Oracle Clinical Databases.
  • Create SAS files, validate and document work, collaborate with Biostatisticians, Clinical Research Associates, Medical Writers, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Data Management teams to design specifications for informative tables, listings and graphs.
  • Devise and develop edit checks and extract data.
  • Write SAS programs to generate derived databases using existing macro libraries and complex data step techniques.
  • Maintain and execute programs for the evaluation and validation of incoming clinical data.
  • Write SAS programs to produce tables, graphs, and listings for statistical and clinical reports, annual progress reports, integrated summaries, publications and other clinical research reports.
  • Enhance and support existing programs as well as design and develop new programs for clinical studies.
  • Gather and analyze programming requirements to develop clinical trial reporting systems.
  • Develop and maintain detailed design specifications.
  • Ensure that reporting systems follow departmental/company standard operating procedures.
  • Develop departmental systems and generate and maintain systems documentation.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Experience in table and listing generation, data extraction, cleaning and derivation.
  • Proficiency in SAS Programming (Base, Graph, Macro and Stat)
  • Knowledge of relational database design principles for the development of analysis datasets is required, i.e., combining multiple data sets, indexing, data aggregation, sub-setting, etc.
  • Familiarity with programming to generate summary statistics (mean, median, etc.) and complex statistical methods (i.e., SAS GLM, Logistic regression, and survival analysis).
  • Results oriented with a good balance between quality and speed.

Education/Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Computer Science, Data Management, IT or related field. One or more year(s) of experience preferred; at least 1 year of SAS programming, preferably in a clinical or bio-scientific environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Travel Requirements

Up to 5%

Additional Information

EOE M/W/Vet/Disability


POSTING EXPIRATION DATE: 12/31/14


REQUIRED SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Computer Science, Data Management, IT or related field.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define specifications of SAS analysis files to be created from Oracle Clinical Databases.
  • Create SAS files, validate and document work, collaborate with Biostatisticians, Clinical Research Associates, Medical Writers, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Data Management teams to design specifications for informative tables, listings and graphs.
  • Devise and develop edit checks and extract data.
  • Write SAS programs to generate derived databases using existing macro libraries and complex data step techniques.
  • Maintain and execute programs for the evaluation and validation of incoming clinical data.
  • Write SAS programs to produce tables, graphs, and listings for statistical and clinical reports, annual progress reports, integrated summaries, publications and other clinical research reports.
  • Enhance and support existing programs as well as design and develop new programs for clinical studies.
  • Gather and analyze programming requirements to develop clinical trial reporting systems.
  • Develop and maintain detailed design specifications.
  • Ensure that reporting systems follow departmental/company standard operating procedures.
  • Develop departmental systems and generate and maintain systems documentation.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Interested candidates should apply online at the following link: http://www.zimmer.com/en-US/careers/details.jspx?nPostingId=2997&nPostingTargetId=10288&id=QCVFK026203F3VBQBV7V47VNG&LG=EN

CONTACT INFORMATION: Name: Zimmer Staffing

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Web site: Zimmer Career Opportunities