Senior Clinical Programmer
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
TITLE: Senior Clinical Programmer (Gaithersburg, MD, Mon-Fri, Full-time, 40 hrs/week)
LOCATION: Gaithersburg, MD
HOURS: Full-Time; Mon-Fri (40 hours/week)
DUTIES:Work with data management and clinical study teams in the activities related to programming edit check listings and validating output of data review listings for ongoing clinical studies. Design, develop, implement and validate complex SAS programs to process, analyze and report clinical trial data for review by clinical teams. Interact with various teams including Data Management, Clinical Operations, Statistical programmers, and Clinical & Regulatory staff associates supporting Clinical trials. Deliver output from programming requests. Oversee programming documentation and ensures consistent maintenance of code, logs and output within a regulated computing environment. Create and manage data transfer specifications for external data following CDSIC standards. Plans and establishes programs for processing data transfers and performs programmatic quality checks. Perform SAS programming to provide complex data review listings and reports to support Data Management, Medical Coding, and other areas of Clinical Biologics functions for Oncology trials. Develop reports & graphs in JReview for easier data review and visualization including developing programs for patient profiles on an ad hoc basis to support the clinical trial teams for Oncology trials. Design and develop SAS macros, applications, and other utilities to expedite SAS programming activities to support Data Management and other areas of Clinical Biologics for data review.
REQUIREMENTS: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics or a related field plus six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the position offered, as a Clinical Programmer, SAS Programmer or a related position. Must have six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in all of the following: Advanced SAS programming; Creating and validating programming deliverables for clinical data clean activities; Reviewing Database setup documents including Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) specifications and Annotated Case Report Forms (aCRF); EDC (Electronic Data Capture) systems, including Medidata RAVE; Programming in data visualization and reporting tools including JReview; Managing project deliverables for multiple compounds and supporting clinical trials in therapeutic areas including Oncology, Respiratory, and Cardiovascular; and Risk and issue management. In the alternative, Employer will accept a Master’s degree in a stated field of study plus four (4) years of experience. Any suitable combination of education, training or experience is acceptable.
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