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Principal Statistical Programmer

  1. United States
2023-106560
  1. Programming
  2. ICON Strategic Solutions
  3. Remote

About the role

As a Principal Statistical Programmer you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.


What you will be doing:

 

The Principal Statistical Programmer will lead and support all programming activities per the project strategies. The incumbent should be able to work independently implementing and executing the programming and project standard to support ongoing clinical studies and requests for study report, regulatory submission, and ad hoc/post hoc analysis. The incumbent will work closely with internal partnering functions, stakeholders, and external functional service providers to ensure all the programming deliverables are delivered in timely manner with high quality. Provides documentation and consistent maintenance of code, logs, and output in a regulated environment. The incumbent will participate in and contribute to department goals and SME topics

 

  • Lead programming support within multiple studies/projects in various study activities to ensures timely and high-quality programming deliverables in assigned projects and areas. Develop and maintain programming documentations and specifications following programming standards and processes
  • Demonstrate company values by demonstrating excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, ownership, and accountability
  • Understand the scope of work, plan and complete the deliveries and timelines with the study team, programming lead and management
  • Support global regulatory authority submissions including preparing programming deliverable for submission and working closely with partnering functions to address health authority requests.
  • Participate and contribute towards department goals and SME topics
  • Mentor and Coach new hires and junior programmers.

 


You are:

 

MS. (BS) in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Life Science or related discipline with 5+ (6+) years of programming experience preferably in processing clinical trial data in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or health related industry. SAS Certification desirable

 

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in SAS programming skills in a clinical data environment with excellent analytical skills. Knowledge of other programming languages such as R, Python etc. is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of pharmaceutical clinical development (i.e., understanding of statistical concepts, techniques, and clinical trial principles). Knowledge of regulatory submissions and requirements is a plus
  • Ability to work on global interdisciplinary teams. Good organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Positive attitude, team player and growth mindset
  • Problem solving and innovative skills that demonstrate initiative and motivation

Required Special Equipment and/ or programs

SAS, (Base, Stat, Macro, graph); SAS certificates a plus


Why ICON?

Our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.

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