Accessability Links
Cookies on our website
By continuing to use this website we will assume you are happy to receive cookies as outlined in our cookie policy
Accept Policy

Sr SAS Programmer - Chennai *

India-Chennai
Permanent
Reference: 011824_2
This vacancy has now expired.
Description
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. As a Sr. SAS Programmer you will assist US or EU statistical programming team by developing SAS programs for analysis datasets, listings and safety summary tables; provides project tracking information to the team, address any validation comments and documents programming activities; works on more advanced, complex SAS requirements, across multiple studies, and acts as a subject matter expert within the Indian SAS programming team; mentors and helps train other team members from juniors to SAS Programmer II.
 
Overview of the role
  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centersaround our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
  • As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
  • As an experienced staff member, the employee is expected to recognize the importance of and create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
  • Travel (approximately 0%) domestic and/or international
  • Works effectively on multiple projects delivering quality output in a timely fashion
  • Programs analysis datasets, listings and tables without supervision and offers advice to others within team
  • Able to work on complex programming assignments and share knowledge appropriately
  • Plans ahead, performs early review of all assigned project work - escalates any issues
  • Is responsible to ensure that all output with a project is accurate and has consistent appearance
  • Creates and maintains study documentation and files according to departmental policy
  • Maintains professional currency through literature reviews and membership to professional bodies
  • Identifies training needs within SAS team and puts in place specific initiatives to helps Indian staff to develop their skills
  • Attends project team meetings, as required, and looks for opportunities to improve programming process across projects.
  • Uses technical skills to bring forward better methodologies and approaches to coding. Leads process and programming improvement through broader knowledge.
  • Other duties as assigned
Supervision
  • Works as a mentor for programmers across the organization  
Role Requirements
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Educational Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree, in a quantitative or scientific discipline, or local equivalent
  • Substantial experience in SAS Programming, or equivalent, preferably in the Clinical Domain.
  • Proven ability to produce report quality tables graphs and data listings without direct supervision
  • Proven ability to drive process improvements within area of expertise
  • Understanding of data structures within the Clinical Domain as well as a solid understanding of the development and use of standard programs
  • Advanced problem solving skills, attention to detail, good verbal and written
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to transfer own knowledge to others and help them improve
  • Advanced SAS certification
Benefits of Working in ICON
 
Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package that includes an excellent pension scheme, private health care, life assurance and staff recognition schemes.  This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.
 
We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.   
 
What’s Next
 
Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.
 
ICON is an equal opportunity employer -  M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
*LI-GA1
Similar jobs
Data Analyst

Chennai

Permanent

View Job Shortlist

Senior HR Manager

Chennai

Permanent

View Job Shortlist

 

Back to Top