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Senior SAS programmer - Italy  

OPIS (company)


Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

The Senior SAS Programmer, under the supervision of the Scientific Director, is in charge of the following activities:  
  • Develop SAS programs for generating datasets, tables, figures and listings for clinical trials (according to ICH E3) and/or publication and/or Health Authorities requests 
  • Be the CDISC SDTM/ADaM expert; use CDISC guidelines to generate SDTM/ADaM datasets 
  • Develop standard SAS macros and prepare the corresponding validation documents 
  • Perform quality check on SAS programs/outputs created by another Statistician/SAS Programmer 
  • Develop SAS programs/macros and utilities for data cleaning 
  • Liaise with Data Management team in identifying and implementing checks according to the Data Validation Plan 
  • Check the requirements to handle external clinical data and develop the SAS programs to import/reconcile external clinical data 
  • Develop and validate SAS programs for identification of Protocol Deviations 
  • Establish and implement programming rules 
  • Collaborate with Biostatistics and Data Management staff on clinical trials/projects 
  • Prepare, maintain, and archive of SAS programming documentation 
  • Collaborate in establishing and maintaining SOPs related to SAS programming 
  • Collaborate in establishing and maintaining document/programming standards 
  • Contribute to on-boarding of new associates and act as a mentor for junior staff 
  • Keep informed on new SAS developments relevant to the clinical trial data management  

  • Scientifically Degree, preferably in Statistics 
  • Excellent knowledge of SAS programming and associated features and their applications 
  • Excellent knowledge of CDISC 
  • Excellent spoken and written English required 
  • Good team player with good communication skills 
  • Thorough understanding of relational database and theory 
  • Good at generating new ideas and solutions