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Senior Statistical Programmer Job - United States  

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Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

Senior Statistical Programmer-STA000836


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

We are looking for Senior Statistical Programmers for our Rahway, NJ location to be responsible for supporting statistical programming activities for late stage drug/vaccine clinical development projects for the Biostatistics & Research Decision Sciences (“BARDS”) Department. Responsibilities include serving as the statistical programming point of contact and knowledge holder through the entire product lifecycle on assigned projects, including the following:

Assurance of deliverable quality and process compliance.

Effective deliverable development utilizing global and TA standards that optimize analysis and reporting and promote a strategic knowledge-base data model.

Maintaining and managing a project plan including resource forecasting.

Coordinating the activities of a global programming team that includes outsource provider staff.

Membership on departmental strategic initiative project teams such as new statistical computing platform evaluation and development.



- B.S. in Statistics, Applied Math/Economics, or related field with (5) years SAS programming experience in a Clinical Trial environment completing statistical programming deliverables for Clinical Study Reports


M.S. in Statistics, Applied Math/Economics or a related field and (3) years SAS programming experience in a Clinical Trial environment completing statistical programming deliverables for Clinical Study Reports.

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Job: Statistical Programming

Job Title:Senior Scientist, Statisitcal Programming

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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