Summarized Purpose : Provides computer programming support for some or all of the following activities : creation and maintenance of programs used for data entry, data management, data validation, statistical report generation, and program validation.
Communicates effectively within a multi-disciplinary project team to complete assigned tasks on time and within budget. Essential Functions :
Understands and follows department's working practice documents and SOPs, and contribute to their development as needed.
Understands and follows appropriate corporate SOPs.
Creates, executes, maintains and validates programs that transfer data across multiple data management systems or operating systems, combines data from a variety of sources and structures, generates and stores summary data from a variety of sources, generates reports or combines multiple databases.
Creates executes, maintains, and validates programs that generate listings, tables and figures using SAS.
Performs other programming tasks as necessary to support Clinical Data Management and Biostatistics.
Documents all work; manages assignments to meet timelines and delivers high quality; functions as a team member.
Actively seeks information to gain good understanding of the role of the programmer in the overall process.
Increases knowledge base and professional skills in areas including programming, technology and techniques, clinical trials, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Provides general infrastructure support to the Biostatistics Department. Examples include presentation / teaching at Department meetings, contributing to other general department documents and policies, or assisting with Biostatistics web page content.
Education and Experience : Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification, and Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Knowledge of one or more programming languages
Strong attention to detail
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others
Demonstrated initiative and motivation Working Conditions and Environment :
Work is performed in an office / laboratory and / or a clinical environment.
Exposure to electrical office equipment. Physical Requirements :
Ability to work in an upright and / or stationary position for 6-8 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Frequent mobility required.
Occasional crouching, stooping, with frequent bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.
Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
Regular and consistent attendance