full time senior tech

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Job Overview
Hiring for Senior Statistical Programmer (Remote) FSP: can be based anywhere in USA/ Canada #LI-REMOTE - Develop SAS programs for SDTM, ADaM, client-defined analysis datasets, Patient Profiles, Tables, Listings and Graphs in support of the Statistical Analysis Plan, posters, manuscripts, Integrated of Summary of Safety (ISS) and Integrated Summary of Efficacy (ISE) - Provide technical planning to include overseeing the set-up of key macros and SAS programs. - Act as a Lead Programmer for projects - Represent Statistical Programming at internal and client meetings - Act as a Statistical Programming consultant to clients and internal customers in related disciplines e.g. Clinical Data Management, Project Management and Medical Writing. - Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach and a willingness to make decisions on a regular basis. - Ensure quality of personal work and the work of the team when acting as a Lead Programmer - Prioritize personal... workload and that of teammates; perform work with minimal supervision - Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables; development of technical solutions to abstract problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity. - Advise Senior Statistical Programming Staff of changes in scope of projects to enable the timely development of change orders. - Good experience with CDISC standards including Define.xml files. - Display a positive attitude at all times, promoting and contributing to good team spirit in a professional environment. - Review draft and final production runs for project to ensure quality and consistency. - Represent Statistical Programming during client audits ensuring study documentation is maintained and filed according to Covance processes. - Assist with interviewing and selection of potential candidates - Carry out all activities according to Covance SOPs working within the framework of the Quality management System and to Good Clinical Practice (GCP). - Provide ongoing training and mentoring within Statistical Programming to ensure thorough knowledge of the processes used and the ongoing technical development. - Perform other duties as requested by management.
Education/Qualifications
Minimum Required: - BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject. - A high computing content is considered to be beneficial; however proven computing skills are most important. - Alternative academic qualifications or experience are assessed to ensure equivalent background.
Experience
Minimum Required: - 5 - 8 years experience with proven SAS skills within a clinical trials environment. - Knowledge in all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion. - Full knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a Statistical Programming environment. - Able to identify training and development needs, opportunities for optimizing staff utilization and employing the most efficient practices. - Excellent organizational skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high standards - Self motivation and ability to work independently with minimum direction. - Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of work. - Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately withal levels of staff and confidently with other disciplines and external clients. - A proactive approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff in other disciplines, often in other locations and in working to achieve consistent processes and standards across them. - A co-operative and team orientated approach. - Team leadership experience, as demonstrated by ability to organize and motivate project teams

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