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Senior Programmer CDP

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG)
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General Information

Location: Bolton, MA, Durham, NC, Hamilton, NJ, Remote

Organization: Medavante-Prophase, Inc

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:  The Senior Programmer, Clinical Data Science (CDS) is responsible for leading and managing SAS or R programming activities including creating SAS or R datasets from the clinical database, external data sources, and other sources while following the clinical study's protocol or statistical plans. This role will also serve as a technical resource for other programming team.


To be considered for U.S.-based positions unless currently employed by WCG, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by start date.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree required; advanced degree preferred



  • A minimum of 7 years SAS or R programming experience in a business environment required
  • A minimum of 5 years of SAS or R Data Programming experience in Clinical trials strongly recommended
  • Experience with electronic Clinical Database Systems is required and proficiency in leading analysis & reporting programming activities is preferred
  • Knowledge of GCP is essential
  • Must be detail oriented with a track record of problem solving and willingness to work in a dynamic environment
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to quality check all data deliverables
  • Ability to create presentation and interpret the data to internal and external clients
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel required
  • Knowledge of other software such as Power BI is a plus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

  • Building SAS or R datasets from clinical database
  • Developing SAS or R macros, templates and utilities for data cleaning and reporting, giving guidance and training to team
  • Utilizing SDTM guidelines to build datasets
  • Communicating with an internal team to create deliverables for clients
  • Writing SAS or R programs to generate tables, listings, and figures datasets, recommending more effective methods or enhancement across the department
  • Be the SAS or R SME in working with Clinical Data Sciences member on various clinical projects
  • Participating in identifying and creating edit checks per the data transfer plan
  • Creating and provide study specific reports, using SAS or R
  • Monitoring of data transfers for ongoing trials to identify study conduct and/or data quality issues.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to programming team
  • Attend client and project status meetings as necessary
  • Assisting in ensuring programming adheres to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the position.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to perform sedentary work which includes sitting for long periods of time and occasionally required to lift 25lbs (11.3 kg). Further guidance on physical activities, requirements, visual acuity, and working conditions is available in HCM.



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Posted: 2022-09-07 Expires: 2022-10-20

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