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Statistical Programmer

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Primary Location: Kirkland, Quebec, Canada Additonal Locations: Calgary, Alberta, Canada,CAN; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada,CAN; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada,CAN; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,CAN; Montreal, Quebec, Canada,CAN; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,CAN; Quebec City, Quebec, Canada,CAN; Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada,CAN; Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada,CAN; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada,CAN; St John's, New Foundland, Canada,CAN; St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada,CAN; Toronto, ON,CAN; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada,CAN; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada,CAN; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada,CAN Full time R1217673

Job description

Job Location: Home-based anywhere in the US or Canada

JOB OVERVIEW

Provide advanced technical expertise to develop and maintain programs to meet internal and external clients’ needs.  Plan and lead the development of project-related solutions to the full scope of statistical programming tasks.  Provide technical expertise to the Statistical Programming department.

RESPONIBILITIES

  • Perform and plan: (i) the programming, testing, and documentation of programs for use in creating statistical tables, figures and listing summaries, (ii) the programming of analysis databases (derived datasets) and transfers of data for internal and external clients. May perform and plan the programming of database quality control checks.

  • Program the integration of databases from multiple studies or sources.

  • Develop programming documentation including plans and specifications, as appropriate.

  • Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with internal and external clients, and independently bring project solutions to teams and department.

  • Perform and plan the development, implementation and validation of new process technologies, macros and applications.

  • Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of statistical team lead for single studies, under supervision.

  • Understand the Scope of Work, estimate the work completed, and manage Out of Scope for single studies. May manage budget and resource requirements and provide revenue and resource forecasts for single studies. May be required to understand budget and quote assumptions.

  • Provide training and guidance to lower level and new staff.

MINIMIUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Experience

  • Typically requires 2 - 3 years of prior relevant experience.

Knowledge

  • Requires intermediate level knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of a job area, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

Education

Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 1 year relevant experience OR Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or related field and 2 years relevant experience OR Equivalent combination of education, training and experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of statistics, programming and/or clinical drug development process

  • Working knowledge of computing applications such as Base SAS, SAS/STAT and SAS Macro Language

  • Good organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

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