SAS Programmer Analyst (R1084611) in Kanata, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

External Job Description


  • Work closely with the Stats and Commercial teams to analyze project requirements, program in an efficient and sustainable format, while ensuring client timelines and expectations are met.
  • Resolve queries by investigating issues and composing responses.
  • Manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment meeting milestones and deliverable dates with limited supervision.


  • Analyze project requirements.  Provide guidance on complexity and time requirements.
  • Follow project requirements in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner using SAS and/or SQL
  • Develop code following the team’s standard practices
  • Complete thorough documentation of code
  • Format results to meet client specifications including extensive QA
  • Maintain existing code
  • Support the monthly Production of deliverables


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics or equivalent
  • Minimum two years SAS programming experience in SAS/Base, SAS/Macro, and SQL programming on a Windows platform with a strong emphasis on SAS/Macro
  • Basic Unix experience
  • VBA knowledge and experience
  • Ad-hoc reporting experience with longitudinal data
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills (English is essential)
  • Demonstrated adaptability and innovation
  • Demonstrated time management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge and experience working with large databases
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Access and Unix
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Background Pluses:

  • SAS BASE, MACRO and Advanced certifications
  • Experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical analysis


Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1084611