Statistical Programming Scientist ( (Home-Based or Office-Based) (R1120319) in Bloomington, IL at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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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.


Provide experienced, comprehensive, and advanced technical expertise as part of the Statistical Programming (SP) team to develop process methodology for statistical analysis operations to meet internal and external clients’ needs. Plan and coordinate the development of innovative, integrated programming solutions serving the full spectrum of statistical analysis needs, expanding company capabilities where suitable. Provide technical expertise and leadership to the Statistical Programming department on a global level. Provide internal and external consulting services, including specifications and user needs analysis for complex project or client requirements or the implementation of new technologies. Perform the role of Advisor on groups of studies and integrated summaries and lead the programming of regulatory submissions.

Job Details:

  • Position: – Statistical Programming Scientist
  • Full Time
  • Home Based
  • Min 5 + years of CRO/Pharma Industry
  • Excellent Experience in R
  • Any other programming experience would be a benefit (Python, SQL or any data visualisation technologies)

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Plan co-ordinate and implement the following for groups of studies, integrated summaries or eSubmissions: (i) the programming, testing, and documentation of statistical programs for use in creating statistical tables, figures and listing summaries, (ii) the programming of analysis datasets (derived datasets) and transfer files for internal and external clients and (iii) the programming quality control checks for the source data and report the data issues periodically.
  • Ability to interpret project level requirements and coordinate the development of programming specifications, as appropriate, for groups of studies, integrated summaries, or eSubmissions.
  • Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with internal and external clients, and independently bring project solutions to SP teams and the Statistical Programming department, for groups of studies, integrated summaries, or eSubmissions. Lead committees to facilitate these technical tasks, as appropriate.
  • Advise or lead the development, implementation and validation of new process technologies, macros and applications.
  • Provide expert review of process and methodology development work with regard to SP standards and validation procedures.
  • Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of Advisor or Lead for a group of studies or integrated summaries. May act as a Regulatory submission lead.
  • Manage project budget and resource requirements: understand the Scope of Work, budget and quote assumptions, estimate the work completed, manage Out of Scope and provide revenue and resource forecasts for groups of studies.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of statistics and/or clinical drug development process (Phase I – V)
  • Expert knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS Graph and SAS Macro Language
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements, i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Knowledge of electronic submissions (including knowledge of data submission structures and requirements; experience in creating relevant hyperlinks, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, projects
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Exhibits routine and occasionally complex problem-solving skills
  • Recognizes when negotiating skills are needed and action accordingly.
  • Effectively lead teams and portfolio projects
  • Ability to effectively delegate work
  • Ability to effectively motivate other staff members
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Ability to effectively negotiate project level timelines with clients

Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in computer science or related field and 7 years relevant experience; Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and 8 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

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.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job ID: R1120319


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