Statistician II (R1091303) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

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    Kirkland, CA
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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.


  • As a member of study teams that includes a Lead Statistician, responsible for the quality and timeliness of all statistical deliverables of the assigned studies.
  • Ensures efficient planning, execution and reporting of clinical studies.
  • In collaboration with the Lead Statistician, creates study design and analysis planning based on study outline.
  • Reviews protocols to ensure statistical integrity and optimal study designs.
  • Reviews and provides input into critical documents as Study Team Member, such as eCRFs and Data Validation Plans.
  • In collaboration with the Lead Statistician, helps develop statistical analysis plans (SAPs)
  • Develops tables, listings, and figure (TLF) specifications.
  • Performs statistical analyses for clinical studies in accordance with the protocol, statistical analysis plan, good statistical practice, and available regulatory guidelines.
  • Implements study analyses, including review of dataset specifications, providing programmers with efficacy analyses algorithms, programming or QC-ing inferential statistical analyses and reviewing outputs and analysis results.
  • Interacts with Study Team programmers in the coordination of data summaries and analysis activities.
  • Leads and organizes review meetings, such  as  TLF  review  meetings,  data  review  meetings  and  classification meetings.
  • In collaboration with the Lead Statistician, writes (executive) topline reports.
  • In collaboration with the Lead Statistician, contributes to clinical study reports and provides statistical interpretation of the results.
  • May represent the company on statistical matters at investigator meetings or meetings with key opinion leaders
  • Ensures quality and consistency of key data science deliverables across assigned studies within a project. Supports creation of, maintenance and adherence to indication specific standards with respect to key variables, definitions, statistical methods, data structures and presentation of results.

Required qualifications:

  • M.S or Ph.D. in Statistics or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in applying statistical methods in biomedical research, pharmaceutical or CRO industry experience required
  • Good knowledge of statistical methods for design of clinical studies and analysis of clinical data
  • Very good oral and written communication skills. Able to clearly communicate statistical issues and methods to both statisticians and non statisticians.
  • Ability to interact across different cultures, builds global relationships.
  • Accurate and keen eye for detail. Dedication to quality and reliability in all work tasks
  • Very good interpersonal skills to effectively work in cross-functional project teams
  • Good knowledge and skills in SAS required and knowledge of other statistical software strongly preferred
  • In depth familiarity with processes and procedures in data management and SAS programming
  • Good organizational, project and time management skills.

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: R1091303