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SAS Programmer

  • Ref: 288426
  • Type: Long Term Contract
  • Location: Ridgefield, CT
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Level: II
  • Pay: $45.00 - $50.00/hr.

Opportunity Description

Our client, a global pharmaceutical firm, is currently in need of an experienced SAS Programmer to support their clinical trials.

Job Duties

  • Develop and maintain datasets as per the CDISC (SDTM and ADaM) standards
  • Extract data from various databases
  • Develop and maintain programs to analyze the data and produce reports consisting of Tables, Listings and Graphs that are generated from the available databases
  • Apply Programming Development Life Cycle (PDLC) principles
  • Develop programs using SAS(Statistical Analysis Software) and SQL
  • Perform Programming using SAS software analyzing the clinical trial data to produce the outputs for the clinical trial report
  • Prepare specifications and process flow diagrams, and develop programming code logic flowcharts
  • Write specifications for the analysis datasets and report (Tables, Listings and Graphs) generation
  • Prepare reports to assist management in problem analysis, and submit recommendations for solution
  • Create primary and validation programs
  • Develop, test, debug and deploy the programs in coordination with other line functions as per standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Maintain study documentation
  • Document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and programming standards
  • Analyze user/customer needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Create analysis files (datasets), and reports Tables, Listings and Figures
  • Consult with customers about software design, maintenance, enhancement and customization
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis and reporting
  • Expand or modify existing programs for efficiency and reusability and Work on other ad hoc tasks as assigned.


Requires a Master's degree plus 0-2 year industry experience in molecular biology or a Bachelor's degree plus 6-8 years industry experience in related field or equivalent.

Experience & Skills Required

  • 3 – 5 years Pharma experience supporting clinical trials
  • Working experience for clinical data
  • Familiar with trial analysis
  • Prior experience with SAS / R
  • Prior experience with Python