Principal Statistical Programmer

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Programming
  3. United States
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posting date: 01 Apr 2019

ProClinical, in support of our client, are seeking an individual to fill the role of Principal Statistical Programmer, based in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate will implement statistical analyses using SAS and performing quality review of SAS programs and deliverables for in-house analyses and out-sourced clinical trials, commercial requests and biostatistical ad-hoc analyses.


  • Write SAS programs to implement statistical analyses supporting regulatory requests, ISS/ISE analyses, commercial requests, biostatistical ad-hoc analysis.
  • Review and validate CRO deliverables.
  • Oversee programming related activities perform by CRO.
  • Perform SAS programming using SAS macro language, advanced data manipulation techniques, and statistical procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and provide quality review of complex SAS programs.
  • Code SAS utility macros; write and implement test plans to support SAS macro development.
  • Help solve critical issues requiring SAS expertise.
  • Perform quality review on SAS programs.
  • Follow good programming practices and adequately document relevant programs.
  • Attend project team meetings; work with vendors, biostatisticians, data managers, and clinical research managers.
  • Keep informed of SAS programming techniques as applied to clinical trials.
  • Understand and follow FDA regulations that affect the reporting of clinical trial data.
  • Participate on Submission Working Groups help providing technical support.
  • Lead development of data collection, analysis and reporting standards content and processes.

Skills And Qualifications

  • BA/BS in relevant field with 5+ years' relevant experience, or MS with 3+ years' experience.
  • Good knowledge of SAS, including SAS macro language, data manipulation techniques, and statistical procedures.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical standard initiatives such as CDISC, ADAM, SDTM, and CDASH.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong capability with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of medical and statistical terminology.
  • Familiarity with coding dictionaries.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Brandon Zheng at (+1) 646-851-0869. A full job description is available on request.or upload your resume on our website -

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