SAS Programmer (Grade 6-8)

£40000 - £45000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Programming
  3. United Kingdom
Hertfordshire, England
Posting date: 19 Mar 2021
36438

A world leading biotech is in search of a talented SAS Programmer (Grade 6/7/8) to join their biostatistics division in Kent. This is an organisation that embraces innovative ways of working, but also focuses on your personal development path.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical contribution to complex tasks
  • Lead, or make a major contribution to, the planning and execution of multiple programming activities to deliver all required outputs
  • Work as a lead within own discipline to investigate new technology as directed
  • Act as a subject matter expert within own discipline
  • Ensure the collection of programs/outputs and issues are adequately managed for programming activities to achieve business outcomes
  • Apply learning from previous activities to result in quicker and more efficient completion of the current task
  • Share learnings with peers and contributes to internal technical discussions/forums
  • Active member of external professional/ industry organization
  • Initiate new directions and novel strategies to achieve department goals
  • Effectively explains technical concepts to non-technical colleagues
  • Project manage or lead programming activities, including approval of plans under supervision, to achieve technical or business outcomes within own discipline
  • Contribute to and influence the strategic planning and direction of a project
  • Automation of data creation, graphs, tables and certain statistical analyses using R scripts Project manage and lead programming activities, including approval of plans under supervision, to achieve technical or business outcomes within own discipline
  • Contributes to and influences the strategic planning and direction of a project


Skills and Requirements

  • MSc (or equivalent) in mathematics, statistics, computer science (or related discipline)
  • Experience in R, SAS programming, and script/macro code development
  • Knowledge of GxP, ICH requirements, internal processes and external regulations that govern drug development (where applicable)
  • Experience with programming language(s)
  • Experience leading multiple studies
  • Experience with writing and applying Metadata Specifications/Derivations
  • Experience with products such as R-Shiny, Python, JMP, SAS/GRAPH, SAS Output Delivery System
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both oral and written communications, able to express ideas and incorporate feedback to produce a completed quality deliverable
  • Able to explain technical approaches to peers and non-technical colleagues/settings
  • Deliver presentations with clarity in internal forums and/or external professional industry meetings

To Apply

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