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Senior Statistical Programmer

Summary of Position

Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Senior Statistical Programmer with clinical trial knowledge and advanced SAS programming skills to join our Data Science division. You will not only provide programming support and/or lead all programming related activities of the clinical data analysis but also contribute to the improvement of overall efficiency and productivity in our programming group by developing/maintaining the analysis and production programming tools.

Key Responsibilities
  • Generate and validate Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM)/Analysis Data Model (ADaM) databases, Tables, Figures and Listings (TFL) outputs in the delivery of the clinical study report (CSR)
  • Review and provide feedback on eCRF designs, eCRF annotations, Database structures, SAPs, SPPs and data specification.
  • Interact closely with Statisticians, Data Management, Clinical Development or other cross-functional teams to provide programming support in analysis and reporting activities including, but not limited to, ad-hoc analysis, data exploratory analysis, regulatory submissions, and the scientific publication for Viela Bio products
  • Produce and maintain technical database standards and programming specification documents
  • Develop, enhance, evaluate and validate SAS macros, utilities or modules to standardize routine programming activities of clinical data analysis and reporting
  • Lead and contribute to the development of best practice to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness in programming group
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Strong SAS programming skills with Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS SQL and SAS Macro language
  • Exposure to Unix scripts, VBA scripts, SAS/GRAPH, R, SQL, etc. a plus
  • Knowledge of CDISC standards and industry best practices a plus
  • Experience in developing SAS Macro and utility tools with complex dataset.
  • Strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills to enjoy collaborating as part of a dynamic team
  • Attention to details, strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage concurrent projects and activities
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of clinical trial programming experience using SAS within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or contract research organization industries
Education & Minimal Requirement

Minimum BS (MS preferred) with concentration in Life Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a quantitative/analytical field.

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