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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Senior / Principal SAS Programmer - PRA International (Lenexa, KS)

* Relocation assistance provided *

We are currently seeking experienced Statistical SAS Programmers for our growing Analysis & Reporting teams. Several levels are available...including TEAM LEAD / PRINCIPAL positions.

Our SAS Programmers provides statistical programming support and validation of statistical analyses, datasets, tables, figures and listings. Additionally, these individuals also provide statistical output for clinical study reports.

The Senior SAS Programmer will:

  • Review clinical study protocols and case report forms
  • Work with biostatisticians, writers and clinical staff to generate data summarization, analysis and reports
  • Write and document programs
  • Write command files
  • Generate analysis databases in SAS
  • Produce tables, listings and plots presenting data
  • Review reports for consistency between text and tables
  • Perform ad hoc programming
  • May mentor new and/or junior-level programmers

The Principal SAS Programmer will:
  • Provide senior-level statistical programming support
  • Serve as the Project Team Leader overseeing operational activities of the other Analysis Programmers
  • Provide validation of statistical analyses, datasets, tables, figures and listings
  • Participate in the implementation / testing of new software applications
  • Contribute to the review and update of SOPs
  • Lead new business initiatives

  • Bachelors degree in Statistics or Biostatistics (or comparable) is required; and advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) is preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of SAS programming experience (for a Sr. Programmer role) and 5 – 7 years of SAS programming experience (for a Principal Programmer role) – in a clinical trial setting
  • Previous experience working in a pharmaceutical company or contract research organization (CRO) is required
  • Strong experience using computerized systems – particularly SAS® programming
  • Superior oral / written communication and presentation skills
  • As a Principal SAS Programmer – you must have the demonstrated ability to plan, supervise, implement, and monitor the Statistical SAS Programming processes for multiple clinical trials

Website: http://www.prainternational.com/careers.htm
Contact: WaerhouseAimee [at] praintl.com

With more than 3,000 employees on six continents and over 25 years in business, PRA International has distinguished itself as one of the Top 10 international clinical research organizations (CROs) in the drug development industry. In 2006, we were ranked #48 in Forbes Magazines Top 200 Small Companies in America. We are the ONLY Clinical Research Organization to make it onto this list.

PRA International provides employees the opportunity to work on complex, global trials that can change the course of medicine. PRA has a single mission…to be the best clinical development organization in the world. Strategically aligned with leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies worldwide, we provide a broad array of services that encompass the entire spectrum of clinical development and work on some of the most advanced drugs and biologics in development today.

In addition to a unique professional challenge, PRA adheres to a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy, a commitment to professional development, and a culture that encourages a work/life balance.

PRA International also offers:

  • Extended personal time off – 4 weeks of Paid Time Off your first year; 5 weeks after three years; 6 weeks after five years
  • Competitive benefits plan – including Annual Bonus Plan
  • FLEXIBLE work schedules
  • Access to world-class therapeutic expertise – unrivaled by any other CRO

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