• Clinical Statistical Analysis Programmer

    Job Locations (All) | United Kingdom-Reading
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 10:44 AM)
  • Overview

    At PRA, we don’t make our 15000+ people great. It’s the other way around. As we have grown to a top-5 CRO, we have maintained the feel of a small company, dedicated to collaboration and passion for what we do.


    We always have a desire to keep seeking new and better ways to operate. We don’t settle for the same old ways. Our passion for improving patient lives worldwide permeates all that we do. Put simply, we care.


    As a Clinical Statistical Analysis Programmer you will be home based, working as part of an established global Programming team who are fully dedicated to one of our largest global pharmaceutical clients; a company that bring innovative, effective treatments in multiple therapeutic areas.


    Working in our embedded model you would be representing the client and performing the activities on their behalf.

    Be ready to work in a solid partnership which is greater than 10 years old and an environment driven by innovation and continuous improvement. Where work life balance is not just achievable but also a priority.


    The key responsibilities are; 

    • Developing standards SAS Code (programs and macros) that are used across multiple therapeutic areas.
    • Performing comprehensive review of project requirements
    • Designing the code implementing the statistical requirements
    • Developing and unit testing SAS Code
    • Developing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) based on test data set repository
    • Performing code reviews
    • Executing UAT and Reporting accurately findings
    • Developing documentation
    • Maintaining standards SAS code.
    • Performing impact analysis based on changed input requirements (SDTM, Analysis Rules, ADaM) or changed output requirements (AD data sets, displays)
    • Translating impact on standards sas code into plan of action for updating the code
    • Developing and performing unit testing and user acceptance testing.
    • Applies expertise and problem-solving skills to complete robust analysis standards programming activities of high complexity and ambiguity benefitting multiple project teams
    • Provides input into, project requirements and/or project documentation
    • Collaborates effectively within standards team and statistical programming, and with cross-functional working group team members, including internal and external members.


    You are...

    An excellent communicator, a strong team-player, a multi-tasker 


    Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

    • SAS programming expertise, specifically proven record in robust multi-purpose macro development
    • Expertise in interpreting the CDISC foundational standards, especially ADaM but also SDTM, Controlled Terminology and Define.xml
    • Expertise in various trial designs, statistical analysis and reporting activities and approaches across therapeutic areas and clinical phases



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