SAS Programming Team Lead, Remote

BioStaff Solutions
Rockville, MD
Aug 11, 2017
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Job Description

This is a lead position contributing to functions of the programming roles within the Biostatistics and Programming Departments.

Responsibilities include:
  • Acts as the lead programmer on multiple studies
  • Manages project timelines, budgets, and resources
  • Effectively assigns and communicates priorities and work direction to ensure completion of assigned tasks on time and within budget
  • Oversees the programming aspects of clinical trials from data extraction from trial databases through analysis and reporting, including integration of studies and submission data files
  • Actively contributes to process improvement efforts including the leadership of solution teams
  • Represents the department within the company and with interactions with client companies and regulatory agencies, as required
  • Involved in hiring, training, and mentoring staff
  • Leads multiple projects including mentoring programming team members and may be assigned direct reports including Senior Programming Analyst, Programmer Analyst, and Associate Programmer Analyst


Education and Experience:
  • BA/BS degree in statistics, computer science, biostatistics, mathematics or related field
  • 5 years of SAS programming experience
  • 4 years clinical research or related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead the programming elements of multiple clinical projects simultaneously
  • Must have experience mentoring personnel and coordinating the work of project teams
  • Must have experience serving as a lead programmer on multiple projects
  • Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Advanced SAS programming skills and understanding of database structures
  • Good organizational skills across individual projects. Ability to effectively organize, manage own and team work loads, and complete multiple assignments with challenging timelines
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Basic understanding of statistical principles applied to the design and analysis of clinical trials
  • Ability to contribute to development of policies. Ability to make decisions regarding programming on company policies and procedures
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to supervise and mentor as shown by leadership of projects and team members
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail
  • Ability to facilitate communications with clients, project teams, departments and staff
  • Awareness for project budget creation, including modifying for project updates
  • Ability to manage project budgets and risks
  • Knowledge of clinical trials, ICH Statistical and reporting guidelines and GCP
  • Delivery and Quality driven

Company Description
BioStaff Solutions is a minority, female owned clinical resourcing firm providing clinical talent to the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device industry. Our founding partners have a combined 60 years of strategic recruitment experience, with a total of 26 years in clinical staffing. We thrive in supporting environments where curiosity and expertise lead to discovery and innovation.

BioStaff Solutions offers a diverse range of recruitment services including: contract, contract to hire and direct placements in SAS Programming, Clinical Programming, Biostatistics, Clinical Data Management, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Monitoring and Regulatory Affairs.

Rockville, MD


Thu, 10 Aug 2017 05:16:37 PDT