Covance Statistical Programmer Analyst in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Overview

Statistical Programmer Analyst

This permanent, salaried position can be done remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada

Job Summary

The role of the post holder is to assist in the provision of a Statistical Programming service. The primary activity of the Statistical Programmer Analyst is to develop and review SAS programs and output for the management and reporting of clinical trial data. After sufficient experience, act as a Lead Programmer.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develop and review SAS specifications, programs and output for the creation of ADaM and client-defined analysis datasets, tables, listings and graphs in support of Statistical Analysis Plans

  • Interact with project team members in related disciplines e.g. Clinical Data Management, Clinical and Biostatistics.

  • Assume team member responsibilities, including representing Statistical Programming at internal project team meetings and with support from senior Statistical Programming staff at client meetings.

  • Demonstrate good problem solving skills, a proactive approach and a willingness to make decisions, seeking advice from senior Statistical Programming staff to confirm decisions when necessary.

  • With sufficient experience assume the role of a Lead Programmer for assigned projects.

  • Understand scope of project in order to advise Senior Statistical Programming staff of changes in scope of projects to enable the timely development of change orders.

  • Assist with training, mentoring of Statistical Programmers under the supervision of senior Statistical Programming staff.

  • Participate in the Statistical Programming review of Case Report Forms (CRFs), annotated CRFs, database structures and study related documentation

  • Review draft and final production runs for projects to ensure quality and consistency.

  • Ensure the filing of study documentation is maintained to the standard required according to processes and acceptable for audit.

  • Prioritize personal workload to meet specified completion dates.

  • Carry out all activities according to Covance SOPs working within the framework of the Quality Management System and to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior Statistical Programming staff.

Experience Required:

  • 3 - 5 years experience as Statistical Programmer for management and reporting of clinical trial data.

  • Demonstrated skills in the use of SAS

  • Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of work

  • Awareness and appreciation of the business needs of a CRO

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Cooperative and team-oriented approach.

  • Self motivation and ability to work independently

Minimum Education Required:

  • BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or Statistical subject.

  • A high computing content is considered to be beneficial, however proven computing skills are most important.

  • Alternative academic qualifications or experience are assessed to ensure equivalent background.


5+ Years



Job Number 2018-22954

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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