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Position Summary / Objective
Data Sciences Programmer uses the SAS programming language and other software to integrate data from diverse sources for pharmacometric analyses in support of regulatory filings and internal decisions. The individual will prepare analysis data sets for use by pharmacometric modeling experts, and produce tables, listings, and figures, and assist in the preparation of pharmacometric reports with the support of other subject matter experts.
Apply expert knowledge of SAS to integrate clinical data and pharmacokinetic data for pharmacometric analysis, implement sophisticated algorithms to derive complex data sets, and address data issues
Demonstrate very strong attention to quality and detail and the ability to detect data anomalies
Employ Spotfire visualization software, and act as expert resource in order to optimize the effective utilization and benefits of Spotfire
Attain and apply solid knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and other scientific areas to partner with experts in order to integrate data sources efficiently and effectively
Prepare tables, listings, and figures, electronic submission packages, and assist in the preparation of pharmacometric reports, for filing with health authorities and responses to queries from health authorities
Develop and maintain competence in UNIX, Spotfire, R, and various Linux/UNIX tools including bash
Interact with internal and external partners utilizing excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, computer science, mathematics, or statistics; Masters or higher degree a plus
Excellent SAS programming language skills, especially the SAS DATA step and those PROCs necessary to manipulate data
At least one year experience in preparing SAS data sets for analysis
Key Competency Requirements
SAS certification in advanced programming or clinical trials preferred
At least two years’ experience preparing data sets for pharmacometric analysis in NONMEM, NLME, or WinNonlin preferred
Competence in UNIX or Linux, and skill with bash scripting and UNIX filters.
Experience with Spotfire
Experience with R
Experience in programming using SDTM data sets.
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