ICON Clinical Research

Senior SAS Programmer I

London,republic Of Ireland,france
30 Jul 2021
20 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?


As a Sr. SAS Programmer I you will assist the US or EU Early Phase statistical programming teams by developing SAS programs for analysis datasets. Listing and safety summary tables; provide project tracking information to the team, address any validation comments and document programming activities; work on more advanced, complex SAS requirements, across multiple studies, and act as a subject matter expert within the SAS programming team; mentor and help train other team members from juniors to Programmer II.

The role
  • Lead and manage the assigned programming team's deliverables at the study and program level
  • Serve in a client-facing capacity that demonstrates the ability to anticipate client needs and implement innovative solutions
  • Facilitate flow of information on study budgets and change order management in a timely and efficient manner
  • Set-up and maintain the PDVD according to the procedures for Planning, Executing, Tracking and Documentation of Programming and Validation activities
  • Liaise effectively with other ICON functions (e.g., DM, MW), as required during the life of the project
  • Monitor programming activities in terms of added value and controlling costs, as required
  • Support Business Development activities, including participation in sponsor calls and meetings
  • Create and maintain analysis dataset specifications to a high standard of quality and accuracy

Location Options (home-based or office-based)
  • United Kingdom
  • Europe

What you need
  • Bachelors degree, in a quantitative or scientific discipline, or local equivalent.
  • Relevant experience of successfully performing the role of Statistical Programmer
  • Clinical research industry experience (preferably in a CRO)
  • Prior experience of leading a programming team to manage timelines, resources and overall quality in a client-facing capacity
  • Working knowledge of data structures (e.g., CDISC SDTM, ADaM)
  • Working knowledge of the development and use of standard programs and macros
  • SAS programming skills
  • Oncology experience is strongly preferred
  • Prior early phase experience is strongly preferred

Why join us?

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Sr. Statistical Programmer you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success!

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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