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Senior SAS Programmer (Scientist) Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Senior SAS Programmer (Scientist)

Certara USA, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 4/23/2021 - Expires: 7/22/2021

Job ID: 226595539


Job Description

About our Integrated Drug Development Biostatistics Department

Certara Integrated Drug Development is the largest pharmacometrics consulting organization in the

world. Quantitative Science Services (IDD - QSS) includes Biostatistics, which is made up of

statisticians and statistical programmers. Biostatistics is a relatively new service group at Certara,

which provides the successful candidate the opportunity to help build a team from the ground up.

This enables us to assure that various career pathways are offered to match the ambition and

personal interests of our employees! As one of Certara's teams, we deliver value by providing highquality

datasets, accurate analyses, and first-rate reporting to strengthen global regulatory

submissions. Our current employees have deep experience in drug development in multiple

therapeutic areas and bring a track record of success and a broad range of expertise to our growing



As a Sr. SAS programmer, you will prepare SDTM and ADaM datasets, Tables, Listings, & Figures

(TLFs), and Define packages for Phase 1 to Phase 4 clinical trials. The analysis datasets will be

based on source clinical data provided by our client companies; mostly in the form of CDISC ADaM

and SDTM formatted datasets, but occasionally also as excel/csv files.

In addition, you will conduct quality control and quality assurance activities on datasets and reports

and may participate in company initiatives to improve efficiency of data management, analysis, and

reporting (IT, methodology, automation, quality).

As a Sr. SAS programmer you will work closely in teams with other statistical programmers,

statisticians, and drug development consultants supporting a variety of client projects (therapeutic

areas, data types).


* BSc, MSc or equivalent in Statistical Programming, Biostatistics/Statistics/Mathematics/Bio-

Informatics, or related fields with a minimum of 6 years' experience in data programming,

analysis, and reporting within the context of drug development projects.

* Certified SAS data management expert (SAS9-Base) with proven experience in life-sciences

and clinical trials. Familiar in working with ADAM/STDM data formats.

* Thorough knowledge of CDISC standards with extensive experience in creating Define.xml

and the corresponding Reviewers' Guide for SDTM and ADaM datasets.

* Experience with the R software platform (in addition to SAS) is a plus.

* Demonstrated knowledge of clinical drug development.

* Proficiency in conducting advanced statistical analyses.

* Accuracy and sense of urgency and quality, timely delivery.

* Ability to work on multiple collaborative projects, team player mentality.

* Verbal and written communications skills in English.

  About Certara

Certara is a growing company that provides a dynamic and exciting place to work. Our purpose is to

assist in accelerating the development of meaningful medicines that make an impact on our society

and the people that need them most. Innovation and creativity are highly valued, and everyone is

given the opportunity for training and continuous development. Our portfolio spans the discovery,

preclinical, clinical and post-marketing phases of drug development, working with 1,200 commercial

companies, 250 academic institutions, and numerous regulatory agencies.

Certara bases all employment-related decision on merit, taking into consideration qualifications, skills, achievement, and performance. We treat all applicants and employees without regard to personal characteristics such as race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, nationality, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental condition, genetic information, military service, or other characteristic protected by law.



Certara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Certara does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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