Ref #: 29092

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Home based in Europe

Posted: 12-May-2021


If you're looking for a career where you can really improve the lives of others by working closely with the top minds in the pharmaceutical industry, then this is your chance. We are looking for a Principal SAS Programmer (m / f / d) to work closely with our customer, a leading pharmaceutical company.

Our client is a leading global pharmaceutical company. An exciting job awaits you that you will take over 100% from your home office. You can look forward to permanent employment, flexible working hours, an overtime account with the option to compensate for leisure time, company pension, etc.


• In this position, you will take on the usual tasks in the context of the statistical analysis of clinical studies, including management tasks
• You will work in parallel on 2-5 studies and ensure that project timelines and quality goals are achieved for them
• You create complex SAS programs including macros. You program according to CDISC (SDTM)
• You take on the leadership of the assigned programming team and monitor project goals, budget, timelines and quality. You are also a mentor for junior team members
• You work closely with the customer
• Finally, you are involved in the preparation and implementation of presentations and take part in relevant conferences

• You have successfully completed a degree in mathematics, (bio) statistics, computer science, natural science or a comparable qualification
• You also have several years of professional experience in a similar position in the field of clinical studies, including knowledge of GCP, ICH and other relevant regulations
• Very good SAS programming skills and CDISC (SDTM) are required as well as experience in project management and first management experience (technical)
• Very good communication skills in English and the ability to set priorities complete your profile


• The opportunity to get your foot in the door of one of the largest and most successful global pharmaceutical companies
• 100% home based
• Permanent employment
• Great working atmosphere
• Compensation for leisure time
• Employer-funded pension

To apply:
If you are interested, we can talk about the position. You are welcome to send me your CV in advance to or via our career portal at
If this position is out of the question, but you are in principle open to a change, I look forward to hearing from you too. Then we can discuss what exactly you are looking for and how I can help.

About DOCS:
Working at ICON is more than a job, it is a calling for people who are passionate about improving the lives of patients. At ICON we care about our employees and their passion. You are the key to our success. We want to create an open and friendly work environment in which we empower our employees and give them the opportunity to develop their long-term careers.
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