Ref #: 29258

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: United States - remote

Posted: 15-Apr-2021


Are you a clinical programmer working in SAS with a passion for clinical research? ICON DOCS is hiring for Lead Client Dedicated Clinical Programmers. All of our openings are home based and can be located anywhere in the US. Contact us to learn more!


-Perform all duties and responsibilities associated with the SAS Programmer role
-Demonstrate excellent SAS programming skills and the ability to implement complex data step logic
-Create complex analysis data sets derived from various data sources with a careful eye for outliers and errors.
-Write SAS programs to generate derived analysis datasets, perform analysis, and TFLs
-Perform ad hoc flexible and rapid programming arising from questions generated from planned analyses and results
-Perform programming validation to ensure the quality of analysis datasets and programming outputs
-Ensure consistency and adherence to standards within the project
-Provide input to the design of the clinical trial database for proper data capture and to ensure data quality
-Provide programming support for the preparation of integrated reports, submissions and post-submission activities
-Convert, verify and integrate multiple sources of incoming data for the creation of analysis datasets
-Serve as an advisor to programmers assigned to the project to ensure high quality and timely deliverables
-Serve as a coordinator when multiple programming resources (e.g. CROs or contractors) are used
-Contribute to the creation, maintenance, and validation of standards for outputs and macros
-Provide training on SOPs, WPs and standard programs
-Contribute to the creation of naming conventions and development of the programming environment
-Perform any additional tasks required


-Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or other subject with high statistical content (Masters degree preferred)
-5+ years programming experience
-Strong documentation, communication, enthusiasm, and time management skills are essential
-Prior experience with large databases and observational research/epidemiology methods is strongly desired.
-5+ years Pharmaceutical/CRO industry experience
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Good planning and project management skills
-Ability to collaborate and work well in a team environment
-Thorough understanding of clinical data structures, relational database structures, and data exchange with alternate data formats.
-Experience in using additional software tools and applications (e.g. MS office, XML)
-In-depth understanding of regulatory, industry, and technology standards and requirements.

DOCS is the FSP division of ICON Clinical Research. We provide global strategic resourcing and FSP services to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1997, DOCS has grown to become the premier resourcing provider for the clinical development industry.

DOCS is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.