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Senior Statistical Programmer I

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Software Engineering, Data Science
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Global trials for oncology, rare diseases and other complex diseases face unique challenges. Precision partners with our clients to meet them head-on through our extensive footprint across the globe. We succeed by pairing personalized clinical services with translational medicine excellence, making us the first fully integrated clinical research organization created expressly to help advance the promises of precision medicine.

Modern biomarker-informed therapeutic and diagnostic development programs involve a complex operational and data ecosystem. Multiple data streams flow from sites, central labs, and specialty labs.

At Precision, we understand that data isn't enough. Clients need information, or data with context, to make decisions that impact patient health.

Purpose of Job:

The Senior Statistical Programmer I is a member of the Programming team and plays a key role in performing all SAS programming tasks required for clinical trial analysis and reporting. This position works closely with other members of the Biostatistics and Clinical Data Management departments on various clinical projects. May function as Lead Programmer on multiple projects.

Job Components / Major Responsibilities:

This job description serves only to give a broad outline of the duties required and will be renewed and amended at periodic intervals in the consultation with the post holder.

  • Lead programming assignments on single or multiple projects.
  • Provide mentorship to associates within the programming group.
  • Remain informed of new developments in programming that are relevant to the industry and contribute to the innovation of new reporting systems.
  • Develop standard macros in SAS for analysis and reporting.
  • Assist audit related activities.
  • Maintains high productivity on projects and seeks input to increase efficiencies if needed.
  • Maintain, verify, and ensure the quality and accuracy of all assigned work.
  • Anticipate and communicate resource and quality issues that may impact deliverables or timelines to project team leader.
  • Work with Biostatistics and Data Management to resolve issues regarding the interpretation and reporting of data.
  • Comply with all applicable regulatory requirements, company standards and procedures.
  • Identify and solve technical problems and work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Assist with the transfer of deliverables to either internal or external sponsors.
  • Communicate to management on project status and resource issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics/Mathematics/Computer Science or life science.
  • At least six years of experience as SAS programmer for all clinical trial phases and demonstrate the ability to independently perform SAS programming.
  • Possess project lead skills within the SAS programming functions.
  • Proficient in industry standards, medical terminology, and clinical trial methodologies.

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