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Job Descriptions

SAS Programmer, Level 2

Position Summary

CRC Oncology is looking for a SAS Programmer, Level 2 that will collaborate with Senior SAS programmers, statisticians, and data management staff to provide programming support for clinical research studies. As part of these activities, the Associate SAS Programmer produces tables, figures, and listings for clinical study reports, interim reports, ad-hoc reports, and manuscripts. Additional duties also include production of complex HTML reports to summarize accruing data on study websites. The Associate SAS Programmer produces and ensures compliance with CDISC standard datasets such as SDTM and ADaM and develops, maintains, and improves company-specific standard SAS programs.


• Review and ensure accurate and high-quality statistical programming deliverables
• Perform validation and QC/QA of SDTM, ADaM and TFL output in accordance with SOPs, SOIs, and guidance documents
• Create and maintain specifications as per SDTM/ADaM standard and study SAP
• Define and create ad-hoc reports and listings for clinical teams
• Develop, implement, and maintain SAS programming standards
• Builds/tests programs for Data Validation, Derivation Procedures; Data Reports to identify inconsistencies and support data review efforts, as necessary
• Verifies completeness of relevant study deliverables prior to release from the group
• Maintains all required study documentation
• Consults and provides input into system validation efforts including tool maintenance activities
• Communicate with an internal team to create deliverables for pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients
• Ensure CRF meets the guidelines of the protocol and check for consistency and adequacy
• Work in tandem with Biostatistics and Data Management member on various clinical projects
• Review CRF annotations and data specifications
• Perform quality control on final reports
• Develop SAS coding and table templates for preparing, processing and analyzing clinical data
• Establish monitoring of data transfers for ongoing trials to identify study conduct or data quality issues


• MS required, at least 2 years of pharmaceutical industry or CRO experience
• Oncology clinical trial SAS programming experience preferred
• Must be bilingual (Fluent in English and Chinese)
• Demonstrates ability to successfully manage a full workload across multiple projects
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (including experience in making presentations at conferences, meetings, training sessions)
• Develop SAS coding for generating SDTM, ADaM datasets and TLFs to support clinical study analysis
• Perform clinical study report and/or exploratory analysis for oncology clinical study
• Perform validation of ADaM datasets and TLFs per SAP
• Effectively review and comment on vendor programming deliverables and help resolve technical difficulties

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