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SAS Programmer III

Req # JR - 022940 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States Job Category GST Operations Date posted 06/22/2020

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This is a senior SAS developer role supporting Worldwide Medical.   The individual will develop programs that convert raw SAS datasets into standard format and improve existing programs by creating standard programs and macros.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with manager and other programmers through participation in formal and ad-hoc meetings.
  • Prepare documentation on all production programming and validation activities; utilize best industry business practices and data standards for clinical data submissions to the FDA and other global regulatory agencies.
  • Assist manager through contributions to continuous improvement by developing standard programs and macros that follow CDISC guidelines required for regulatory submissions.
  • Independently program CDISC SDTM, ADaM datasets.
  • Map raw data to SDTM (Study data table model) in compliance with CDISC data model standards and create specifications for programming.
  • Create ADaM Specifications & datasets from SDTM datasets per CDISC analysis data model standards and SAP.
  • Program data displays (tables, listings, graphs) for inclusion in documents including publications, statistical reports, clinical study reports, and other regulatory documents, as required.
  • Independently develop QC programs to validate peer programmers’ SDTM, ADaM datasets, statistical tables, listings, and graphs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or related field plus 5 years of related experience.
  • Required skills: create SDTM datasets from raw data according to CDISC standards (5 yrs); Create ADAM datasets from SDTM datasets according to CDISC analysis data model standards (3 yrs); Independently write, test, run, document, maintain and QC SAS programs and macros to generate SAS datasets, spreadsheets, data listings, tables and graphical displays of clinical trials data (3 yrs);
  • Prior experience on HEOR projects a plus

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