Associate Principal Statistical Programmer

Posted 14 Oct 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 254414

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

As an Ass. Principal Statistical Programmer, you will be given access to state-of-the-art technical solutions such as Spotfire, SAS and R and you will have plenty of opportunities to work on global projects across a variety of therapeutic areas.

Your Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of CRO activities on study level in:
    • ADAM Datasets development
    • Table / Listing / Figure (TLF) development and validation based on the Statistical Analysis Plan
    • TLF Mock shells development
  • Perform programming activities on asset level in:
    • Integrated ADAM Datasets development incl. creation of specifications
    • TLF Mock shells development for integrated analysis like ISS or ISE
    • Table / Listing / Figure (TLF) development and validation based on the Statistical Analysis Plan
  • Performing ad-hoc programming activities based on internal and external requests
  • Regularly update leads on progress and time estimations to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning
  • Collaborates effectively within statistical programming and cross-functional project team and with counterparts to achieve project goals

To be successful, you will need:

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related health science
  • 6+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry including support of regulatory filings. Experience in an international environment is a plus.
  • R and SAS practical and effective knowledge
  • Good knowledge of CDISC standards (SDTM and ADaM including specifications)
  • Good knowledge of drug development process, industry standards and statistical concepts

What is in it for you?

  • Global exposure
  • Variety of therapeutic areas
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology
  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities
  • Work-Life Balance

Due to our journey with bringing the global Merck Statistical Programmer team to India there are exciting development opportunities that will enable you to progress your long-term career.

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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