SAS/A Programmer II

Location: San Diego, CA
Under limited supervision, provide SAS/analytical programming, data management, and quality control support for a wide variety of research projects including clinical trials under the supervision of higher level programmers or biostatisticians. Exhibit desire and ability to learn and use a variety of analytical software including SAS in multiple operating system environments.

Essential Functions:
• Oversee all phases of data management, quality control, and reporting for research projects including clinical trials.
• Define analytical variables collaboratively with research scientists and biostatisticians.
• Consult with project staff on project needs. 
• Maintain a professional relationship with project personnel.
• Perform analytical tasks using SAS or other analytical tools.
• Design comprehensive quality checking and validation process.
• Design troubleshooting software and programs.
• Design and generate tracking and data entry tools as needed. 
• Design automated reporting and data loading schemes.
• Convert and merge data with complicated structure from a wide variety of sources across platforms.
• Create and maintain documentation to document process and data quality issues.
• May supervise the work of lower level SAS Analyst/Programmers serving on the same projects.
• Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.
Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum three (3) years of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, information systems, epidemiology or related field of study.
License, Certification, Registration
• N/A
Additional Requirements:
• Ability to organize and manipulate large datasets.
• Ability to express complex technical information to researchers or to audiences with clinical training.
• Very strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.
• Must be an independent self-starter.
• Both efficient and detail-oriented.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with medical or health research.
• Experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL, ODS, SAS/ACCESS and data extraction from large relational databases.
• Experience with Unix environment and Unix scripts.
• Master's degree in related field of study.
Tami Andrade Fitzpatrick
Senior Recruiter
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