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Senior Statistical Programmer

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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27511

Company: Cytel Inc

Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services.  At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.


The Senior Statistical Programmer provides Statistical Programming technical support to team members.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively designs and codes SAS programs for assigned project(s), consistently meeting objectives of the project
  • Codes complex SAS programs for applications designed to analyze and report clinical trial data and for electronic submissions of data in CDlSC format with minimal instruction or input from supervisor
  • Create specifications for derived/analysis datasets Program analysis datasets, tables, figures, and listings to support the analysis of clinical trials data using SAS Generate SDTM domains, ADaM datasets
  • Performs quality control checks of advanced SAS code for datasets and output produced by other Statistical Programmers
  • Performs review on define.xml and create reviewers guide for SDTM and ADaM datasets
  • Review, maintain study documents per standard process
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Technical and Communication Skills:

  • Demonstrates advanced experience with all SAS language, procedures, and options commonly used in clinical trial reporting including the Macro language, BASE SAS, SAS/STAT and SAS/GRAPH
  • Demonstrates intermediate knowledge of electronic submissions and CDlSC
  • Proven technical proficiency in supporting daily operations and ensuring that project tasks are completed accurately and on schedule
  • Effective communicator (written and verbal), especially within their area(s) of expertise



  • Bachelor degree in statistical field required; Master's degree preferred
  • 7 years experience statistical programming supporting clinical trials required; 5 years will be considered combined with a Master's degree
  • Demonstrated experience with all SAS language, procedures, and options commonly used in clinical trial reporting including the Macro language, BASE SAS, SAS/STAT and SAS/GRAPH

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies.

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