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Principal Statistical Programmer

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: GB US

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.



We are currently looking for technically skilled and experienced Sr. Statistical Programmers to support a client's programming activities within their Full Development projects.


How you will contribute:

  • Work together with our customer's statistical and programming teams on projects
  • Contribute to pooled ADaM dataset specification, creation and output programming for ISS/ISE, safety update reports, Health Authority requests etc.
  • Participate in programming activities for adhoc analyses, publication, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), Health Economics etc.
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of own deliverables as well as good planning and management of team deliverables
  • Communicate effectively with the related stakeholders
  • Contribute to technical or other initiatives, mentor new joiners or more junior programmers, give presentations in internal team meetings etc. as appropriate


What you offer:

  • Bachelor degree in Statistics, Life Sciences, Computer Sciences or similar field.  Master's level preferred
  • 5 or more years of statistical programming working with clinical trial and other medical data
  • Strong proficiency in SAS applied to clinical trial and other medical data
  • Experience in both structured (clinical trial and project) work as well as in less structured post-marketing/adhoc environments is preferred
  • Strong team player who also has experience in leading a team effort
  • Knowledge of CDISC, in particular ADaM and reporting standards
  • Proactive approach and independent learning capabilities, with contextual understanding beyond being "spoon-fed" instructions
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Flexible and adaptive as well as systematic in ensuring quality of deliverables
  • Experience with project-level deliverables (ISS/ISE, submission, safety reports etc.) and adhoc work is a plus
  • Ability to work effectively and successfully in a globally dispersed team environment with cross-cultural partners.


Meaningful Work, Collaborative Culture, Stimulating Challenges

  • Our collaborative working environment encourages innovation and rewards results, and we are proud to have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry.
  • In addition to a competitive compensation, we offer an excellent benefits package, annual bonus incentive, promote work-life balance, and the opportunity to grow with us!
  • Work with respected experts and thought leaders in the fields of biostatistics and statistical programming.



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.

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