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Senior Statistical Programmer

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: IN

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 Sr. Statistical Programmer and primary point of contact for a clinical trial protocol provide significant technical expertise for statistical programming, development of automated reports, and preparation of submission data standard packages.  Participates in all phases of programming support and supports statistical programming activities for multiple and/or large/complex drug/vaccine clinical development projects.  Accountability predominantly includes the development and execution of statistical analysis and reporting deliverables (e.g. safety and efficacy analysis datasets, tables, listings, figures).


Responsible for:

  • The design and maintenance of statistical datasets that support multiple stakeholder groups
  • Key collaborator with statistics and other project stakeholders in ensuring that project plans are executed efficiently with timely and high-quality deliverables
  • May serve as the statistical programming point of contact and knowledge holder through the entire product lifecycle for the assigned protocol
  • Effective analysis and report programming development and validation utilizing global and TA standards and following departmental SOPs and good programming practices
  • Maintain and manage a project plan including resource forecasting
  • Coordinate the activities of the supplier’s programming team
  • Interacts with sponsor statistical programmers
  • Determines approach and ensures consistency and directs the development of others when opportunities arise
  • Designs and develops complex programming algorithms



  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related health science field
  • 5-7 years of SAS programming experience with clinical trial data with a good understanding of the Clinical trial domain and good SAS programming skills
  • Well conversant with regulatory requirements and drug development process
  • Ability to work independently.


Why Cytel? 

  • 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 competitive compensation, we offer an excellent benefit's package, annual bonus incentive, promote work-life balance, and the opportunity to grow with us! 

  • Work with respected experts and thought leaders 

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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