WuXi AppTec

Statistical Programmer

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The Statistical Programmers (SPs) are responsible to apply industry and regulatory standards to create and maintain standardized databases for clinical trial data. They are also responsible to provide statistical programming support for the implementation of data models and the reporting of clinical trials. They develop and perform quality control on tabulation datasets, analysis datasets and tables, figures and listings via an appropriate statistical analysis system (i.e. SAS®). They provide input to statistical analysis plan, table shells, data integration plan, and publications. They also liaise with other departments to properly implement data models (e.g. SDTM/ADaM). They research new technologies and techniques to improve efficiency of programming datasets/outputs



  • Programs tabulation datasets and statistical analyses (via analysis datasets, tables, figures, listings, etc.) using an appropriate statistical analysis systems (i.e. SAS®).
  • Serves as a key member of project team by attending team meetings and working with biostatistician data managers and project managers.
  • Performs qualify review of tabulation datasets, analysis datasets and TFL programs developed by other programmers and biostatisticians.
  • Performs programming using techniques such as macro language, advanced data manipulation and statistical procedures.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer programming, statistical analysis systems (SAS), and other procedural languages.
  • Understands clinical informatics procedures, workflows and software systems.
  • Displays ability to manage extremely large datasets for statistical analysis and mathematical model creation.
  • Exhibits excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of tabulation and analysis data structure standards (SDTM, ADaM).
  • Demonstrates leadership skills in the coordination of statistical programming projects.

Problem solving

  • Encounter problems that are varied but similar.
  • Requires some fact-finding to define problem.
  • Selects the best option from a set of defined procedures or based on precedence.


  • Supports the achievement of goals through personal effort in own work area.
  • Impact is limited to the immediate delivery of tasks.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor degree in a quantitative or scientific field.


  • At least 2 years of statistical programming experience.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

  • Advanced degree preferred.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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