WuXi AppTec

  • Bilingual SAS Programmer

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
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  • Overview

    DDevelop, tests, and writes moderate to complex programs and reports. Must be able to complete project responsibilities and programming assignments efficiently and on time according to specifications and in accordance with department and sponsor standards or requirements.  Prepares clear and concise program documentation.


    • Perform a variety of project programming tasks including but not limited to gathering requirements and specifications, annotation of case report forms, create test and validation plans, and creation and maintenance of other documentation in support of programming.
    • Creates and validates SAS code to produce/generate statistical tables and listings. Supports database management system creation and validation. Designs and sets up database objects, data entry screen layouts, and appropriate views within the application according to the study protocol. Develops and implements error checking programs and data validation routines to ensure the integrity of the clinical databases.
    • Assist in standardization efforts and in developing documentation for data management system implementation and for user training.
    • Willing and capable of coaching/mentoring junior Programmers and assists with supporting the vision of the department.


    • Must be Bilingual in Mandarin
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related field, or the equivalent experience. 5+ years of clinical programming including 3+ years within a data management or biostatistics department.
    • Requires good oral and written communication skills to interact with clients and other members of project team, including vendors and to build rapport with each. Ability to effectively communicate issues and potential resolutions to other team members, project manager, and supervisor. Must show excellent interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must exhibit positive, professional demeanor in all communications with other employees, management, sponsors and other outside personnel. Must exhibit concise technical writing skills with minimal grammatical or logical errors.
    • Requires a minimum of 5 years of programming including 3+ years in data management or biostatistics department. SAS, SQL, and other relational databases (MS Access, etc) programming within a Clinical Trials Database. Experience in Report development. Must be familiar with data management and statistical industry standards and GCPs.
    • Knowledge of formal database concepts and relational database design experience. Experience in software coding, documenting, debugging, testing, validating, implementation, and maintenance. Working knowledge of Windows systems. Familiarity with Microsoft office products including Word, Excel, and Access. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have ability to initiate steps according to established processes without intervention. Must have ability to interact with internal and external customers and sites professionally, using clear diction. Must be able to solve problems independently or through consultation with more programmers, supervisors or project manager when required and must be able to anticipate risks to the project within the scope of the position. Ability to organize workload and handle multiple priorities. Ability to work in team environment and manage multiple priorities within established time constraints. Expected to have knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and Good Clinical Programming Practices.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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