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Senior Statistical Programmer

Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job ID R-136646 Date posted 01/11/2022

JOB TITLE : SENIOR STATISTICAL PROGRAMMER
CAREER LEVEL: D

Do you have expertise in, and passion for Biometrics & Information Sciences? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the lives of those suffering from Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-oriented biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.

Late-stage Development, Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism (Late CVRM) Biometrics  is an inclusive, global and dynamic group with a highly results-oriented environment to work in. There are countless opportunities to learn, grow and develop as a professional. Our Late CVRM Programming team is dedicated to development and maintenance of innovative medicines.

In this role, we will give you the chance to utilize your statistical programming expertise in analysis and reporting of clinical trials and exploratory analyses to manage and generate evidence to support our product portfolio.

About the Team:

Late-stage Development, Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism (Late CVRM) Biometrics  is an inclusive, global and dynamic group with a highly results-oriented environment to work in. There are countless opportunities to learn, grow and develop as a professional. Our Late CVRM Programming team is dedicated to development and maintenance of innovative medicines.

In this role, we will give you the chance to utilize your statistical programming expertise in analysis and reporting of clinical trials and exploratory analyses to manage and generate evidence to support our product portfolio.

What you’ll do

The Senior Statistical Programmer role is responsible for programming deliverables in compliance with Good Clinical Practices, with a required time and quality , and, according tof established standards and processes. This position requires high technical skills and thorough industry knowledge to independently perform programming tasks while using judgement about seeking guidance in complex situations. The Senior Statistical Programmer will be expected to lead programming deliveries of small to medium sized clinical projects in a collaborative and cross-functional environment.

Main Accountabilities :

  • Leads the programming delivery of a small to medium sized and complex clinical project

  • Ensures high quality is built into your own deliverables as well as deliverables from other programmers

  • Programs independently with high efficiency and quality

  • Writes specifications and oversee completeness of relevant documentation

  • Contributes to or drives the development of best practices to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness within function

  • Ensures compliance to standards and automation usage

  • Influences stakeholders by providing subject matter expertise on programming related items

  • Contributes to or leads technical initiatives

  • Employs project management practices in managing programming aspects of drug or technical projects

  • Ensures statistical programming contribution to the Development Safety Update Reports (DSUR), Periodic Benefit-Risk Evaluation Report (PBRER), Investigator’s brochures (IB)

  • Contributes to or leads the statistical programming thinking, analysis and reporting to relevant groups in product and study teams

Essential for the role

  • Degree in Mathematics (i.e., Applied Math, Engineering, etc), Statistics, Computer Science, Life Science or equivalent

  • Excellent programming skills in SAS 

  • 6-11 years of relevant experience

  • Strong technical and scientific background; demonstrated ability to search, understand, and synthesize data from different sources, create traceability

  • Good analytical skills to do exploratory and confirmatory analyses

  • Ability to influence relevant stakeholders on programming related topics

  • Ability to proactively manage concurrent activities within a study or part of project

  • Communication and collaboration skills

Desirable for the role

  • Programming skills in R and Python

  • Understanding of the drug development process, and the different sources of information that will support, inform and assist in life cycle management of established projects

  • Experience in report writing, and specifications creation for technical projects.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare

So, what’s next!

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours!

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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