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PROGRAMMER ANALYST / PROGRAMMER ANALYST II/ SR PROGRAMMER ANALYST

Company: PPD
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONPPD's mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it's you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright, and energetic teams.
Our Biostatistics & Programming department are passionate about being data and technically agile and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. We offer a wide variety of projects in basically all therapeutic areas. These range from NMPA submissions to multi-national global studies; from early phase proof of concept, phase III pivotal to US FDA submissions; from COVID-19 vaccine to Oncology indications; from dose escalation, adaptive designs to digital trials. Our team members often lead international Biostats teams to drive new therapies through clinical development stages and fill global unmet medical needs. We have a high standard in what we do, with fair and transparent team culture, as well as a fun friendly working atmosphere.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.
Purpose:Performs biostatistics programming activities for the statistical and computational considerations of research projects. Serves on a study team under the direction of a lead programmer.
Essential Functions---

  • Performs programming tasks as assigned by study project team leads that includes but is not limited to independently creating, executing, maintaining, and validating programs that transfer data across multiple data management systems or operating systems, combining data from a variety of sources and structures, generating and storing summary data from a variety of sources, generating reports or combining multiple databases and validating programs that generate listings, tables and figures using SAS and standard tools and processes.
  • Prepares and analyzes clinical trial patient datasets, such as laboratory data, vital signs data, tumor response data, imaging data, quality of life and well-being questionnaire data, or adverse events data, for clinical research purposes. Consults with researchers and multi-disciplinary project teams to analyze problems and recommend technology-based solutions and computational strategies for the specific project as assigned.
  • Develops the customized codes to utilize existing tools and applications to provide the outputs or to validate outputs for clinical bioinformatics or technical use.Job Qualification
    Education and Experience:
    • MS/MA degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field, and abilities to perform the job, or Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification, and at least 2 years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job requirements.
    • In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Solid understanding of one or more programming languages
      • Good attention to detail
      • Satisfactory problem-solving skills
      • Satisfactory written and verbal communications skills including proficiency in the English language
      • Positive attitude and capable of working well with others
      • Solid understanding of relational data base structure and complex data systems
      • Good organizational skills and capable of adapting and adjusting to changing priorities.Employees hired in this role may be assigned to a US government contract and if so would be subject to COVID-19 vaccination and reporting requirements.Leader's vision:We would like to further expand our high performing team in Taiwan, with both home based and office based opportunities (our Taiwan office is located in Taipei 101 building). We want to offer the talented professionals and individuals in Taiwan a solid career choice that brings to them self-fulfillment as well as with opportunities to collaborate and lead at global level.
        Working Conditions and Environment:
        • Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
        • Occasional drives to site locations with occasional travel both domestic and international.Physical and Mental Requirements:
          • Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
          • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
          • Frequent mobility required.
          • Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
          • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
          • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
          • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
          • Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
          • Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
          • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
          • Regular and consistent attendance.#LI-RemoteIndeed tag #PPDHPGlassDoor #GDYour LinkedIn recruiter #Diversity StatementPPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

Keywords: PPD, Wilmington , PROGRAMMER ANALYST / PROGRAMMER ANALYST II/ SR PROGRAMMER ANALYST , IT / Software / Systems , Wilmington, North Carolina

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