Performs advanced bioinformatics programming activities for the statistical and computational considerations of research projects. Works independently in a lead programmer or project lead role on complex studies and represents the department within the company or with clients. Provides training and guidance to junior team members.
Acts as the lead programmer or project lead on studies of significant complexity, working directly with project team leaders and client representatives to conduct team meetings, develop and maintain project timelines, assess and forecast resources, and monitor study budgets.
Assumes leadership responsibility as a contributing member of a multidisciplinary project team, communicating actively and frequently with other team members and ensuring adherence to working practice documents and SOPs.
Independently creates, executes, maintains, and validates programs that transfer data across multiple data management systems or operating systems, combines data from a variety of sources and structures, generates and stores summary data from a variety of sources, generates reports or combines multiple databases and validates programs that generate listings, tables and figures using SAS.
Manages and documents assignments to meet timelines and deliver high quality work, being familiar with any relevant contractual obligations or limits.
Increases knowledge base and professional skills in areas including programming, technology and techniques, clinical trials, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Provides training, guidance, and project leadership to junior team members.
Provides general infrastructure support to the Department, including representing the company at industry conferences, presenting/teaching at department meetings, assisting in establishing training materials, and contributing to other general department documents or policies such as the development of departmental working practice documents and SOPs.
Provides input into bidding process as requested.
Education and Experience:
MS/MA degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field and at least 4 years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job requirements, or Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification, and at least 6 years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job requirements.