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SAS Programmer

Syneos Health
Pleasanton, California, United States
Based on experience
February 28, 2018

• Plans, organizes, and manages the activities of a SAS Programming group in support of multiple clinical projects.

• Ensures the timely, quality delivery of tables, listings, and graphs. Assigns programming support to project teams.

• Supervises programming work done by regular employees, contractors or CROs.

• Supervises or trains clinical programmers and manages clinical programming resources in support of clinical projects.

• Acts as lead programmer on project team as needed.

• Consults (as needed) in the design and development of clinical trials, protocols and case report forms.

• Supervises the quality-control checking and validation of deliverables (reports, summary tables and graphs) across projects.

• Ensures compliance of direct reports with departmental SOPs.

• Oversees development of any standard SAS programs and/or SAS utility macros.

• Communicates with project team members and clients in other departments.


• BS with 10+ years or MS with 8+ years of experience analyzing clinical data using SAS.

• At least one year of experience as a lead SAS programmer or supervisor is required for manager position. Pharmaceutical,

• Biotechnology, diagnostics or medical device experience preferred.

• Must have extensive knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS macros, and SAS/GRAPH.

• Familiarity with common statistical analyses and strong verbal and written communication skills.