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Biogen Senior Clinical Programmer Analyst - Data Management (SAS/SQL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts
About This Role As the Senior Clinical Programmer/Analyst you will be responsible for providing advanced technical support related to development of reports and analytics for Clinical Data Management Systems required for clinical studies. You will develop advanced reports and analytics to support the data review process, contributing to the assessment, and tracking of quality of programming tasks and activities executed by Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Functional Service Providers (FSP) vendors performing clinical trial programming work for Biogen. What You’ll Do * Identify and implement solutions to data management issues and concerns that arise during the conduct of the study. * Develop, program and test reports using SQL/SAS to identify anomalies and support data review efforts and maintain already developed legacy Smart Listings and special reports using SAS. * Perform pre-processing and loading of non-CRF data file formats including but not limited to csv, txt, sas7bdat, xpt and JSON. * Provide technical support for transitioning existing reports to a newer data work bench solution. * Develop solutions for ingesting data from several data formats, mapping to standard structure and develop dashboards and analytics on a chosen workbench solution. * Program reports for clinical trial management and operational oversight. Work with 3rd party vendors and external data acquisition lead for data loading, data integration, data reconciliation at study level. * Conduct peer review and technical review of clinical programming deliverables from internal and vendor employees. * Participate and contribute towards internal user group meetings to share knowledge and providing latest updates/features. Participates in Data Management department initiatives. * Contribute to the development and maintenance of processes, tools, best practices, and metrics relating to tracking and analyzing clinical trial programming quality. Who You Are * You are a senior analyst who has expert level understanding of relational databases and the ability to work independently with minimal direction while managing multiple deliverables concurrently. You are a team-player with excellent communication skills who is detail oriented and able to handle multiple priorities under tight timelines and are willing to adapt to newer related technologies in reporting and analytics. #LI-TG1 *Required Skills * Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s in computer science, Information Science, Life Sciences, Clinical Data Management, or Drug Development preferred * 8 years Clinical Database programming and report development experience working in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, or CROs. * Technical/Software Skills: Advanced proficiency in SAS macros and SQL. Expert level SQL scripting. Knowledge of Qlik sense, Spotfire or Tableau preferred. * Experience in setting up the normalized datasets per SDTM and using it to develop reports for Data Management Review. * Experience with development, validation, execution, maintenance, documentation, and archival of clinical data targeted for regulatory submissions. * Ability to ensure clinical database programming and report development work is completed in a consistent manner and validated according to department practices. * Knowledge of GCP and other regulations. Why Biogen? Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.