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CDR Clinical Statistical Programmer

Job Location: PA - Philadelphia

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00644535


- Job description

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Business Process Advisory professionals apply deep industry, domain and/or analytics skills to develop business insight, share recommendations with clients, and enable the implementation that helps clients realize business outcomes-such as revenue enhancement, operating cost reduction, working capital improvement and customer acquisitions.

Job Description

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A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and or management levels at a client and or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. Manages small teams and or work efforts if in an individual contributor role at a client or within Accenture. Perform user acceptance testing UAT on clinical data to validate data flow and derivations in clinical data repository. Review CDISC SDTM mapping of project specific data across various therapeutic areas. Use SAS in a Windows environment to run SAS programs for UAT data extraction and verification. Participate on teams and provide programming support for large or complex programs. Accountable for meeting project timelines, major project milestones and overall project quality for assigned protocols. Support resource estimation as needed. Escalate risk with resource estimates, timelines, and deliverables. Participate in internal and client facing strategic technical, process improvement, and programming standards initiatives.
Basic Qualifications 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of CDISC SDTM implementation experience 
  • Minimum of 1 year of SAS programming experience in a clinical trial environment 

Preferred Skills 
  • Knowledge and experience with clinical trial data collection methodology, systems and study execution, project management and communication skills required to work directly with client on cross functional clinical study teams and lead work activities in global environment
  • Thorough knowledge of programming techniques especially in SAS
Professional Skill Requirements 
  • Proven success in contributing within a team oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication written and oral and interpersonal skills
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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