Sr. Statistical Programmer

– Onsite San Diego

The Senior Statistical Programmer will work closely with the Director of Statistical Programming and other members of the Biometrics team to provide programming support across specific programs. The ideal candidate will provide hands-on programming and validation support to project teams.

Our mission is to identify, develop and deliver life-changing therapies to people living with rare diseases to help them achieve the best possible therapeutic outcomes. Giving patients a chance, providing hope, is what drives us.

We recognize that our exceptional employees are vital to our success. We are a dedicated team focused on meeting the unique needs of patients.  Our work is rewarding, professionally and personally because we are making a difference and we are passionate about what we do.

We are seeking talented individuals with an entrepreneurial drive who will thrive in our collaborative, fast paced environment and share in our mission to help others. We are headquartered in San Diego, CA with additional offices in Dublin, Ireland.

Essential Functions:

• Program analysis datasets, statistical tables, figures, and listings.

• Generate SDTM data sets, ADaM data sets, and Define.xml files along with all supporting documentation.

• Provide statistical programming and validation support for clinical study reports and help coordinate programming activities with Biometrics lead and other study programmers to meet timelines. 

• Ensure quality of project programming deliverables.

• Provide input on programming methodologies to support the clinical development process. 


• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related technical discipline. 

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in clinical research, ideally as a SAS programming for phase I-IV clinical trials in a pharmaceutical/CRO environment. 

• Technical knowledge and experience with SDTM, ADaM, and Define.XML. 

• Clear understanding of the drug development process, submission-related activities and regulatory requirements (eg, CDISC, CDASH, eCTD) and guidelines (eg, ICH, CHMP, FDA, GCP).  

• Strong knowledge of SAS functionalities (including ODS, SQL, MACRO, STAT, GRAPH, and ACCESS) and experience with MS Office are required. Familiarity or experience with R Software is a plus.