SAS/A Programmer II

Kaiser Permanente   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Patient Care


Less than 5 years

Posted 395 days ago

Description: Under limited supervision, provide SAS/analytical programming, data management, and quality control support for a wide variety of research projects including clinical trials under the supervision of higher level programmers or biostatisticians. Exhibit desire and ability to learn and use a variety of analytical software including SAS in multiple operating system environments.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all phases of data management, quality control, and reporting for research projects including clinical trials.
  • Define analytical variables collaboratively with research scientists and biostatisticians.
  • Consult with project staff on project needs.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with project personnel.
  • Perform analytical tasks using SAS or other analytical tools.
  • Design comprehensive quality checking and validation process.
  • Design troubleshooting software and programs.
  • Design and generate tracking and data entry tools as needed.
  • Design automated reporting and data loading schemes.
  • Convert and merge data with complicated structure from a wide variety of sources across platforms.
  • Create and maintain documentation to document process and data quality issues.
  • May supervise the work of lower level SAS Analyst/Programmers serving on the same projects.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, information systems, epidemiology or related field of study.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to organize and manipulate large datasets.
  • Ability to express complex technical information to researchers or to audiences with clinical training.
  • Very strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.
  • Must be an independent self-starter.
  • Both efficient and detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with medical or health research.
  • Experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL, ODS, SAS/ACCESS and data extraction from large relational databases.
  • Experience with Unix environment and Unix scripts.
  • Master's degree in related field of study.

Job Number: 615376