SAS/A Programmer III

Kaiser Permanente   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 392 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. 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.
  • Provide SAS/analytical support for department/section; research, recommend and implement new methods for the improvement and/or expansion of department/section data management/quality control/reporting processes, including increasing efficiency and streamlining when necessary.
  • Take lead role in analyzing and implementing data management/quality control/reporting needs on multi-programmer projects.
  • Attend project meetings and consult with project personnel on assessing data management/quality control/reporting needs and areas needing improvement.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with project personnel.
  • Troubleshoot complicated software processes and products.
  • Design complicated automated reporting and data loading solutions.
  • Test data conversions and data integrity from a wide variety of sources across platforms.
  • Develop complicated macros for various research and reporting purposes.
  • Design comprehensive quality checking and validation process.
  • Develop and evaluate complicated data linkage process.
  • 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 six (6) years of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience with medical or health research.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL, ODS, SAS/ACCESS and data extraction from large relational databases
  • 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.
  • Excellent 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 Unix environment and Unix scripts.
  • Project management experience.
  • Master's degree in related field of study.

Job Number: 626734

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