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Application Development Lead, SAS and Python
Job ID:24849
Remote, New Jersey


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as an Application Development Lead, SAS and Python and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the Application Development Lead, SAS and Python, you will provide technical leadership and application development support to project teams on all statistical programming matters involving standard tools and technologies utilized by the biostatistics and programming user community. You will provide technical expertise in SAS graphics, R, and other statistical computing software and serve as a go-to person on programming technical issues. You will also provide project management and support to the development and evaluation of department applications, tools, and standards. Additionally, you will:

  • Collaborate with the ITS/systems group on the development and maintenance of tools and systems associated with department standards and technologies  
  • Define and/or improve the strategy for the implementation of the global reporting standards in the department based on industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of the department report template library in the implementation of department tools and applications
  • Lead and/or contribute to programming development and quality control of the programming deliverables utilizing standard tools and methodologies
  • Mentor others on the use of department standard tools when programming clinical data or system application deliverables
  • Create formatted output for use in clinical study reports, publications, presentations, submissions, and response to regulatory authority queries
  • Provide user support of department tools and standards
  • Provide technical guidance to the project teams on all statistical programming matters involving standard tools and technologies related projects as needed
  • Support department initiatives and task forces
  • Lead/participate in departmental or cross-functional working groups and process improvement activities
  • Identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions related to systems, reporting tools, technologies, and best programming practices
  • Actively participate in department working groups and provide input in development of tools applicable to process improvement 

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • Master’s degree and 5 years of programming experience processing clinical trial data in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of programming experience processing clinical trial data in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent technical skills in statistical programming with advanced knowledge in SAS, R, and other statistical computing software, preferably with a background in both statistics and computer science
  • Demonstrated experience and strength developing and maintaining statistical analysis and reporting tools/systems
  • Extensive understanding of reporting systems utilizing multiple data delivery applications
  • Solid understanding of clinical trial data and the technical requirements of analysis and reporting in clinical trials
  • Extensive experience in the development and execution of project user requirements, system design, validation plans, development, and implementation
  • Experience with other programming languages (C++, Java) typically used for software development in a global environment
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical clinical development (understanding of statistical concepts, techniques, and clinical trial principles) and ability to provide programming support needs for NDA and other regulatory submissions
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements concerning electronic submission standards with particular emphasis on item 11 deliverables
  • Knowledge of CDISC data structure requirements
  • Understanding of relational database structures and their correlation to submission ready database structures
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to effectively organize and manage multiple assignments with challenging timelines for the development of tools to facilitate creation and execution of statistical deliverables by the end-user
  • Collaborative teamwork and interpersonal skills that demonstrate initiative and motivation
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a global environment
  • Experience in collaboration with external partners and/or vendors
  • Ability to estimate resource requirement  

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About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.