Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Statistical Programmer (2 of 2 Positions)

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1700179871W

Objective of Position

Senior Statistical Programmer Analyst is accountable for development, verification, and documentation of SAS code on the assigned clinical project. This role is that of a SAS programmer who is capable of supporting programming requests of medium to high complexity in support of clinical trial reporting and submissions, with minimal guidance.


Main Accountabilities

·         Designs and develops statistical programs for the assigned project

·         Performs quality control in support of clinical R&D analysis and reporting

·         Assists in the review and input into project requirements

·         Maintains documentation as appropriate

·         Completes programming tasks of medium to high complexity

·         Critically reviews requirements and data, identifies gaps, suggests solutions and applies expertise on clinical R&D statistical programming activities

·         Mentors, trains junior programmers


·         This role requires an in-depth knowledge of SAS programming

·         This role requires a working knowledge of departmental processes, clinical R&D concepts and applicable health authority regulations



·         Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, mathematics, health statistics or other scientific field (or equivalent theoretical/technical depth) is required

·         Minimum of 6 years (for bachelor)/3 years (for master) SAS programming experience with increasing responsibility, preferably in a pharmaceutical/clinical trial environment, is required

·         Experience in a pharmaceutical/clinical trial environment is preferred

·         Demonstrated written and verbal communications skill is required

·         Experience working with programmers in a team environment is preferred

Minimum Technical Knowledge and Skills

·         Expert knowledge of SAS programming. Knowledge of other statistical software (e.g., S-Plus, R, PASS) is preferred

·         Good communication skills in written and oral English

Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
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