Senior Statistical Programmer Analyst

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Job Description


At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.

Janssen Research & Development discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

Due to expansion of the Integrated Data Analytics and Reporting (IDAR) team we are looking for a Senior Statistical Programmer Analyst. As an individual contributor to the department, you will be 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.  This role has the potential to be open as a remote role with the requirement to travel to the High Wycombe site for core business meetings.

Position Summary:

You will be accountable for the development, verification, and documentation of code used for the analysis and reporting of clinical data and is responsible for the timeliness and the quality of assigned deliverables supporting clinical projects and submissions.

As a member of a programming team overseen by the Programming Lead and is capable of supporting programming activities of medium to high complexity with minimal guidance. In addition, you may contribute to departmental innovation and process improvement projects.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Designing and develops statistical programs and Performing appropriate Quality control Verification in support of clinical research analysis and reporting activities
  • Maintaining Statistical Programming documentation as appropriate.
  • Completing programming tasks up to high complexity with high quality and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Performing activities in compliance with departmental processes and procedures.
  • Collaborating optimally within statistical programming and with cross-functional team members and functional counterparts, including internal and external members as required.
  • Critically reviews requirements and data, identifies gaps, proposes solutions, and applies expertise to improve efficiency of programming tasks and/or improve overall quality of programming deliverables.
  • Ensures continued compliance with required company and departmental training, time reporting and other business/operational processes as required for position.

Principal Relationships:

  • Reports into people manager position within the Statistical Programming and Analysis functional area (Statistical Programming Leader (SPL) or similar). Accountable to the project/program Programming Lead for assigned programming activities.
  • Functional contacts within IDAR include but are not limited to, SPL, Lead Programmers, Data Management, Regulatory Medical Writing.
  • Functional contacts within Janssen (as collaborator or peer) include but are not limited to Quantitative Sciences, Biostatisticians, Clinical – Primary interfaces within clinical project (trial), program, and submission teams.


Do you meet the education and experience requirements below?

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and/or equivalent in computer science, mathematics, data science/analytics, or other relevant scientific field (or equivalent theoretical/technical depth).
  • Relevant programming experience with increasing responsibility, preferably in a pharmaceutical/Clinical R&D environment or field.
  • In-depth understanding of relevant statistical programming languages including SAS (required) and other relevant programming languages (e.g. R, Python etc preferred), and data structures.
  • Working knowledge of processes and concepts relevant to Statistical Programming.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines (e.g. ICH-GCP) and relevant clinical R&D concepts.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team environment.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe-
Janssen Cilag Ltd. (7360)
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