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Job Title: SAS Programmer I
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Organization: Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research
Posted: 6/21/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Boston,  MA    USA
Position Description: CBAR is seeking a SAS Programmer I to join the robust and productive Programming Core, a group of a dozen Programmers who supports CBAR's research programming needs across networks. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: - Writing, updating, and reviewing cross- study SAS and BASH programs that streamline repetitive operations and increase programming efficiency - Creating and maintaining validation programs and documentation following SOPs. Examples include: - Creating interim and finalized datasets, according to CDISC standards - Creating tables, listings, and figures (TLFs) from CDISC datasets - Writing, updating, and reviewing programs which maintain metadata repositories - Writing, updating, and reviewing study- specific SAS programs for biostatisticians, often producing analysis datasets, reports, or graphics - Providing assistance in maintaining and transitioning away from our legacy (non- CDISC) system - Providing programming support and other knowledge to statisticians, epidemiologists, and other programmers, including: - Assisting statisticians and other users in creating datasets, TLFs, and reports - Providing users with SAS education and generalized programming support PLEASE NOTE: This position has a term end date of November 30, 2020, with strong possibility for extension.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications

- 3+ years of related experience; a combination of experience and education may be considered.

Additional Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree, in a quantitative or scientific field such as mathematics or computer science, strongly preferred - Knowledge of statistical and/or clinical trials preferred - Experience programming in UNIX or other high-level programming languages preferred - Experience with data cleaning preferred - Strong attention to detail, as well as a high level of self-motivation, preferred - Excellent written and oral communication skills preferred - Strong deductive reasoning and organizational skills preferred

Please attach the following when applying: 1) Resume, 2) Sample of SAS code (solely created by the applicant), and 3) Names and email contact information for three (3) professional references.

Organization Description: The Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR), an organization within the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is responsible for the design, monitoring, and statistical analysis of clinical trials and observational studies for several major national and international NIH-funded clinical research networks. CBAR’s 70+ statisticians and epidemiologists- which includes Harvard faculty, research scientists, and staff- have provided statistical leadership and support for clinical research networks for more than twenty five years. Currently, these networks include the following: the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Groups (ACTG), the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group (IMPAACT), the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG), and the Influenza Research Collaboration (IRC). Results from studies CBAR has worked on have helped to establish the paradigm for the treatment and prevention of HIV and other infectious diseases, and have contributed to international treatment and prevention guidelines.

Closing Date: 9/21/2018
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Contact Name: Kamaria Hayden,  SAS Programmer I
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Additional Information: Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:

Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.

Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.

Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.

Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.

Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.

Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.

Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

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