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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

Cardionet Inc. Rockville, MD

Rockville, MD
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Position Summary

The Data Analyst, under limited supervision, has responsibility for providing SAS programming and data management support for clinical research studies from start-up through final locked database. The Data Analyst participates in project initiation, conduct, and closing activities that include, but are not limited to, project-specific document preparation, internal and external team meetings, clinical trial site and customer communication, and on-going monitoring of the quality of data. The Data Analyst collaborates with other internal groups as well as customer data management representatives to ensure successful data delivery to the customer.



* Writing programs of moderate to advanced complexity to support clinical research efforts

* Testing, debugging, revising, and refining SAS programs to meet specifications including but not limited to:

* Running and modifying active production programs and reviews for accuracy

* Constructing high quality code books and format files

* Ensuring results quality by adhering to established standards and procedures

* Performing activities necessary for file documentation and task management

* Maintaining programs, project files, audit trails, and data libraries

* Creating and maintaining associated documentation, including data flow diagrams and flow charts

* Contributing to the development and implementation of data transfer specifications

* Performing other ad hoc data management activities, including data transfers, backups, etc.

* Demonstrating excellent oral and written communication skills

* Complying with customer guidelines, and company Quality System Procedures, system development life cycle, system validation and systems change control related to data management and analysis

* Developing and implementing data standards, documents specifications and procedures

* Performing statistical analysis

* Collaborating with study personnel to provide input to statistical analysis plans

* Selecting statistical methods for data analysis, and conducting analysis once a reporting database is created

* Collaborating with other data management team members in the planning and implementation of data quality assurance plans

* Maintaining proficiency with respect to SAS programming and statistical methodology and in applying new and varied methods

* Effectively justifying methods selected and implementing previously outlined analysis plans

* Effectively utilizing current technologies and available tools for conducting the clinical trial analysis

* Effectively communicating Results and Inferences

* The physical demands are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job




* BA/BS degree in a technical, business or scientific discipline


* Minimum 2-5 years of experience in Statistical SAS programming and data management programming in clinical research studies for clinical trials, preferably in a Clinical Research Organization (CRO), pharmaceutical or biotech environment

* Data analysis experience, particularly definition and specification of data structures, database design concepts and data output options

* Demonstrable experience in effective verbal and written communications and interaction with internal and external customers

* Experience in application of knowledge and skills in a highly organized fashion while adhering to regulatory guidelines, Quality System Procedures and customer expectations


* Thorough understanding of clinical data management and statistical analysis processes through all phases of the clinical trial life cycle

* In-depth knowledge of programming languages like SAS / R including creating reusable SAS macros or R functions

* Knowledgeable about data and file structures, database design and output options

* Good knowledge of relational data bases/ clinical data management systems

* Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and customer proprietary data

* Attention to detail and data

* Excellent organization, analytical and problem-solving skills

* Ability to identify potential out of scope activities to project and data management

* Strong command of English language and grammar

* Proficient in the use of computer systems, including Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio

* Familiarity with applicable regulatory guidance and rules, e.g., 21 CFR Part 11, FDA Guidance

* Ability to successfully apply above skills, knowledge and abilities across a portfolio of studies or with a franchise customer

* Ability to set and meet timelines or be able to recognize and schedule changes in response to project demands

* Ability to recognize, evaluate and develop plans to mitigate project related risk



Cardiocore Biotelemetry Research