Senior Analyst III Statistical Programming

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About this role

The Senior Analyst III, Statistical Programming leads and oversees statistical programming activities both internally and externally through vendors in the application of data standards, production of analysis datasets, analysis dataset specifications, tables, listings, figures, electronic submission components (define.xml and XPTs), and ad hoc analyses.

What you’ll do

As the Senior Analyst III, Statistical Programming, you will partner with Biostatistics to deliver high quality, submission ready statistical outputs. You will also be responsible for providing input to the Development Unit Lead (Du Lead) on overall study timeline, monitoring and meeting agreed upon study milestones, escalating issues as needed to their DM counterpart and estimating resources needs. You will lead a study team of statistical programmers to accomplish tasks and communicate issues, as necessary, to senior management. This includes communication and quality oversight of the vendor. You will represent the Statistical Programming perspective to the study team and willoften be the sole functional representative.

As the Senior Analyst III, Statistical Programming you will help to implement the Data Strategy, provide input to the Data Strategy Lead and DMPL on the strategic direction of the program, partner with the DS&G Lead to ensure appropriate statistical programming standards implementation and serve as reference for the study to the ADS Data Sharing representative. You will develop and implement standard programming practices while also ensuring that they are employed across a study. You will collaborate with technical programming on tools and process improvement for Statistical Programming.

Who you are

You are a Senior Analyst with strong statistical programming skills who pays close attention to detail and have the proven ability to manage some competing priorities.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters or PhD in Statistics or Mathematics preferred
  • 7+ years relevant work experience within an organization with a focus on data management and analysis
  • 7+ years SAS Base programming with 7+ years using SAS STAT, GRAPH and MACRO
  • 7+ years relevant industry experience
  • 7+ years clinical trial experience
  • 5+ years clinical database experience
  • CDISC and/or submissions experience
  • Knowledge of drug development process and clinical trials
  • Knowledge of drug submission requirements, relevant ICH and FDA/EMEA/ROW guidelines
  • Familiarity with UNIX as well as software development packages (R, Imaging and Genomics software packages)
  • Management skills, and ability to effectively lead and collaborate across functions

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.