[R-jobs] Statistical Programmer (Irvine, CA), Edwards Lifesciences

Janine Long J@n|ne_Long @end|ng |rom Edw@rd@@com
Thu May 8 20:03:43 CEST 2008

Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW) is a global leader in products and technologies to treat advanced cardiovascular disease, the global leader in acute hemodynamic monitoring and the number-one heart valve company in the world. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards has more than 5,000 employees worldwide, selling medical technologies in more than 100 countries. Edwards Lifesciences leverages its research, design, development and marketing expertise through five main product categories: Heart Valve Therapy, Critical Care, Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Therapy, and Transcatheter Valve Interventions.

For us, saving lives is not just a slogan; it's what we do. From developing devices that keep a heart pumping to creating new technologies which monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we help ensure that patients regain and even improve their quality of life.

Statistical Programmer

Opportunity Snapshot:
Be a part of a cutting edge biostatistical group at an industry leader in medical devices.  We strive to combine the latest methodology and programming techniques to design groundbreaking clinical trials and to perform state of the art analyses.  Join us as we push the statistical envelope to provide our patients and physician partners with pioneering treatments in the fight against cardiovascular disease!

Key responsibilities:

 *   Develop, test, validate, document, maintain and execute programs in SAS.
 *   Prepare, document, and review data listings, summary tables, and graphs for inclusion in clinical reports or presentations.
 *   Prepare analysis datasets for use by statisticians.
 *   Ensure analysis data and programming code meet regulatory and company standards and are consistently structured to permit efficient programming, reporting, and review.
 *   Respond to data requests from company team members.
 *   Perform quality assurance procedures on work performed by others.

Our Requirements:

 *   Multi-level position: Position title and level posted is preferred. However, depending on background and experience, we will consider hiring at the Senior Statistical Programmer level.
 *   The Statistical Programmer requires a minimum of two (2) years of solid SAS programming experience, ideally with clinical data. The Senior Statistical Programmer requires a minimum of five (5) years SAS experience in the clinical environment.
 *   Both levels require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science.
 *   A Master's degree in mathematics is preferred and may be considered to offset minimum experience requirement.
 *   Knowledge of UNIX and Windows operating systems required. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

How to Apply:
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