Sr Programmer Analyst – Remote/Flex/Office

    Sr Programmer Analyst at Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Website Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Job Title: Sr Programmer Analyst – Remote/Flex/Office

    Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

    Job Type: Clinical Research | Full time

    Job ID: R-226910

    Posted: May 9th, 2023

    Job Description

    Are you ready for an amazing opportunity that truly will make a difference, with an amazing team and incredible leadership? If so, you are in the right place! We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD clinical research services — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

    Summarized Purpose: As a Senior Programmer Analyst, you will perform advanced bioinformatics programming activities for the statistical and computational considerations of research projects. You will serve as the lead programmer for moderate and complex projects and provide mentorship to junior team members. Performs advanced bioinformatics programming activities for the statistical and computational considerations of research projects. Works independently in a lead programmer role on select moderately complex studies, or may serve as a study team member under the direction of a lead programmer on more complex studies. Provides training and guidance to junior team members. Acts as the lead programmer on selected studies of moderate complexity, working directly with project team leaders and client representatives to assess and develop project goals and timelines. Assumes leadership responsibility as a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary clinical trials project team, communicating actively and frequently with other team members as needed. • Independently creates, executes, maintains, and validates programs that transfer data across multiple data management systems or operating systems, combines data from a variety of sources and structures, generates and stores summary data from a variety of sources, generates reports or combines multiple databases and validates programs that generate listings, tables and figures using SAS. Manages and documents assignments to meet timelines and deliver high quality work, being familiar with any relevant contractual obligations or limits. • Increases knowledge base and professional skills in areas including programming, technology and techniques, clinical trials, and the pharmaceutical industry. • Provides training and guidance to junior team members. • Provides general infrastructure support to the department, including representing the company at industry conferences, presenting/teaching at department meetings, assisting in establishing training materials, and contributing to other general department documents or policies such as the development of departmental working practice documents and SOPs. • Provides support to the bidding process as requested.

    Education and Experience: MS/MA degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field and at least 6 years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job requirements, or Bachelor’s degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification, and at least 8 years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job requirements. In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong SAS® programming skills Great understanding of database structures and working with complex data structures Demonstrated great attention to detail Excellent problem solving and innovative skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate communications with clients, project teams, departments and staff, including proficiency in the English language Capable of independently organizing, adapting and adjusting to changing priorities across multiple assignments Demonstrated positive attitude and the ability to work well with others Good understanding clinical trials, ICH Statistical and reporting guidelines and GCP Excellent knowledge of statistical principles applied to the design and analysis of clinical trials Good understanding of the requirements involved in the submission of clinical data to regulatory authorities Excellent project management skills, such as project budget creation, including modifying for project updates, and managing project budgets and risks Capable of interpreting and contributing to company policies Delivery and quality driven EEOC: We are an inclusive equal employment opportunity company. We value all people regardless of background, experience and abilities.

    Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

    Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner. Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours. Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency. Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details). The salary range estimated for this position is $127,000 – $165,000. This position will also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. Actual compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer.

    We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our US colleagues and their families can count on, which generally includes: –

    A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan – A wellness program, and valuable health incentive opportunities for company contributions to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) – Tax-advantaged savings and spending accounts and commuter benefits – Employee assistance program – Paid Time Off, 10 paid holidays annually, 8 hours of volunteer time, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and volunteer time off in accordance with company policy – Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD clinical research services truly value a work-life balance. We’ve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organization but with a local feel.

    Our 4i Values: Integrity – Innovation – Intensity – Involvement If you resonate with our 4i values above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, submit your application – we’d love to hear from you! *LI-KF1 #PPDHP

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