SAS Programmer

Our client, a large early phase CRO has asked Bryan Forrest of the Lock Search Group to assist them in their search for a SAS Programmer to join their team in the Greater Toronto Area. This role will be responsible for designing, validating, and implementing SAS programs to the clinical research team.  


  • Design and run SAS programs to perform statistical analyses and produce illustrations (TLFs/TLGs) as covered in Data/Statistical Analysis Plans
  • Perform validation on SAS programs, outputs, and applications
  • Produce datasets for SAS analysis and CDISC submission
  • Develop and implement SOPs, SAS or SQL codes, and programming coding standards
  • Provide input on annotated Case Report Forms to ensure efficient programming, and Data/Statistical Analysis Plans in relation to clinical data illustrations
  • Contribute support for: staff regarding statistical programming, importing data from external sources, coding, auto coding, and Adverse Events reconciliation
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with ICH guidelines, SOPs, regulatory authorities, and Good Clinical Practice
  • Maintain proper documentation of data and programming information as per SOPs and guidelines
  • Keep abreast of information by participating in training sessions


  • Bachelor’s or higher in relevant discipline (computer sciences, statistics, mathematics, health sciences) w/ 2+ yrs. experience in clinical research SAS programming
  • Strong working knowledge of: global standards related to clinical research data, requirements for electronic submission, medical coding, clinical data & statistical analysis practices, and experimental design
  • Proficiency in SAS programming with excellent computer skills; SAS certification preferred
  • Experience working with PL/SQL, Java, or C would be an asset
  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work individually and in teams to meet deadlines

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to Bryan Forrest using the "Apply" button. Please note that while we thank all applicants, only those seriously considered will be contacted.

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