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Statistical Programmer

Uxbridge, Greater London, United Kingdom, Contract

Posted: 15 hours ago


The Centre for Observational Research team are looking for an epidemiological/statistical programmer to work in their Functional Programming group. The role involves producing analysis datasets using SAS and creating visualisations from these datasets using Spotfire as well as ad-hoc analysis work.

Main experience required
CPRD - data base & SAS, Working to QC its mainly a programming role, Some statistics understanding. Good with python is good. Good communicator and Ideally 1-2 yrs exp.
The preferred candidate will have knowledge of SAS programming skills, however candidates without SAS knowledge but with knowledge of R or Python will also be considered. Candidates will need to have a programming background. Knowledge of SQL is needed. Applications from candidates with experience of working with Spotfire are encouraged.

Candidates must be comfortable with creating complex analysis datasets derived from large databases and have a careful eye for outliers and errors. This will include checking the accuracy of programs written by colleagues.

The role will involve interpreting plans of analysis developed by our epidemiologists. Candidates with experience of working with observational data and with epidemiological knowledge will be favoured. The main skills we are looking for however are the ability to interpret and clarify the details of a plan of analysis and to implement the programming necessary to deliver the results requested. Communication is key in this role.

At times the successful candidate will need to deliver results within short timelines and on occasion will need to balance more than one study at a time. The ability to work effectively and successfully in a team environment, strong documentation, communication and time management skills are essential. The team works using Agile methodology.

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Uxbridge, Greater London, United Kingdom