Analytical Programmer I/II - Epidemiologic Research

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pasadena, CA, USA
  • May 09, 2019
Programmers | Developers

Job Description

Description: Under general supervision, provide SAS/analytical programming, data management, and quality control support for a wide variety of research projects including clinical trials under the supervision of higher level programmers or biostatisticians. Exhibit desire and ability to learn and use a variety of analytical software including SAS in multiple operating system environments.

Essential Functions:
- Perform SAS/analytical programming, data management, quality control, and reporting for research projects including clinical trials.
- Extract, manipulate, and merge large databases to create analytical datasets.
- Assist in defining analytical variables and help consulting with project staff on project needs. 
- Maintain a professional relationship with project personnel.
- Perform simple analytical tasks using SAS or other analytical tools.
- Implement comprehensive quality checking and validation process.
- Maintain and troubleshoot software and programs.
- Design and generate tracking and data entry tools as needed. 
- Implement automated reporting and data loading schemes.
- Convert and merge data from a wide variety of sources across platforms.
- Create and maintain documentation to document process and data quality issues.
- Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum one (1) year of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, information systems, epidemiology or related field of study.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A

Additional Requirements:
- Ability to organize and manipulate large datasets.
- Ability to express complex technical information to researchers or to audiences with clinical training.
- Strong analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work within a team.
- Must be an independent self-starter.
- Both efficient and detail-oriented.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with medical or health research.
- Experience with SAS graph, macros, PROC SQL and ODS.
- Master's degree in related field of study.
- Knowledge of Unix environment and familiarity of Unix scripts.
- Prefer candidates who have a Master's degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Statistics.

- May be filled with level SAS/Analytical Programmer Position I or SAS/Analytical Programmer Position II based on experience.

Primary Location: California,Pasadena,S. Los Robles Administration 100 S. Los Robles Ave Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: Research & Evaluation Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.