Senior/Principal Statistical Programmer - $80 to $100K

Toronto, ON

Senior/Principal Statistical Programmer

Position Title: Senior/Principal Statistical Programmer

Location: Head Office (Toronto, ON) - Islington Ave and 401 -  North York / Etobicoke -  TTC Islington Subway Station

Status: Full-Time



The Principal Statistical Programmer provides high quality programming solutions to support clinical studies in various therapeutic areas. She/he will work closely within a team of SAS programmers and Bio statisticians to support and perform analysis of clinical data.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • BA or BSc Degree in Statistics, Math or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in clinical programming using SAS
  • Lead experience overseeing other programmers and projects
  • Hands-on experience with CDISC, SDTM and ADaM standards
  • CRO experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Pinnacle 21
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High degree of accuracy with timelines and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment


What you will be doing:

  • Act as the Lead Programmer
  • Responsible for SDTM package:
    • Author/review/update SDTM specifications
    • Program/review SDTM datasets
    • Validate SDTM datasets
    • Author SDTM reviewer’s guide
    • Assess impact of protocol amendments to SDTM deliverables
  • In collaboration with Senior/Principal Biostatistician:
    • Update ADaM specifications
    • Review and QC ADaM datasets programmed by junior staff
    • Review and QC TLFs programmed by junior staff
  • Program tables, listings and figures as per SAP for clinical research studies
  • Import data from 3rd party clients (e.g. central lab transfers)
  • Prepare data exports to be sent to clients
  • Perform data checks (quality control) as needed to ensure integrity and accuracy of data displays
  • Develop, test, document and maintain a library of SAS statistical macros
  • Support CDM group in validation of clinical data
  • Undertake project management activities as needed, including managing project team of statistical programmers, ensuring timely completion of deliverables with high quality



  • Commensurate with experience but between $80,000 and $100,000
  • Benefits – health, dental, LTD, life insurance


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Candido Consulting Group Inc.

Candido Consulting Group Inc.


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