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Programmer Analyst II- Data Analytics (remote)

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

PPD's mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it's you! - We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. - We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams. - - -We are passionate about being data and technically agile and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight. -As a Programmer -Analyst -II -you will perform advanced analytics and programming for the in-stream assessment of risk to support Centralized MonitoringAt PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees. - - -Summarized Purpose:Computer programming position working with and integrating data from a variety of internal and external systems. Provides programming support for some or all of the following activities: creation, validation and maintenance of programs and visualizations used for risk reviews, risk metrics reporting and issue/risk trending to support Centralized Monitoring. Assists with developing tools and techniques for improving process efficiencies within Data Analytics; including but not limited to: data integration automation, data retrieval automation, and report generation automation. -Essential Functions:

  • Independently create, execute, maintain and validate programs used to transfer data across multiple systems, integrate data from a variety of sources and structures, generate summary data from a variety of sources, generate reports or integrate multiple databases.
  • Independently create, execute, maintain, publish and validate visualizations used in support of -Centralized Monitoring.
  • As a contributing member, assist in creating tools, techniques and processes for automating Data Analytics tasks (data integration automation, data retrieval automation, data mapping automation and automated report generation.)
  • Perform other programming tasks as necessary to support Data Analytics or other functional groups involved in Risk Based and Centralized Monitoring.
  • Responsible for clearly documenting all work; managing assignments to meet timelines and delivering high quality.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the role of the programmer in the overall process.
  • Increase personal and peer knowledge base and professional skills in areas including programming, risk-based monitoring, centralized monitoring, data science/data analytics, technology and techniques, clinical trials, and the pharmaceutical industry.Education and Experience:
    • MS/MA degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field and at least 1 year 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 3 years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job requirements. -
    • Strong understanding of database structures and working with complex data structures in a clinical trial environment
    • Must have advanced understanding of database management systems and advanced programming experience in SAS or R (Particularly R Shiny) -
    • Knowledge of data visualization software titles or tools (Spotfire, Tableau, or other)
    • OR Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities.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:
      • Firm understanding of one or more programming languages - -(SAS and / or R)
      • Good attention to detail - -
      • Good -problem solving -skills - -
      • Good written and verbal communications skills to effectively interface with teams and clients, including proficiency in the English language - -
      • Capable of effectively organizing and managing multiple assignments with challenging timelines - -
      • Capable of adapting and adjusting to changing priorities - -
      • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others - -
      • Demonstrated initiative and motivation - -
      • Firm understanding of relational data base structure and complex data systems - -
      • Capable of effectively capturing biostatistical metrics - -
      • Capable of providing quality control support for statistical programming - -Working Environment:PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. - 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.) - - -PPD Defining Principles:We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD -- - -If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you!

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Great Falls , Programmer Analyst II- Data Analytics (remote), Professions , Great Falls, Montana

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