Kaiser Permanente SAS/A Programmer II in San Diego, California
Under limited 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:- Oversee all phases of data management, quality control, and reporting for research projects including clinical trials.- Define analytical variables collaboratively with research scientists and biostatisticians.- Consult with project staff on project needs. - Maintain a professional relationship with project personnel.- Perform analytical tasks using SAS or other analytical tools.- Design comprehensive quality checking and validation process.- Design troubleshooting software and programs.- Design and generate tracking and data entry tools as needed. - Design automated reporting and data loading schemes.- Convert and merge data with complicated structure from a wide variety of sources across platforms.- Create and maintain documentation to document process and data quality issues.- May supervise the work of lower level SAS Analyst/Programmers serving on the same projects.- Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.
Basic Qualifications:Experience- Minimum three (3) years of related experience with programming and data management using SAS or other computer language.Education- 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.- Very 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, ODS, SAS/ACCESS and data extraction from large relational databases.- Experience with Unix environment and Unix scripts.- Master's degree in related field of study.
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.
TITLE: SAS/A Programmer II
LOCATION: San Diego, California
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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.