Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 12:09:10 -0800
Reply-To: Bill Christison <knowltongroup@YAHOO.COM>
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From: Bill Christison <knowltongroup@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Position Opportunity/Sr. SAS Programmer/Boston
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Career opportunity within a client company in Boston.
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Job Title: SAS PROGRAMMER
This company is a dynamic, growing firm with expertise in claims
data analysis and creating valuable information from these
analyses for our clients in the pharmaceutical and managed care
industries. We seek experienced SAS programmers to join our
talented programming team.
Candidates must have at least 3-10 years of advanced SAS
programming experience working with complex databases.
Candidates must have extensive knowledge of SAS/Base and
SAS/Macro; SAS/STAT experience is helpful. Experience with UNIX
is also a requirement. The ability to write sophisticated,
maintainable, and reusable SAS code is essential, as are good
oral and written communication abilities and analytical skills.
Experience with large databases, healthcare data, and/or a
statistical background are preferred.
§ Analyze and report on data for a diverse range of topics
including cost and resource utilization associated with a
disease or drug over time, treatment patterns used, and the
market dynamics of a particular drug or disease area.
§ Program custom analytic studies from definition of diseases or
drug usage and appropriate outcomes through creation of a
summary file to production of tables and graphs.
§ Work in a collaborative role with our industry experts to
develop and program standard definitions of measures.
§ Work with the programming team to develop and implement
reusable programs, macros, and processes.
§ Create and code interactive program modules for systematic use
in products, in conjunction with our product development team.
§ Ability to work independently, perform well within the
programming team, and within cross-functional teams (i.e.,
scientific and/or product development).
§ High energy with a can-do attitude and hands-on approach.
§ Detail-oriented with an emphasis on producing high-quality
work within deadlines.
§ Willing to take personal responsibility for surfacing and
Knowlton Group, LLC
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