Clinical Data Programmer, Oncology (Contract) - JOB ID: JEHO

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

Software Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Here at Ascendis we pride ourselves in exceptional science, visionary leadership, skilled and passionate colleagues.

We are a dynamic, fast-growing biopharma company with offices in Denmark, Germany, and the United States. Today, we’re advancing programs in Endocrinology Rare Disease, and Oncology.

Guided by our core values of patients, science, and passion, we use our TransCon® drug development platform to fulfill our mission of developing new and potentially best-in-class therapies to address unmet medical needs.

Our culture fosters a place where skilled, adaptable, and highly resourceful professionals can truly make their mark. We are a dynamic workplace for employees to grow and develop their skills.

The Clinical Data Programmer will be responsible for performing SAS programming (SAS/SQL program and macro validation, data and programming quality checks, validation document generation) to support data management/clinical development operational activities. This includes developing customized, programmed data listings and data reports/visualizations to support clinical data review and process efficiency. The Clinical Programmer will lead clinical programming activities across one or more studies. This role reports to Senior Director, Data Management, Oncology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates standard and/or custom programs/reports using data analytics tools such as SAS, Tableau, or other data visualization tools to support data oversight and review by data managers or other data reviewers.
  • Collaborates with Data Management, Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Drug Safety, Statistical Programming, and Biostatistics to develop standard and custom data reports for quality data oversight / clinical data review.
  • Generates safety surveillance and/or safety quality data review outputs and patient profiles for Drug Safety and Clinical Development clinical data review.
  • Provides leadership, training, guidance, and support to other department members on data review tools such as SAS.
  • Collaborates with clients, peers, programmers, project teams, and/or requestors to clarify and finalize data specifications; uses expanded technical skills to meet evolving project needs.
  • Supports the development, delivery and maintenance of clinical data review standards, tools, and systems, across various data sources (e.g., clinical data, safety, and operational data).
  • Supports initiatives for Data Management and Clinical Programming for clinical data review bridging activities, meetings, discussions.
  • Possesses and maintains a broad overall knowledge in the field of clinical programming and clinical data management by reading related literature, self-training, attending training classes, attending professional meetings, etc.