Associate Director Programmer Analyst RWE/HEOR Team- Market Access Agency (Remote)

Location: Union County, NJ
Position Overview
The Programmer/Analyst provides direct programming support as well as mentoring for projects conducted within the RWE team 
Essential Responsibilities  
•          Work closely with project team members. To complete research projects that will meet clients' needs.
•          Using report templates, analysis plans and/or project specifications, write SAS DATA STEPs, PROCEDUREs, and MACROs to retrieve "raw" study databases, create summarized patient or hospital discharge level datasets, generate diagnostics and frequencies, and populate Microsoft Excel-ready output tables. Perform statistical testing as required by the project Leader.
•          Review and debug SAS code. Perform data investigation on diagnostic, descriptive, and statistical output during course of research project. Suggest and implement changes in methodology based on output review.
•          Generate ad hoc query results to support new business development with licensed or data in house
Minimum Qualifications
•          Bachelor’s degree in health or computer sciences discipline; graduate level training desirable.
•          Minimum 7 years SAS programming experience (focus on healthcare/pharmaceutical data); additional database experience desirable.
•          Ability to work in a variety of computing environments and with a variety of data structures including PC, UNIX, ORACLE, INFORMIX.
•          Experience analyzing and solving complex technical problems.
•          Ability to identify data issues and evaluate impact.
•          Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and with external clients.
•          Proven mentorship skills.
•          Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time frames.
•          Significant experience using Microsoft Applications:  Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
•          Travel and comfortable in front of clients
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