Manager, SAS Programming
Deerfield , Illinois
October 15, 2016
Job Description :
Manager, SAS Programming
Baxter International
Deerfield, IL

About Baxter

Every day, Baxter touches the lives of millions of patients and providers worldwide who rely on our essential hospital and renal products and services.

You'll find Baxter's products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. Baxter's employees are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

Our commitment to our mission means we are there when patients and healthcare professionals need us, during the critical moments that matter most.


Responsible for leading clinical system or programming operational activities in one or more therapeutic areas, e.g. renal, surgical, and nutrition.

Key Responsibilities

• Directly manage SAS programming team

• Accountable for information systems and processes that are sufficient to meet programming deliverables.

• Develop, modify, maintain, and document SAS programs specific to each analysis for multiple projects.

• Produce formatted output using SAS procedures and DATA_NULL_.

• Develop programs that convert raw SAS datasets to standard format; create standard programs and macros.

• Program data displays (tables, listings, graphs) for inclusion in documents including publications, statistical reports, clinical study reports, and other documents, as required.

• Perform ongoing upgrades and improvements to programs currently in use.

• Peer review SAS programming code, as required.

• Partner and openly communicate with project teams to proactively address operational issues related to clinical systems or programming.

Qualifications :


• Strong Base SAS v9.2 or later; SAS-STAT, and SAS Macro experience.

• Demonstrated proficiency of programming skills.

• Experience reading data from a variety of data sources and types.

• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills.

• QC experience.

• Experience with programming using CDISC standards a plus.

Education and Experience:

• BA/BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience
• 1+ years of management/team leadership experience.


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A little about us:
Our employees are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. This higher purpose binds us in doing work that matters.

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