Senior Statistical Programmer – India

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Job description

Excelya is one of the leading independent CRO in Europe. Created in 2014, Excelya is a people-centered Contract Research Organization (CRO) that excels with care.

We offer a personal and authentic experience within a young, ambitious health company on the path to becoming the clinical research leader in Europe thanks to our 900 Excelyates. Our unique one-stop provider service model – leveraging full-service, functional service provider and consulting – allows our Excelyates to evolve through a diverse array of projects. In collaboration with preeminent experts, Excelya advances scientific, managerial and human knowledge to improve the patient journey.

For our team members, excelling with care means benefitting from a stimulating professional environment that encourages personal, intellectual, and operational participation so that together we can be the best in our field. We commit to giving each Excelyate the means to express their natural talents, develop their full potential and invest their unique selves in our unique project.

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The role:

Exceya is looking to collaborate with a full-time Senior Statistical Programmer based in India. Excellent knowledge of the English and local language are required for this role.


  • Responsible for providing SAS programming support in terms of SDTM and ADaM datasets and tables, figures and listings (TFLS). Assume the role of Lead Programmer for allocated studies.
  • In addition, as a Senior Programmer provide guidance, mentoring, training and feedback to SAS Programmers.
  • Development of ad-hoc macros for data analysis and reporting.
  • Program validation and respective documentation.
  • Development of standard macros and tools for creation of SDTM and ADaM data analysis and reporting.
  • Development of programs for generation of randomization lists.
  • Coordination and supervision of programming activities among the project team including communication of timelines and ensuring that programming team members are following appropriate procedures and completing tasks as scheduled.
  • Consultancy with scientific investigators and statisticians to determine programming needs.


Master’s degree or equivalent in a subject area that qualifies for statistical tasks (statistics, biostatistics, biometry, mathematics, epidemiology, engineer with biostatistics specialization, computational live sciences or other related areas)


Minimum 6 years’ experience in Pharma industry, mainly in CRO with:

  • At least 5 years of effective SAS programming
  • At least 2 years of effective efficacy and safety analysis
  • At least 4 years of effective SDTM programming
  • At least 3 years of effective ADAM programming
  • At least 2 years of effective submission package development
  • Capacity to lead project

Skills and abilities:

  • Skills in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Team working skills.
  • Good command of English language.
  • Adequate knowledge and understanding of the principles, concepts, and methods, and standards of statistical research.
  • Structured, independent, and accurate way of working and ability to maintain clear documentation.
  • Ability to apply a range of advanced statistical procedures in support of scientific research studies and/or experiments.
  • Deep Knowledge of programming logic and code.
  • Structured, independent, and accurate way of working and ability to maintain clear documentation.



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