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SAS Programmer

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Job Details
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Company Name
Precise Solutions
Physical Address

Waukegan, IL 60079
Job Description

Precise Solutions is an Illinois BEP/FBE (female owned business enterprise) certified consulting company founded in 2000. Our mission is to provide companies with specialized resources that can drive their system portfolio projects using program management processes, change management and blended learning solutions. Please visit our website at

At Precise Solutions, we are looking for top talent consultants to bring on as employees of our organization and service our clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries primarily located in the Northern Chicago Suburbs. We are much more than a consulting firm! Precise Solutions provides competitive compensation packages with great salaries, benefits, health insurance, paid time off and pension. We currently have an immediate need for the following:

SAS Programmer

+ Demonstrated practical understanding of SAS programming concepts and techniques.

+ Review output to ensure internal consistency with other output for the activity (CSR, ISS, ISE, ?)

+ Responsible for the accuracy of SAS programs by reviewing output, reviewing code, reviewing log files and running all checking utilities.

+ Responsible for creating peer review programs for assigned studies. Ensure all SAS programs are imported into the archive system prior to the creation of final output.

+ With supervision, responsible for the creation and accuracy of derivation programs for routine situations, including peer review.

+ With supervision, responsible for the creation and accuracy of submission data sets and analysis programs for routine situations.

+ Responsible for the creation of data definition documents and TOCs.

+ Learn and maintain expertise in the use of the UNIX utilities developed for the Statistical Programmers.

+ Participate in the development of new UNIX utilities.

+ Provide accurate and timely responses to routine requests from clients.

+ Discuss with supervisor to ascertain appropriate understanding of non-routine requests.


+ Working knowledge of macro programming; Be able to write macros and able to comprehend existing macros.

+ Derived Dataset derivation; knowledgeable about the definition or specification files

+ High degree of technical competence and communication ability, both oral and written.

+ Pharmaceutical or related industry experience with clinical trials

+ 4-6 years of working in a programming role and analyzing and reporting clinical trial data;

+ MS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field with 3+ years of relevant experience OR BS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field with 5+ years of relevant experience.

Rate: $75 hr on W2 including benefits

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