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Labcorp Principal Stats Programmer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview:

A Principal Statistical Programmer at Labcorp Drug Development has the opportunity to work on a variety of studies.

What you can expect:

  • Multiple Sponsors

  • Multiple therapeutic areas, or opportunity to specialize in early oncology

  • Excellent opportunities to progress and further your career

  • Varied, fast paced environment

  • Act as a Lead Statistical Programmer working with an amazing team

  • Home-based in the US or Canada

Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential by working as a Labcorp Drug Development Senior Statistical Programmer within our statistical programming department. As a Senior Statistical Programmer at Labcorp Drug Development you will assume the role of Lead Statistical Programmer for allocated studies, developing, QCing, and maintaining SAS programs to create SDTM and ADaM datasets and TFLs.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in mathematics, statistics, computing, life science, health science, or related subjects.

  • Experience and/or education plus relevant work experience, equating to a Bachelor's degree


  • 6 years of experience in provision of programming support for clinical trial management and reporting, or equivalent experience.

  • Extensive experience and proven skills in the development and review of SAS programs within a clinical trials environment.

  • Experience in the preparation and review of Statistical Analysis Plans, study set-up and review of study specific documents, e.g. CRF and data validation guidelines.

  • Knowledge of all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion with an excellent understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all related disciplines, e.g. Biostatistics and Clinical Data Management.

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a Statistical Programming environment and the ability to communicate to programmers and nonprogrammers alike.

  • Ability to apply extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines to provide Consultancy and advice on programming and wider related issues to other departments and disciplines.

  • Excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach, anticipating issues and working to ensure they are avoided or resolved as quickly as possible.

  • Self motivation and ability to work independently without appreciable direction.

  • A willingness to make decisions, seeking advice from senior Statistical Programming staff to confirm decisions when necessary.

  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills with team leadership experience, as demonstrated by ability to organize and motivate project teams and the ability to delegate and prioritize work to meet project timelines.

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with all levels of staff throughout the organization and confidently with other disciplines and external clients.

  • Ability to promote a good team working environment, providing the client with a high quality service while recognizing our business needs.

  • A proactive approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff in other disciplines, often in other locations and in working to achieve consistent processes and standards across them.