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Date: Aug 25, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Maple Grove, Remote


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

About the role: 
This position is responsible for statistical programming activities in support of projects in the Interventional Cardiology therapeutic area. The responsibilities include preparing analysis dataset (ADS), performing statistical analysis, generating TFLs (Tables, Figures, and Listings) using SAS.  You will work closely with Biostatisticians to ensure statistical analysis is performed in accordance with applicable statistical methods and in compliance with regulatory and company standards.  This role offers opportunity to expand your skill set in the areas of statistical methods and programming, medical devices knowledge, and interfacing with various stakeholders in a working environment that encourages showcase your talent and progression.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops statistical programs using SAS® for statistical analysis and generating report (TFLs), maintains programming documentation as appropriate. Prepares data specification and analysis dataset (ADS)
  • Performs quality control and validation according to departmental processes and procedures
  • Supports or works with Biostatisticians and cross-functional team members to develop analysis plan as needed
  • Collaborates with cross-functional team members and applies functional expertise to achieve project goals
  • Achieves efficiency and quality of programming tasks and participate in process improvement activities as needed
  • Performs activities in compliance with regulatory and company standards and ensures continued compliance with required trainings and other business/operational processes as required for the position
  • Participate in other activities as required for the position, such as template creation, programming standardization, updates on new technical skills and regulatory and industry trends related to statistical programming. 
  • Working Relationships:
  • Interact with biostatisticians, clinical scientists, medical writers, physicians / investigators, project managers, and other cross-functional team members


Required qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, or related field
  • 2+ years of clinical data analysis experience using SAS® in medical device, pharmaceutical or healthcare industry 
  • Knowledge of SAS® programming language (e.g., Data Step, ODS, SAS/GRAPH, PROC REPORT, PROC MEANS, PROC FREQ)
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Experience working in a team environment


Preferred qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in Cardiovascular therapeutic area and/or medical devices 
  • Extensive experience in clinical trials
  • Basic knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines and standards 
  • Strong knowledge of SAS® programming related to specific statistical methods
  • Conference presentation experience



Requisition ID: 491063


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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