Senior SAS Programmer job descripton

Senior SAS Programmer

We are seeking qualified candidates for a full-time SAS Statistical Programmer. In this exciting position, the programmer will work with preeminent healthcare researchers on interesting and valuable projects to analyze complex data in a multiplicity of computing environments. The programmer will have opportunities to grow with a skilled and dynamic group of colleagues within the Center for Health Data Analytics.

This position is located in Research Triangle Park, NC or Waltham, MA.


  • Analyze complex healthcare claims data with SAS in several different environments (e.g., SAS Grid, IBM Mainframe);
  • Work in accord with our standards for quality management;
  • Collaborate with other programmers in a team environment;
  • Assist in the preparation of data for client reports, journal manuscripts, and abstracts/posters;
  • Participate in the development of the center’s initiatives


  • BS/BA degree in computer science, statistics, or health policy and a minimum of 10 years SAS programming experience; Advanced degree in computer science, statistics, or health policy and a minimum of 6 years SAS programming is desirable
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with relational databases is desirable (e.g., Oracle, Teradata);
  • Experience with Linux/Unix and IBM Mainframe is highly desirable;
  • Research experience in contract work with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or in a health-related field is highly desirable

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services in health and pharmaceuticals, advanced technology, survey and statistics, education and training, economic and social development, and the environment. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in and centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.

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