Senior Statistical Programmer III at Dexcom (San Diego, CA)

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About Dexcom:

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom simplifies and improves diabetes management around the world.


Performs the design, development, modification and evaluation of technical infrastructure to expedite conduct and evaluation of clinical trials and basic research. Performs statistical analysis and develops tracking systems to determine the efficiency of clinical trials. Evaluates databases and statistical analysis programs and interacts with computer groups to determine hardware/software compatibility. Maintains expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulation and statistical analyses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will generate statistical programming for all clinical trials, including but not limited to data validations, statistical analysis, and report generation (to create tables, figures and listings).
  • Oversee programming activities by external vendors
  • Provide input in developing CRF, database, data validation plan, and specifications of analysis datasets
  • Review eCRF (EDC sytem) annotations and data specifications to provide input to Data Management Team for analysis needs
  • Check for consistency and adequacy of eCRF and database (EDC System) for analysis needs
  • Provide support to Data Management Team with their data validation plan or data management plan in later stages of product development or post-market studies
  • Write or review analysis programs as specified in the protocol or the Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP)
  • Write or modify efficient design and code SAS programs using BASE/SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/ETS, SAS/IML, and SAS MACROS
  • Establish and monitor of data transfer specifications across different data environment for ongoing trials to identify study conduct or data quality issues
  • Review or author statistical programming related Standard Operating Procedures or Working Instructions.
  • Participate in operations meetings, address issues and represent the biostatistics team at meetings with cross-functional teams, contract organizations, and regulatory agencies, when necessary
  • Assumes and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of experience in statistical programming in clinical environments and biomedical industry is required.
  • A working knowledge of templates utilities, such as SQL, and SAS, such as SAS advance, SAS macro, and SAS SQL are required. Data conversion knowledge and skills to/from various data format, such as xml, csv, excel and SAS, are required.
  • Knowledge in R, Python, MatLab, or any other computer language skill is highly valued.
  • Must be able to work with minimal oversight and work as a member of a project team.

Experience and Education Requirements:
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 5-8 years related experience or Master's degree and 2-5 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 0-2 years experience.

Travel Required:
  • None

Functional Description: Technical Individual Contributors

Uses advanced mathematical and statistical concepts and theories to analyze and collect data and construct solutions to business problems. Performs complex statistical analysis on experimental or business data to validate and quantify trends or patterns identified by business analysts. Constructs predictive models, algorithms and probability engines to support data analysis or product functions; verifies model and algorithm effectiveness based on real world results. Designs experiments and methodologies to generate and collect data for business use. Projects may include a focus on "quantitative finance" or help identify new business opportunities.

Functional/Business Knowledge:
  • Possesses broad understanding of technical principles and theories. Ability to synthesize external data and research findings for application that may impact technical objectives.

  • Demonstrates successes in technical proficiency and independent thought. Works on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

Workplace Type:

  • The Workplace Type for this role is Flex. Based on the nature of your position you will be working onsite approximately 2-3 days per week from collaborative space and hoteling desks at our Dexcom sites. You will need to be located within commuting distance (typically 75 miles/120km) of your assigned Dexcom site.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at [email protected]

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.
More Information on Dexcom
Dexcom operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA, Mesa, AZ, Portland, OR and Dania Beach, FL. Dexcom was founded in 1999. It has 3973 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 60 open jobs at Dexcom, click here.
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