Statistical Programmer/Outcome Research Stat Analyst – Remote


Penfield Search Partners

Contact: Neisha Camacho/Terra Parsons –

Job Description: The role of Consultant, Manager Outcomes Research Stats Analyst report to the Director of Data Analytics OR of Medical Affairs Outcomes Research. Core elements enabling success in the role will include:

  • Focusing across Women’s Health, Established Brands, Biosimilars and in-licensing opportunities.
  • In this role you will be responsible for the internal analysis for all internal projects research programs that include design and delivering internal research projects and insights.
  • The role is responsible for the delivery of internal data analysis of studies involving observational studies for all developmental products and commercialized projects across the portfolio at company.
  • The data is to be communicated to all internal stakeholders and for support for research projects that are reviewed and go to congress and manuscript submission.
  • Strong programming skills in SAS / R programming and data analysis.
  • Extensive work experience with large US insurance claims databases, electronic medical records, registry databases for health outcomes research (e.g., Optum, Premier, IBM-marketscan, Humedica, IMSPharmetrics +, GEhealth, Flatiron, etc.)
  • Experience with Ex-US healthcare databases such as THIN database is a plus
  • Experience working with medical and billing coding systems such as ICD-10, SNOMED, LOINC, NDC, HCPCS, CPT.
  • Familiar with cloud and high-performance computing environments (Azure, AWS)
  • Develop protocols and Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) based on the study concept, and ensure appropriateness of study design, sample size and statistical methodologies proposed.
  • Develop and implement rigorous QC processes and programming templates to ensure quality of data and analyses.
  • Conduct statistical analyses to generate tables, listings, and figures for use in publications/presentations and for internal purposes
  • Must be able to meet timelines with minimal supervision, have excellent verbal and written skills. Solid ability to translate statistical information.


  • Must have experience working in Pharmaceutical Industry (can have some Hospital or Clinical Trial Research experience but should be hands on with running Stats)
  • Must have experience with Retrospective Health Outcome Database like Premier, EMR (THIN), Marketscan, OPTUM
  • Must have experience in post marketing outcomes research experience with SAS skills (POST MARKETING ANALYSIS, Real World Analysis)
  • Must be working on Stats (as the title suggests, Consultant, Manager Outcomes Research Stats Analyst)
  • Good to have experience with Insurance Claims Database (All-payer claims databases (APCDs) are large State databases that include medical claims, pharmacy claims, dental claims, and eligibility and provider files collected from private and public payers.)
  • Have extensive SAS skills (R & Python is a plus)
  • Have statistical programming knowledge (logistic regression, Cox proportional hazards, Generalized linear models, survival analysis etc.)
  • Worked in a pharma industry and have some therapeutic area language
  • Have experience in working with any of retrospective databases (IBM marketscan, OPTUM, Premier etc) or EMR databases (THIN) for outcomes research purposes.
  • Publications related to health outcomes research.
  • Looking for candidates who have worked in pharma industry (have some therapeutic area language) and have experience with any of claims (IBM marketscan, OPTUM, Premier etc) or EMR databases(THIN) for research purposes.
  • Candidate hired will be directly working with Outcomes research group on a retrospective studies from start to finish (developing research protocol, write SAS programs, analyze and provide summary of results that can be publishable).
  • Master or post-graduate degree (eg, PhD, DrPH, PharmD) in Health Economics, Biostatistics, Health Services Research, Public Health, Epidemiology, Pharmacy Administration, or other relevant discipline, with experience in coding and developing analytical datasets and conducting statistical analysis.
  • Bachelors degree ok with more experience (more than 2 years)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in SAS programming and a minimum 2 years of hands-on work experience with real world studies using large claims/EMR databases in HEOR


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