Senior Statistical Programmer

Title: Senior Statistical Programmer (Temporary)

Location: Remote – United States

Job Description:

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. is an immunology company focused on powering the immune system to transform lives by treating and preventing infectious diseases and other serious conditions, including viral-associated diseases. Vir has assembled two technology platforms that are designed to modulate the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Its current clinical development pipeline consists of product candidates targeting hepatitis delta and hepatitis B viruses and human immunodeficiency virus. Vir has several preclinical candidates in its pipeline, including those targeting influenza A and B, COVID-19, RSV/MPV and HPV.

We believe the success of our colleagues drives the success of our mission. We are committed to creating a company passionate about equality, inclusion, and respect. When everyone feels supported and encouraged to give their best, we will collectively deliver outstanding results. We are proud to be the first company to be ranked at the top of the Deloitte Fast 500 list two years in a row (2023 & 2022)!

Vir is seeking a Senior Statistical Programmer (Contractor) to join our biometrics team. Reporting to our Senior Director, Statistical Programming you will provide programming support and expertise to our clinical development programs.


    • Perform data manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trial data
    • Develop and maintain department / system-level macros
    • Create/review SDTM and ADaM specifications
    • Create/validate SDTM data sets
    • Create/validate analysis data sets
    • Create/validate patient profiles
    • Program and generate tables, figures and listings (TFLs)
    • Validate and document SAS programs and output
    • Fulfill ad-hoc analysis requests
    • Other services as identified by Vir Biotechnology


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a scientific discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related applicable field
    • Minimum of ten (10) years’ SAS programming experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry with extensive experience using CDISC standards
    • Create source and validation programs using SAS software for SDTM datasets, ADaM datasets, and tables, figures and listings (TFLs) for multiple studies/products
    • Integrates data across multiple studies or drug programs
    • Expertise in the development and use of system-level macro programs
    • Experience in programming using SAS/GTL
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Vir Biotechnology (“Vir”) is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at Vir are based on legitimate, non-discriminatory business requirements, job duties and individual qualifications. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, parental status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service or any other legally protected characteristic.

This commitment extends to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, compensation, appraisal systems, promotions, training and career development programs. Vir also strongly commits to providing employees with a work environment free of unlawful discrimination or harassment.

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