Senior Statistical Analyst - Medical Devices

in St. Paul, MN

Senior Statistical Analyst - Medical Devices Job

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  • Job Location

    St. Paul, MN, US

  • Job Category

    Medical and Clinical Affairs

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Statistical Analyst to join our Clinical Research team for Abbott Medical Devices. In this role, the Senior Statistical Analyst will review study protocol, statistical analysis plans, CRFs and edit check specifications; work with biostatisticians and clinical staff to generate data tables, figures and listings using SAS; write and document programs; perform ad hoc programming; and perform QC tasks.  May lead a small programming team with 1-3 analysts on a project.

What You’ll Work On

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Provide input to protocol, CRFs, edit check specifications and statistical analysis plans.
  • Set up study folders and programming environment
  • Generate or validate table programs
  • Create or validate analysis datasets
  • Work with Statistician to write table specifications
  • Perform ad hoc programming
  • Perform complex data checking for Data Management group
  • Document programs and specifications
  • May lead a small programming team with effective communication skills
  • Be able to provide guidance to less experienced statistical analyst and provide SAS code troubleshooting
  • Be able to modify existing macros or create new project specific macros
  • Provide accurate and timely answers to routine questions from clients
  • Communicate an understanding of basic clinical principles for his/her project and acts in accordance with
  • those principles.
  • Be able to solve simple issues independently; Inform supervisor or manager on important issues in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of related work experience or Master’s degree with 3+ years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree
  • Statistical knowledge and solid SAS skills (i.e., proven experience in SAS coding)
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and financial/business acumen

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $82,100.00 – $164,100.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • statistical analysis plans
  • data management
  • coding
  • sas
  • datasets
  • statistical
  • programming
  • qc
  • troubleshooting
  • inform
  • development
  • data checking
  • validate
  • business acumen
  • crfs
  • ability to effectively communicate
  • compliance
  • document programs and specifications
  • ad hoc programming
  • data management group
  • abbott

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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