SAS Programmer - CDISC

Clearance Level
Fort Detrick, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Clinical Data

Statistical Programs

REQ#: RQ143081
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT's Military Health team is hiring a SAS programmer to support the Office of Regulated Activities (ORA) under the DoD (Dept. of Army) located at Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.

The Office of Regulated Activities (ORA) is a multidisciplinary team of regulatory affairs, compliance, and clinical support professionals dedicated to supporting the USAMRDC mission of developing Food and Drug Administration regulated medical products for the Warfighter. The ORA provides full-service, oversight, and consultation for regulatory, clinical, non-clinical, manufacturing, data management, biostatistics, product technical, safety monitoring.


  • Develop statistical programming specifications (clinical data) and other statistical programs used to produce the tables, listings, and figures for studies, all versions used for the Data Monitoring Committee, safety surveillance plans, FDA annual report, interim analyses (if applicable), and any ad hoc analyses.

  • Produce data-populated tables, listing, and figures for studies, the Data Monitoring Committee, safety surveillance plans, FDA annual reports, interim analyses (if applicable), and any ad hoc analyses.

  • Develop all versions of CDISC validation plans, and write and revise as necessary CDISC validation reports summarizing results from CDISC validation and including all output from the Pinnacle 21 Open CDISC validation software (or latest version of Open CDISC.

  • Develop and revise as required statistical programming specifications used to create CDISC-compliant datasets, SDTM, Analysis Data Model (ADaM) datasets, and Standard for Exchange of Nonclinical Data (SEND) (for non-clinical data); Develop define.xml and define.pdf to include coding conventions used in the statistical programs (all versions) for CDISC datasets; Develop SEND datasets conforming to CDISC standards (non-clinical data); Develop SDTM datasets conforming to CDISC standards; Develop ADaM datasets conforming to CDISC standards as required.

  • Develop and update as required CDISC reviewer’s guides.

  • Provide written responses to sponsor and FDA requests/queries regarding statistical products


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.

  • Required Experience: 5 years of related SAS programming experience.

  • Required Technical Skills: Knowledge of CDISC standards

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Location: Onsite Ft Detrick Frederick, MD

  • US Citizenship Required: Must be U.S. citizen and be able to obtain a T1.






Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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