Truven Health Analytics delivers the answers that clients need
to improve healthcare quality and access while reducing costs. We
provide market-leading performance improvement built on data
integrity and empirical truth. For more than 30 years, our insights
and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians,
employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies,
life sciences firms, and policymakers the facts they need to make
confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being
of people and organizations in the U.S. and around the world.
Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in
healthcare, such as MarketScan, 100 Top Hospitals, Advantage Suite,
Micromedex, Simpler, ActionOI, Heartbeat Experts, and JWA. Truven
Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and
Denver. For more information, please visit truvenhealth.com.
Job Description Position Overview
The Sr. Programmer Analyst provides direct programming support
as well as mentoring for projects conducted within our Pharma
If you meet ALL of the minimum requirements of the position and
are interested, please apply directly on our website at:
Work closely with project team members (Analysts, Research
Leaders, Research Assistants, Statisticians) to complete research
projects that will meet clients' needs.
Using report templates, analysis plans and/or project
specifications, write SAS DATA STEPs, PROCEDUREs, and MACROs to
retrieve "raw" study databases, create summarized patient or
hospital discharge level datasets, generate diagnostics and
frequencies, and populate Microsoft Excel-ready output tables.
Perform statistical testing as required by the project Leader.
Review and debug SAS code. Perform data investigation on
diagnostic, descriptive, and statistical output during course of
research project. Suggest and implement changes in methodology
based on output review.
Direct and mentor more junior Programmer/Analyst staff to
perform portions of modular project programming process including:
FORMAT preparation for clinical reference files, DATASTEP
programming to extract data, and MACRO creation to output results
in appropriate formats.
Generate ad hoc query results to support new business
Support training for new hires.
Qualifications REQUIRED Skills and Experience
Minimum 7 years SAS programming experience (focus on
Ability to work in a variety of computing environments and with
a variety of data structures including PC, UNIX, ORACLE,
Experience analyzing and solving complex technical problems.
Ability to identify data issues and evaluate impact.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to
communicate with individuals at various levels within the
organization and with external clients.
Proven mentorship skills.
Time management skills for managing multiple tasks
simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time
Significant experience using Microsoft Applications: Excel,
Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
PREFERRED Skills and Experience
Additional database experience desirable.
Education / Certifications
Bachelor's degree in health or computer sciences discipline or
equivalent experience preferred; graduate level training
Additional Information If you meet ALL of the minimum
requirements of the position and are interested, please apply
directly on our website at: http://bit.ly/1Sju2IR
We seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations
regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual
orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification
under country or local law. Truven Health Analytics is an Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(USCIS), the H-1B visa cap has been met for the 2015 fiscal year
(October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015).
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
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