Abbott Principal Programmer (Stats, SAS, Data Management, R&D) in Witney, United Kingdom

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abbott Diabetes Care designs, develops and manufactures leading-edge glucose monitoring systems and test strips for use in both home and hospital settings, and we have recently launched FreeStyle Libre, a new system that will revolutionise how people with diabetes around the world monitor their blood glucose levels.

We are now recruiting for a Principal Programmer to join our Statistics & Analysis team in our R&D group to develop and implement strategies for data collection, storage, analysis and reporting.

Your role will be to lead work teams and projects to support, develop and validate software required by R&D and Operations colleagues. This will involve direct management responsibility for a team, and liaising with internal customers to ensure that appropriate software, statistics and data analysis support is provided for ADC products and processes.

Using Systems Life Cycle (SLC), you will lead and direct the development, evaluation and validation of software. Your team will have multiple goals and projects, and so you will need to establish and communicate schedules and priorities to ensure that optimal resources are allocated for goal achievement.

To be successful, you will need to have at least a BSc-level qualification in Maths, Statistics or another technical discipline with a strong maths and stats focus and an excellent knowledge of SAS. You should have previous experience of managing direct reports, and a successful track record of project management in a similar function where you have translated user needs into software requirements.

In addition to a competitive salary, Abbott offers a highly attractive benefits package which includes an excellent defined-contribution pension scheme, share ownership scheme, private healthcare and life assurance, and a flexible benefits package which you can tailor to your own requirements.

JOB FAMILY:

Clinical Affairs / Statistics

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

England > Witney : Production Facility

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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