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Senior Biostatistician and Software Developer

StataCorp LLC
Job Description

StataCorp is seeking a person with good understanding of biostatistics and experience in applied statistics and software development.

StataCorp’s biostatisticians are continually expanding the statistical features of Stata, so they perform a myriad of tasks, ranging from working with users and each other to identify features to be added, validating statistical methods, programming in C and Stata, and writing documentation.

StataCorp’s biostatisticians have the opportunity to become known and influential within the Stata user community and are encouraged to develop and pursue their own statistical interests.

StataCorp is interested in statistics, as well as statistical software. In addition to developing and providing statistical tools for research professionals, our developers contribute books, articles, education, etc.

Job duties

  • Working with a team of bright and motivated statisticians and programmers on all aspects of the design and use of Stata

  • Identifying biostatistical procedures that should be incorporated into Stata

  • Implementing those procedures in C and the Stata programming language

  • Writing technical documentation and manuals

  • Continually broadening and updating knowledge on statistical theory and empirical practice

  • Communicating with users via online forums and via articles written in the Stata Journal

Candidate requirements

  • Knowledge of statistical theory, in particular survival analysis, epidemiology, and clinical trials

  • Experience in empirical practice

  • Programming experience in low-level languages, such as C or FORTRAN

  • Programming experience in statistical packages

  • Good communication skills, including the ability to write and speak fluently in English

  • A PhD, or equivalent knowledge and job experience, in biostatistics, statistics, or another science-related field
    (Do not read into the order in which fields are listed. The degree is not a requirement; the knowledge is.)

Starting salary is commensurate with experience. StataCorp is a rapidly growing company, and this position has significant potential for growth in responsibility and compensation upon proven performance. StataCorp offers an excellent benefits package. Employees work only 4 weekdays, enjoying a great work-life balance.


StataCorp LLC is an Affirmative Action Employer — Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

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