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Oracle Biostatistics Intern, Real World Evidence in Des Moines, Iowa

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Minimum Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Biostatistics or a related quantitative field required.


  • Must have knowledge of and experience working with statistical regression models, such as linear regression, logistic regression, generalized linear models, survival and longitudinal analysis.

  • Experience with non-parametric approaches data reduction techniques (e.g., factor analysis, SEM), model selection (e.g., LASSO), and machine-learning algorithms is desirable.

  • Must have experience with data management and analysis of large and complex datasets. Experience with SDTM, CDISC and ADaM data standards is preferred.

  • Experience in survey development, design, methods and data management for patient-reported outcome measures and validated instruments is desirable.

  • Knowledge and experience of working with medical and/or prescription claims data is desirable.

  • Knowledge and experience of working with electronic health records (EHR) data is desirable.

  • Knowledge of development and validation techniques for scales (Classic Test Theory and IRT knowledge) and/or experience with patient preference studies (trade-off methods and DCE) is a plus.


  • Advanced ability to program in SAS, R, SPSS, or Stata (working or advanced knowledge in 2+ of these highly desirable); experience in developing macros/functions.

  • Ability to use SQL, Python, and/or other programming languages highly desirable.

  • Experience using sample weights in analysis is desirable.

  • Intellectual horsepower, with the ability to comfortably deal with complex concepts and a curiosity that drives exploration and learning of new methodological approaches and methods.

  • Effective organizational and time management skills – orchestrating, multitasking, and prioritizing with a strong attention to detail to accomplish goals in an efficient manner. Able to work independently and a self-learner.

  • Proven ability to work on high functioning teams, building relationships and collaborating with local peers and virtual colleagues in support of business objectives.


Key Responsibilities

  • Consult with research teams in the development of study protocols and execution of statistical analysis plans.

  • Assist with data cleaning and data management of various types of data, such as survey and claims/EHR data.

  • Execute the statistical analysis of assigned projects.

  • Contribute toward process improvements with respect to data management and analysis.

  • Oversee the analysis conducted by outsourced vendors and ensure quality control.

  • Present analytical results to clients.

  • Contribute to publications (e.g., posters, manuscripts) for the methods and results sections.


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the United States only

Hiring Range: from $18.99 to $53.00 per hour; from $39,500 to $110,240 per annum.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

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Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

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Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

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