Posted to MedZilla on 5/25/2017


England, Programmer Senior SS_HR_11963-MZ


An attractive job opportunity has arisen at a leading multinational pharmaceutical company who is seeking a Programmer Senior to work at their UK site in Uxbridge. The company employs 100,000 personnel across 150 countries, working across multiple therapy areas including cardiovascular, oncology, and respiratory.

Job Role

  • Plans and participates in programming/QC activities at a study level. 
  • Reviews and provides input to study level documents such as the Protocol, RAP, CRF, SVWT, SDQP, DVS, QC Record. 
  • Author or co-author of programming specifications. 
  • May represent programming function on study team. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides programming oversight to less experienced programmers. 
  • Supports study team on implementation of core and therapy standards. 
  • Adheres to timelines set by the lead programmer to meet study team milestones.
  • Recognizes and identifies technical problems or data-related issues. 
  • Identifies and recommends solutions to problems in a well-defined and focused manner; apply recommended solutions. 
  • Proactively anticipates and addresses issues at study, system development level, with some guidance. 
  • Awareness of project objectives and requirements with guidance (e.g. proactive data aggregation strategy, regulatory queries). 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent with proven applicable experience. 
  • Normal entry point for highly applicable Masters Degree or equivalent or progress toward Ph.D. Degree with no applicable experience. 
  • Ability to design, test and maintain programs. 
  • Ability to create programs for cross study use. 
  • Understanding of clinical trial process. Demonstrated experience in SAS, SQL and/or other scripting and programming languages; Relational Database Design. 
  • Experience with dealing with disease progression data with experience in modelling disease progression data utilising complex statistical approaches including multivariate approaches. 
  • Ability to deal with un-structured data and demonstrated ability to clean and aggregate data to support multiple ad-hoc analyses. 
  • Experience with the types of analyses needed from work on similar non-drug projects is critical.

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