Clinical Programmer

South Africa
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Data Management / Statistics
Full Time
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Clinical Programmer - Bloemfontein

Who We Are

Synteract is a global full-service contract research organization with a successful three-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of "Bringing Clinical Trials to Life," we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in Oncology, Neuro Degenerative Diseases, and Rare and Orphan Diseases, and in pediatric populations. Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare.

Position Overview

The Clinical Programmer is responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, maintenance and support of clinical databases and applications. S/he supports the clinical teams, sponsors, statisticians, safety\regulatory, analytical programmers, and clinical data management personnel.

Specific tasks would include:

  • Maintains the full-scope of responsibility for assigned projects: ensures on-time delivery, communicates the status of projects to internal teams and study sponsors.
  • Provides programming for the Company's internal applications, client-related projects and third-party applications.
  • Develops, tests, and validates programs to support client-related projects and third-party applications.
  • Provides technical support services for internally developed applications, client-related projects and third-party applications.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves software related problems.
  • Follows standards for data integrity and data security.
  • Assists with the creation of validation documents including Installation Qualification, Operational Qualification and Performance Qualification scripts.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field of study or B.S. equivalent.
  • Experience in EDC- Rave Building, Migrations, and Custom Function programming preferred.
  • Understanding of source control is preferable.
  • Some applicable experience desired, but not required.
  • Basic understanding of computer operating systems.
  • Basic proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Javascript, C#, PHP, Perl, Python, C++, PL\SQL, Transact SQL.
  • Basic proficiency with a relational database system: SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Effective verbal and writing skills; English + local language, if relevant.

If you're passionate about bringing clinical trials to life, we encourage you to apply today!

Synteract's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Synteract must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire. The Company will not sponsor applicants [to this position] for work visas.


Our mission is to serve each client with responsive and flexible services tailored to their needs, acting as an integral part of their team. It’s the way we do business. That philosophy extends to our own employees, too! We are a collaborative group, focused on helping each employee to achieve success in his or her position. Our proven mentoring and education programs are focused on providing the best possible results for our clients and employees; we are geared to help you reach the next level, whether in a linear promotional manner or cross-departmental.


A Culture for Growth

You can trust our people to share knowledge, know best practices and share our dedication to quality and responsive customer delivery. We offer competitive benefits, an open and engaging work environment, projects that matter, and a team you can believe in!


Contact Us
  • Albrechtstrabe
  • 14
  • Munich
  • DE
  • +49 89 12 66 80 0
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