Senior, Principal RAVE Programmer

Docs Global (Continental Europe)
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Information Technology, Programming
Full Time
Contract Type
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Title: Senior, Principal RAVE Programmers
Duration: Full time Permanent
Location: UK or Europe

Position Summary

• Develop and maintain trial specific Medidata Rave Databases, including eCRF's, edit Checks and Custom Functions using relevant programming languages (SQL, PL/SQL, C #), of various levels of complexity for Phase I-IV independently


• Participate in study specific database set-up in Rave.
• Review database specification documents created by study teams, such as CRF specifications and Data Validation specifications.
• Build clinical study database CRF database screens per CRF/database specifications provided by the study team.
• Create/Program edit checks, special action and derivations as per a Data validation specification.
• Ensure non -eCRF technologies for data capture (e.g., ePRO, safety reporting, coding, IWRS) are deployed as per requirements, including integrations with other systems, platforms or reporting environments with timelines for consumable data outlined.
• Work closely with centralized CDMS Validation group to ensure all programming issues are resolved in a timely manner.
• Complete study database updates as specified per Change Request documents and procedures.
• Trouble-shoot, solve study-building issues, and edit check-programming issues.
• Configure and program additional system features, as required.
• Create advanced CDMS custom programs as per Data Validation specification, as required.

Experience & Education Requirements:

• University or college degree in Life Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Medical Informatics or equivalent degree
• At least 5 years' experience (5 years for Senior level role and 7+ years for Principal level) in clinical database programming, setup of clinical databases and CRF design Edit Checks, CF and Migration, gained in the pharmaceutical industry, CRO or Life science related industry as well as the following:
• Experience in Medidata Rave
• Strong knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, C#
• Knowledge of clinical data management systems and or relational databases as applied to clinical trials
• Understanding of the implementation of CDISC Standards


DOCS provides global strategic resourcing and FSP services to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1997, DOCS has grown to become the premier resourcing provider for the clinical development industry. 


Our Values

At DOCS, we are driven by our core values that guide our culture and support our goal to become a Trusted Partner. Our five core values are:

OUR PEOPLE: We attract, source, develop and retain the best talent to enables us provide world-class people and solutions for our clients.

EXCELLENCE: We never stop looking for new, better ways of working.

ACCOUNTABILITY: We take responsibility for our actions, owning our client’s problems and proactively looking for solutions.

INTEGRITY: Becoming a trusted partner means being honest, respectful and ethically sound, at all times.

OPENNESS: We encourage and facilitate an open and inclusive environment for a diverse global network of employees and stakeholders.

Contact Us
  • 2 Globeside
  • Globeside Business Park
  • SL7 1HZ
  • United Kingdom
  • +44 (0) 2380 688500
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