Worldwide Clinical Trials

Clinical Database Programmer - SAS Programming

Location
Nottingham, GB
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020
Ref
1243
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
SUMMARY:

To co-ordinate and perform processes associated with the configuration, maintenance and validation of databases and database systems and associated applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • To liaise with relevant staff to determine the allocation of tasks, to establish timelines, to report progress and any issues outstanding.
  • To review specifications for the set-up and modification of project specific data entry software (including edit check specifications).
  • Review validation plan for edit check and reconciliation check specifications.
  • Develop, test and run SAS programs for clinical data management. This includes programs for data validation and reconciliation checks, data listings and data transfers.
  • To configure database/eDC software (both internal and 3 rd party) for the use of DM, sponsor and sites
  • To perform testing of databases and related applications according to IT and Data Management departmental SOPs, both for initial set-up and maintenance.
  • To run database upload programs and to process any error reports.
  • To liaise with 3 rd party vendors to resolve issues, implement changes to software
  • To liaise with Sponsors or their designates on matters associated with the transfer of electronic data to or from the company, as defined by the Director, Data Management.
  • To support DM in the production and maintenance of system procedures and documentation
  • Assist with Quality Assurance and Audit requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to demonstrate a methodical and logical approach to problem solving and the ability to learn new tasks quickly.
  • Be able to work with close attention to detail
  • Be questioning about the validity of data being entered/extracted.
  • Be hardworking and efficient.
  • Possess good team working skills.
  • Key competencies in customer focus, delivering on commitments, building strong relationships, communicating and influencing, and embracing innovation and change.
  • The job holder must be computer literate and numerate with a willingness to adapt to various computer systems
  • REQUIREMENTS:
  • Be educated to degree level
  • Have experience of Data Management Systems and Software
  • An understanding of CDISC SDTM standards
  • Experience of SAS programming language


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