Principal Database Programmer (UK, Spain, Romania, Poland, Ireland)
Parexel International Corporation
United Kingdom - Any Region - Home Based
The Principal Database Programmer will be recognized as a subject matter expert, providing technical support and expert advice to internal and external sponsors. In addition, the Principal Database Programmer can fill the Database Primary (late phase) or Technical Lead role on projects; liaise with sponsors, Data Management Leads and other functional areas as required. General areas of responsibility also include eCRF design, edit check programming and integration of third-party systems with the EDC databases. Further, the Principal Database Programmer will monitor quality, timelines, resource allocation, and productivity in relation to budgets. All tasks should be performed in accordance to corporate quality standards, SOPs/Work Instructions/Guidelines, ICH-GCP and/or other international regulatory requirements. Knowledge of SOPs/Guidelines/Work Instructions/System Life Cycle methodologies, ICHGCP and any other applicable local and international regulations such as 21 CFR Part 11 and proven practical application.
QualificationsIdeal candidate will possess:Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant science disciplineExcellent English written and oral communication skills.Proficiency in at least one programming environment (e.g., SAS, CDMS, EDC, SQL, VB, Java).Experience working with at least one system used within the Clinical Trial process (e.g.SAS, CDMS, EDC (Inform, RAVE, DataLabs), CTMS, Medical Safety Reporting).Relevant Clinical Trial industry experience.Demonstrate ability to learn new systems and function in an evolving technical environment.Ability to work together with a team (including international teams as required) as well as independently.Demonstrate strong organizational skills, ability to manage competing priorities, and be flexible to change.Business/Operational skills that include customer focus, commitment to quality management.Good business awareness/business development skills (including financial awareness).Work effectively in a quality-focused environment.Strong leadership ability.Ability to create, maintain and define strategies to improve the efficiency of running a clinical trial.Demonstrate commitment to refine quality processes.