Clinical Programmer (Medidata Rave, SDTM, CDISC) - Pharma/Healthcare
Posted on Mar 14, 2020 by NextLink Solutions
Are you looking for an interesting and challenging opportunity in Switzerland?
NextLink is looking for a Clinical Programmer (Medidata Rave, SDTM, CDISC) - Pharma/Healthcare industry to work in Basel, Switzerland for a 1 year contract(possible extension) for a multinational client.
NextLink Solution, a Swiss IT Consultancy Company that has been providing both IT services and IT staffing to major customers for the past 20 years, has an excellent opportunity that can take your career to the next level.
Job Title: Clinical Programmer
Start date: 01.05.2020
End date: 1 year (possible extension)
location: Basel, Switzerland
Remote/Home Office: max. 1 day per week
Must Have Skills:
2-4y+ of experience working in a similar position in Pharma/Healthcare sector
Hands-on programming skills in Medidata Rave including C-sharp
Proven experience working with non-CRF/Vendor data
Experience with R, Spotfire, Python
Experience with SDTM implementation and CDISC standards; ideally including CDISC compliant filing, eSubmission support
Able to manage multiple requests and priorities.
Good understanding of molecule and disease area strategies, healthcare environments, as well as strong scientific and technical expertise.
Experience in enterprise level operating systems and familiarity with databases (Relational Database Management System, RDBMS).
Experience producing interactive outputs (eg Shiny, Tableau).
Experience with standardized terminologies such as MedDRA and WHODrug
Demonstrated strong collaboration and excellent communication skills - both written and oral (proficiency in English required). German Preferred.
Nice to have skills:
Some experience with advanced analytics approaches (eg machine learning, AI).
Experience with tools related to technologies required to undertake analyses on large data sources or with computationally intensive steps (SQL, parallelization, Hadoop, Spark, etc.).
BSc or MSc in Life Sciences, Data/Computer Science, Bioinformatics
Tasks & Responsibilities:
STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT: Proactively engage with stakeholders across the business to understand their needs and influence their understanding of decisions made in our function. Inform stakeholders of status of key deliverables and act on changing milestones.
VENDOR MANAGEMENT: Partner with relevant functions for external data vendor selection and management. Oversee development of data transfer agreements with vendors ensuring use of standards, fit-for-purpose data models and transfer intervals.
DATA COLLECTION AND ACQUISITION: Act as experts for data collection, advising teams and stakeholders on best practices and proposing innovative solutions. Ensure a high quality of data and compliance with applicable pharma industry regulations and standards.
PROVIDE DATA SOLUTIONS: Stay current with and adopt emergent data collection, data management, visualisation and provision tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches. Deliver on solutions as needed.
DATA CURATION: Organization and integration of data collected from various sources. Maintain value of data through application of FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) principles.
SUPPORT ANALYSES: Partner with stakeholders to understand their data insight needs and offer Data Management solutions. Demonstrate a strong understanding of the data flow from collection through to analysis and filing.
FUNCTIONAL EXCELLENCE: Collaborate and contribute to functional/cross-functional initiatives or goals to promote new ways of working, including emerging technologies. Enable broader and more effective use of data to support the business.
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT: Offer guidance and advice to peers within the function, to key stakeholders and to FSPs, CRO and collaborative groups on technical solutions to ensure high quality data collection and delivery. Deliver on solutions as needed.