Clinical Programmer II, Data Management
JOB TITLE: Clinical Programmer II, Data Management
CAREER LEVEL: C
Leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives
Do you have expertise in, and passion for, information technology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the IT strategy in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.
ABOUT OUR IT TEAM
It’s a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new technologies in hackathons, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way. Diverse minds that work cross- functionally and broadly together.
About the role
Clinical Programmer II is primarily responsible for providing support to activities related to programming and validation of data cleaning and review listings for ongoing clinical studies with moderate scope and medium complexity. Clinical Programmer will act as a contributor in cross-functional initiatives. This role works under the general direction and support of an experienced programmer.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to) design, development, implementation and validation of programs created in SAS/Python/R or dashboard applications, to process, analyze and report clinical trial data for review by clinical study teams
Works within established frameworks and ensures high quality is built into own deliverables
Works independently for well-defined scope of work
Under guidance, creates catalogue of reports to aid data cleaning activities with moderate scope and medium complexity, but not limited to:
Automate manual checks
Automate reconciliation and program edit checks for TPV data to ensure quality
Create tools and repository to minimize data errors at source for collection of lab reference ranges
Program reports to identify missing pages and also detect errors at Subject level
Create reports to measure metrics that can help assess data cleaning status
Create visualizations and dashboards to identify discrepancies in EDC and TPV data
Maintain created catalogue of reports and perform updates based on ongoing changes to requirements
Provide support as required to ensure availability and performance of developed reports and dashboards for both external and internal users
Responsible for completion of documentation associated with programming tasks (e.g. peer review, report specifications etc.) in compliance with applicable SOPs
Proactively keeps the lead programmers updated on progress of deliveries
Contribute to implementation of cross-functional projects that are part of clinical programming roadmap.
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, life science or statistics
Intermediate programming skills in SAS/Python/R or dashboard applications
Basic knowledge of clinical development process.
Knowledge of industry standards
Basic knowledge of FDA regulations and GCP/ICH guidelines as related to clinical programming processes.
Key Relationships to reach solutions
Internal (to AZ or team)
Senior/Principal Clinical Programmers
WHY JOIN US?
We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering premier technology and data solutions.
We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. Put simply, it’s because we make a significant impact. Everything we do matters.
SO, WHAT’S NEXT?
Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.