Senior Standards Developer II
JOB TITLE : SENIOR STANDARDS DEVELOPER II
CAREER LEVEL: D
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
The Senior Developer II is responsible for developing, managing and maintaining moderate/complex AZ end-to-end Clinical Analysis and Reporting Standards in their area of expertise (e.g. clinical dictionaries, and data analysis & reporting standards (SDTM, ADaM, TLFs)) with quality and timeliness, following established standards and processes. Provides technical solutions for analysis and reporting standards whilst adhering to industry and company standards methodology with quality and timeliness. This position requires high technical expertise and thorough industry knowledge to independently perform the standards tasks while using judgement about seeking guidance in complex situations. The Senior Developer II can be responsible for leading all analysis and reporting standards deliverables and as the main point of contact for clinical projects.
Develops, manages and maintains one or more Clinical Standards across complexity analysis and reporting standards (e.g. clinical dictionaries, and data analysis & reporting standards (SDTM, ADaM, TLFs))
Monitor and updates requests and/or recommends impact and possible implementation
Performs independent Quality control
Can plan and lead team activities and tasks
Leads quality of own work and oversees quality of other developers
Contribute to the development of best practices to develop, maintain and publish data standards consistently
Collaborates with and contributes to Clinical standards governance groups
Provide expert support to drug projects on AZ Clinical Standards
Assist with metric reporting on standards and requests
Can manage activities of our external Partners
Technical domain expert in specialised area of analysis and reporting standards (e.g. clinical dictionaries, and data analysis & reporting standards (SDTM, ADaM, TLFs))
Contributes to function recruitment, training and mentoring
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
BSc in Information Sciences, Mathematical, Statistical, Computer Science or Life Science or equivalent experience.
Accomplished in specialised standards development skills (eg, clinical laboratory and coding dictionaries, and data
analysis & reporting standards (SDTM, ADaM, TFLs)) or accomplished experience in Biometrics functions (eg, Programming, or Statistics)
Knowledge of MS Excel, deep attention to the details and a systematic approach to work
Good knowledge of the clinical development process
Good project management skills
Good knowledge of industry standards (eg, CDASH, SDTM, ADaM)
Superb communication skills in both written and spoken English
A clear demonstration of behaviours of truth seeking rather than success seeking
Embracing peer review
Ability to apply clinical data standards technical knowledge to problem solving
Ability to proactively manage concurrent activities within role
Understanding of programming languages (eg, SAS, R, Java, Groovy, Spotfire, C/C++, VBA/VBS, .NET, Python, Pearl)
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.