Database Programmer – PPD Pharmaceutical Development India Private Limited – Bangalore

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Job Description
Database position working with clinical trials data systems under general supervision. Designs and implements global library and study specific setup for clinical trials applications; develops and validates data checks; provides first-line end-user support/problem solving; provides support for application validation activities

Functions and Responsibilities:
Participates in Study specific database design / build activities
Reviews designs for compliance/feasibility within the database system and
consistency with any current standards and/or sponsor specifications. Seeks input and guidance from Technical leads and managers when necessary.
Meets with study teams on a regular basis during initial study setup to ensure
effective communication and accuracy in design
Under supervision and guidance from Technical Operations leads and managers,
designs, annotates and builds databases and develops/validates data checks within the timelines established by the team and indicated by the contract.
Updates annotations and production databases where required based on protocol amendments or other changes to trial designs within a reasonable time period.
Performs core setup and supports processes for various peripheral systems
Understands and follows departments working practice documents and SOPs, and contributes to their development as needed.
Understand and follows appropriate corporate SOPs.
Provides general support to Technical Operations Department
Participates in Study specific database design / build activities
Reviews designs for compliance/feasibility within the database system and
consistency with any current standards and/or sponsor specifications. Seeks input and guidance from Technical leads and managers when necessary.
Meets with study teams on a regular basis during initial study setup to ensure
effective communication and accuracy in design
Under supervision and guidance from Technical Operations leads and managers, designs, annotates and builds databases and develops/validates data checks within the timelines established by the team and indicated by the contract.
Updates annotations and production databases where required based on protocol amendments or other changes to trial designs within a reasonable time period.
Performs core setup and supports processes for various peripheral systems
Understands and follows departments working practice documents and SOPs, and contributes to their development as needed.
Understands and follows appropriate corporate SOPs.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, biology or other health related field or equivalent experience that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the job.
4-7years of experience with data collection or analysis, or working with relational databases in a clinical research or clinical drug development environment
Rave Programming with Custom Function experience, edit check.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.
Good computer skills
Knowledge of relational database systems (RDBMS) and structure
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and clients proprietary data
Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of GCPs and applicable SOPs
Positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and the ability to work well with others.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Medical / Healthcare / Hospitals
Functional Area: Medical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology
Role Category: R&D
Role: Research Scientist
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time

Keyskills:

Clinical Trials Clinical Data Rave Biostatistics Database Design Technical Operations Verbal Communication Data Collection Rave Programming

Desired Candidate Profile

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Company Profile

PPD Pharmaceutical Development India Private Limit
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 46 countries and more than 15,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health. For more information, visit www.ppdi.com