Ref #: 28491

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Europe,

Posted: 16-Apr-2021


Job Title: Senior, Principal RAVE Programmers - Multiple
Duration: Fulltime Permanent
Location: UK, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, South Africa (other countries in Europe can be considered on a case to case basis).

Position Summary

• Develop and maintain trial specific Medidata Rave Databases, including eCRF’s, edit Checks and Custom Functions using relevant programming languages (SQL, PL/SQL, C #), of various levels of complexity for Phase I-IV independently


• Participate in study specific database set-up in Rave.
• Review database specification documents created by study teams, such as CRF specifications and Data Validation specifications.
• Build clinical study database CRF database screens per CRF/database specifications provided by the study team.
• Create/Program edit checks, special action and derivations as per a Data validation specification.
• Ensure non -eCRF technologies for data capture (e.g., ePRO, safety reporting, coding, IWRS) are deployed as per requirements, including integrations with other systems, platforms or reporting environments with timelines for consumable data outlined.
• Work closely with centralized CDMS Validation group to ensure all programming issues are resolved in a timely manner.
• Complete study database updates as specified per Change Request documents and procedures.
• Trouble-shoot, solve study-building issues, and edit check-programming issues.
• Configure and program additional system features, as required.
• Create advanced CDMS custom programs as per Data Validation specification, as required.

Experience & Education Requirements:

• University or college degree in Life Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Medical Informatics or equivalent degree
• At least 5 years’ experience (5 years for Senior level role and 7+ years for Principal level) in clinical database programming, setup of clinical databases and CRF design Edit Checks, CF and Migration, gained in the pharmaceutical industry, CRO or Life science related industry as well as the following:
• Experience in Medidata Rave
• Strong knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, C#
• Knowledge of clinical data management systems and or relational databases as applied to clinical trials
• Understanding of the implementation of CDISC Standards