Jun 23, 2022

Job Description

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Serves as the primary study lead ensuring timely and quality deliverables
o Leads the effective and timely development and implementation of clinical systems for assigned studies
o Uses advanced database programming techniques to solve study specific complex validation or custom development needs
o Understand and manages study metadata to compliment data provisioning in compliance with global standards.
o Coordinates database development and conducts database testing
o Develops data models to support data review and acquisition standards.
• Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with study teams, and functional lines.
• Acts as a technical consultant ensuring appropriate development, maintenance, and use of all system capabilities such as electronic data capture, database programming, edit check programming, report programming, electronic data load, interactive response technology, electronic patient reported outcomes, metadata management and other clinical database development activities.
• Ensures that systems meet regulatory requirements, internal standards and are deployed with exceptional quality eliminating post production changes.
• Lead independently or participate in improvement initiatives and/or non-clinical projects.
• Communicate and ensure that study objectives and priorities are met according to agreed timelines, strategies, quality and scientific standards.
• Responsible for multiple studies in parallel with minimal supervision/ mentoring.
• Coordinates resources to ensure study objectives are met. Contributes to the development/updates of Clinical Systems processes and supports training on systems and processes to ensure compliance.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

• 5 years of experience in setup of clinical databases/Data Warehouse using RAVE or OC-RDC or LSH. Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate cross-functionally

• Advanced technical skills: a. Expert knowledge of EDC - Medidata RAVE preferred b. Excellent understanding of relational databases c. Microsoft Office Suite d. Knowledge of other programming languages such as SQL, PL/SQL, VBscript, SAS, C# or Java preferred e. Experience in Custom Functions is an added advantage.

• Demonstrated ability to consistently produce detailed, high quality deliverables in a team environment. Excellent problem-solving, project management negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Good understanding of Drug Development Process, ICH-GCP and Health Authority Guidelines & Regulations.
• Ability to mentor within Clinical Sytems and cross functionally, and coordinate internal and external training.
• Ability to effectively lead and contribute to initiatives requiring Clinical Database acquisition tools and design expertise.
• Excellent planning, resource and project management skills.Working knowledge of relevant industry standards including CDASH and SDTM is preferred


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We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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Global Drug Development
Hyderabad, AP
Research & Development
Full Time
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Senior Clinical Database Developer

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