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13 Jan 2021

Full-Time Senior Clinical Programmer

KGTiger – Posted by Vishnu MK Anywhere

Job Description

Job Overview:  

The Senior Clinical Programmer (CP-Sr) supports clinical programming services. The CP-Sr creates, deploys, and maintains clinical databases and provides support to the study team as needed.  The CP-Sr provides technical and functional expertise in EDC and IRT systems, and where appropriate, mentors and supports other staff and peers on clinical databases.  Additionally, this role may provide input into protocols, budgets, contracts, and resource allocation at the request of the Clinical Programming leaders.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The specific job duties of a Senior Clinical Programmer may include but are not limited to:

  • Design, manage, and maintain the clinical study database in keeping with the protocols and amendments, standard operating procedures (SOPs), good clinical practices (GCP), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Review system specifications and Data Validation Plan (DVP) and perform programming and configuration activities for assigned projects
  • Participate in release to production activities
  • Develop and implement validation procedures for clinical studies and their appropriate tests and documentation.
  • Generate listings for manual data review
  • Contributing to the Data Management Plan (DMP)
  • Communicate progress on programming milestones to management and other stakeholders
  • Identify and communicate problems and propose solutions regarding possible data quality issues
  • Deliver milestones in a timely fashion for assigned projects
  • Provide input to protocol writing and forms design process
  • Provide input to contract department
  • Coordinate clinical programming resources and activities together with group heads
  • Coordinate the activities of other Clinical Programmers providing support as necessary
  • Support less experienced Clinical Programmers
  • Identify process, standards, or system enhancements and contribute to their continuous improvement
  • Perform other tasks that are related to clinical programming, data analysis and reporting as assigned
  • Oversee the project including leading the project team, communication with the client, ensuring adherence to timelines and budget responsibility, if assigned the Project Manager role for a project where no clinical Project Manager is assigned
  • Supervision of more junior Clinical Programmers within the assigned projects.

Supervisory Responsibilities

No supervisory responsibilities 

Job Requirements: 

  • Education
    • Scientific, Informatics, Mathematics or Medical Documentation degree


  • Experience
    • At least 4 years of experience in design and deployment of clinical databases
    • C#, SQL, and/or custom function programming (preferred)
    • Medidata and/or Medrio configuration (preferred)
    • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry and data standards (preferred)
  • Regular use of MS-Office, revision control system (e.g. Subversion), and issue tracking software (e.g. JIRA)


Proficiency in MS-Office applications

Good problem solving abilities (technical, interpersonal, decision making)

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Good command of the English language

Well organized and structured way of working

Devoted to high quality work and sound understanding of documentation needs

Ability to work in a team

Good working knowledge of database programming (e.g. Access, SQL, PL/SQL, XML)

Good understanding of medical and laboratory terminology

Good time management skills

Delegation skills (both upwards and downwards)



Ability to work remotely as applicable

High level of working time flexibility to adjust to project flows

Job Categories: Medical Coder Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 37 days.

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