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12 hours ago
Database Programmer- Oracle Clinical


Database Programmer

Location – Lenexa, KS



Creates and maintains database infrastructure for the collection of clinical data according to PRA and/or client Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This includes the design, implementation and validation of databases, edit checks, import/export of external data, and knowledge of SDTM deliverables.







  • Perform billable work in accordance with PRA’s policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to provide consistent high quality deliverables
  • Familiarity with the study protocol
  • Define databases and data entry screens for clinical trials
  • Program edit checks for clinical databases based on the Data Validation Plan
  • May create paper source documents for clinical trials, including label
  • Import non-case report form (CRF) data into the clinical database as described in the Data Transfer Agreement and/or SOPs
  • Reconcile non-CRF data with data from the CRF
  • Create appropriate sections in the Data Transfer Agreements
  • Review and approve database definitions for clinical databases and edit checks
  • May assist in the creation and QC of conversion programs
  • May create annotated CRFs
  • May create SDTM define.xml
  • Assists in the locking of study databases (import external data, extraction of final data from database)
  • Assist in the training of junior Database Programmers
  • May attend sponsor meetings, as required
  • May assist in communication with vendors as it relates to data imports 

Must Have:

  1. Must be an in office employee (or at least 4 days in office)
  2. Must have at least 2 years of Oracle Clinical Programming from CRO or Pharma


Willing to Consider:

  1. Remote if 5 or more years Oracle Clinical programming from CRO or Pharma
    • Top notch communicator over the phone
    • Willing to come to the office for 1 week training (initial)
    • Willing to come to the office 3-4 days every 3 months




  • Read, write and speak English; fluent in host country language required.
  • Minimum of two years industry related database programming experience required
  • Minimum of two years of experience with Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, and/or SAS required
  • Experience with clinical trials or the pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of data structure standards (CDASH, SDTM) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with internal clients and related department/functions.
  • Knowledge with programming in SAS and working with EXACT preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree in a quantitative or scientific field, or its international equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Programming on Oracle Clinical preferred
  • Experience with industry standard clinical data management systems preferred
  • Experience as primary representative of clinical data management project team preferred


  • PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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