• Database Programmer 1 (Lenexa, Kansas)

    Job Locations (All) | US-KS-Lenexa
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/8/2019 8:02 AM)
  • Overview

    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 creation 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
    • 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 create annotated CRFs
    • 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


    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. 
    • Experience in Oracle Clinical and/or Medidata Rave desired, but not required. 
    • Database and SAS programming experience required.
    • Demonstrated ability to succesfully interact with internal clients and related department/functions required.
    • Experience with clinical trials or the pharmaceutical industry desired, but not required.
    • Knowledge of data structure standards (CDASH, SDTM) desired.
    • Experience with industry standard clinical data management systems preferred, but not required. 
    • Experience with PL/SQL development tool preferred. 
    • Experience as primary representative of clinical data management project team preferred, but not required. 
    • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

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


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