Database Programmer II - Medidata Rave
Dallas, TX

$50 - $55 an hour

Database position working with clinical trials data systems under general supervision. Provides technical
leadership for some or all of the following activities: Designs and implements global library and study
specific setup for clinical trials applications; develops and validates data checks; provides first-line enduser
support/problem solving; provides support for application validation activities.

  • Serves as Technical Lead on Study specific database design / build activities adhering to the timelines established by the project team and indicated by the contract.
  • Reviews designs for compliance/feasibility within the database system and consistency with any current standards and/or sponsor specification and meets with study teams on a regular basis during initial study setup to ensure effective communication and accuracy in design
  • Develops and validates data checks and performs core setup and supports processes for various peripheral systems
  • Coordinates the activities of other Database Programmers that might assist in building studies to ensure all jobs are carried out and timelines are met.
  • Updates annotations and production databases where required based on protocol amendments or other changes to trial designs within timelines as agreed with project team
  • Provides basic technical support / consultancy and end-user support
  • Works with IT in troubleshooting, reporting and resolving system issues
Minimum Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, biology or other
health related field or equivalent experience that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to
perform the job.
Minimum of 2 years experience in a clinical trials environment or similar field
Minimum of 1 years experience with Oracle or similar applications in a programming or
administration capacity. OC/RDC experience preferred.
Minimum of 1 year experience with Medidata Rave and/or Rave certification

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to
manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.
Good computer skills
Knowledge of relational database systems (RDBMS) and structure

Experience in Oracle and with Oracle tools or similar, with working knowledge of SQL and/or
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience in identification and resolution of technical problems in a professional
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and client’s proprietary data
Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of GCPs and applicable SOPs
Demonstrated positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and the ability to work well with