Principal Programmer

Your Responsibilities:
• Contribute to the technical strategy and delivery for global clinical project levels. Includes working with representatives from multiple project teams, including clinical data standards, statistics and programming, and laboratory staff.
• Provide technical input to protocol and other plans at the development phase of a study
• Coach and mentor colleagues with advanced programming tasks.
• Provide input to the development of data capture tools for a clinical study
• Ensures data programming procedure are of the highest quality and are audit ready
• Lead role in the management of the data vendor deliverables and performance.
• Subject Matter Expert for the Data Quality Community bringing programming expertise, which would include expert input into to and the development, implementation and communication of programming control documents.
• Oversees CDISC/SDTM conversions with both internal and external partners.

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.

The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree or higher in mathematics, statistics, computer science or related discipline.

Preferred qualifications:
• Knowledge of multiple programming languages - including PL/SQL, SAS, Python, C#
• Experience working in database systems and environments, including Oracle and Unix
• Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to explain complex technical principles to non-technical staff.

In addition to the supporting the oversight and acquisition of data, key accountabilities will also include the development of validated programs that support the collection, extraction and integration of clinical data for GSK's Cambridge based clinical pharmacology unit (CUC), oversight of SDTM deliverables from CROs, and day-to-day technical programming support for clinical project teams.

Why GSK?:
GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. An opportunity has arisen in within the Clinical Data Acquisition and Delivery group to support the Clinical Pharmacology domain. We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative individual to join our team, who will provide programming support and drive the technical strategies for clinical studies.

Contact information:
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