Prog-Tester 2, Lab Data Mgmt (R1103688) in Marietta, GA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.


  • Serve as Lead Programmer or tester for database design, testing, implementation, or business reporting.
  • Plan and coordinate database design, development, and testing for regional or transnational use.
  • Ensure that databases and database extraction processes are documented in accordance with SOPs and reported in a timely fashion to support operations.
  • Provide advanced technical expertise to internal and external clients.
  • Program, test, and document databases in accordance with programming standards and validation procedures.
  • Mentor other team members in training and developing technical and/or database expertise.
  • Independently bring solutions to the Laboratory Data Management teams.
  • Collaborate with IT in evaluating and/or developing and implementing new technologies
  • Develop, revise, and maintain core operating procedures and working instructions with LDM management.
  • Meet milestones as assigned and interact with the project team to organize timelines, responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain good communications and working relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Keeps current on software development and testing knowledge and acquiring industry computer validation systems knowledge.
  • May interact with the Central Laboratories team to negotiate timelines, responsibilities, and deliverables.
  • Programming specific: •
  • Plan and coordinate database design, development, and implementation of laboratory data systems •
  • Program database manipulations and data extracts for internal and external clients. •
  • Support the creation of libraries of reusable project specific programming that can be reused.
  • Testing specific: •
  • Plan, coordinate and execute the testing plan and test cases of laboratory data systems, data extractions or business reports. •
  • Assist in the creation of test data to support test case execution and supports creation and maintenance of libraries of reusable test data sets. •
  • Review specifications and requirements for testability and verify traceability of testing to requirements. 
  • Understand and comply with core standard operating procedures and working instructions.
  • Multiple communication styles and skill to effectively broker audience specific [peers, senior team members, internal/external customers] business and interpersonal relationships that leads to positive outcomes and successful business results. •
  • Perform other duties as directed by the functional manager
  • Work performed is in accordance with ICH E6 Guideline for Good Clinical Practice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of multiple programming languages such as C, C#, SSL, VGL, SQL, and SAS
  • Solid understanding of laboratory data management systems and the clinical drug development process.
  • Strong customer-focus perspective with skill to guide customer communications and customer management.
  • Self-driven; keen attention to detail to anticipate, address and/or escalate issues, with aptitude to embrace and be conduit for change.
  • Project and task management capabilities to meet/exceed deliverables.
  • Effective problem solving skills as well as ability to proactively identifying process improvements which reduce operational costs and maintain quality.
  • Quality conscious with high degree of ethics and integrity carrying out duties in accordance to laws, regulatory standards, and with company policies and procedures.
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

Minimum Education and Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

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Job ID: R1103688