Sr Clinical Science Data Analyst, Oncology (Home-Based) - IQVIA Biotech (R1090425) in Morrisville, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

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IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA Biotech is now hiring for a Sr Clinical Science Data Analyst for a home -based opening.


Within the Clinical Science Department, this individual will perform project-specific system setup and testing, data analytics, reporting and script development/execution in support of Clinical Science programming and other project team efforts.


Data Visualization Development:

  • Review protocol and clinical data file (CDF) specifications in preparation for Data Visualization (DV) specification development.
  • Map DV variables from the annotated Case Report Form to the specifications document.
  • Set up project-specific DV system, including standard and custom views.
  • Interact with the DV programming team to ensure timely programming and DV system launch.
  • Oversee scheduled and ad-hoc data transfers in conjunction with SAS data programming and data management team.

Other Reporting Development:

  • For those studies where contracted (Quarterly Safety Reporting), perform quarterly aggregate-level review of data, to identify trends and areas of concern for data quality as directed by the Clinical Scientist.
  • Assist the Clinical Scientist in developing scripts and tools to facilitate the processes and work flow for the Clinical Science Department.
  • Possibility of managing, mentoring and providing guidance to other team members.
  • Perform scheduled and ad-hoc administrative tasks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of programming and validation methods, and software development cycle.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with relational databases, reporting, or data mining.
  • Knowledge of SQL, knowledge or exposure to SAS/Base programming.
  • Experience with MS Office tools such as MS Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Knowledge of clinical research process and methodology.
  • Understanding of current GCP, ICH, and FDA guidelines and regulations applicable to conduct of clinical research.
  • Ability to plan long-range needs while assuming responsibility for daily details with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work creatively and independently to carry out assignments of a complex nature.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with other professional staff members.
  • Excellent organizational and program documentation skills, highly detail-oriented.
  • Ability to learn new programming languages, new technology, and new tools that will facilitate the clinical trial process.


  • Very little physical effort required to perform normal job duties (unless otherwise indicated).


  • Bachelor’s degree in life/analytical sciences (i.e., computer science, mathematics or related field), plus 4 years of work experience in a clinical research environment (pharmaceutical, biotechnology or contract research organization) which includes data management, programming and validation methods and the software development cycle.
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

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Job ID: R1090425