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Sr. EDC Programmer (Office or Home-Based) - Novella Clinical (R1055272) in Morrisville, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Program and test Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems for the purpose of conducting clinical trials.  Coordinate tasks and resource allocation for a given project under the supervision of a Principal EDC Programmer or the Manager of Project Programming.


  • Work with a Principal EDC Programmer or the Manager of Project Programming to coordinate programming group tasks and resources during EDC system development
  • Maintain the Programming Master Plan for any assigned projects
  • Maintain and administer the source code repository for any assigned projects
  • Work with a Principal EDC Programmer or the Manager of Project Programming to insure that budget constraints are being adhered to for any assigned projects
  • Work with Data Management resources to design EDC systems that are user-friendly and adhere to departmental standards & best practices
  • Mentor other Programming and Data Operations staff members, and provide code reviews as needed for other team members
  • Investigate potential system bugs, recommend solutions as appropriate, and provide documentation to management and project teams as needed
  • Perform same duties as described for EDC Programmer


  • 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 help supervise resources and plan long-range tasks for EDC development.
  • Ability to train other project programming staff as needed.
  • Ability to manage software releases and report software issues to EDC vendor.
  • Ability to program electronic case report forms (eCRF’s) and edit checks within an EDC system.
  • Experience using Visual Basic / VB Script, SQL (preferably Oracle), HTML, and XML.
  • 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.
  • Ability to learn new programming languages, technology, and tools that will facilitate the clinical trial process.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in programming; or Associate’s in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in programming; or high school diploma (or equivalent) with 7 years of work experience in programming; or equivalent combination of experience and knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.


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

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1055272