Tech Lead, Clinical Data Programming (R1055216) in Strasbourg, FR at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/9/2020

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Job Description

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 has the privilege to welcome applications for a Tech Lead in Clinical Data Programming. This role is essential within our Data Sciences team based in Strasbourg, France with homeworking available. Ideally you would be an expert with Oracle and other programming languages as well as happy to be a point of contact for your clients.


Provide experienced, comprehensive and advanced technical expertise as part of a team to develop and maintain clinical systems to meet internal and external client’s needs.  Plan and coordinate database design and development for local, regional, or transnational use.  Provide leadership to the Clinical System’s department in the area of technical expertise.


  • Serve as Lead Programmer on the corporate team.
  • Plan and coordinate database design, development, implementation, maintenance, and user support of clinical systems.
  • Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with internal and external clients.
  • Program, test, and document databases in accordance with programming standards and validation procedures.
  • Program database manipulations and transfers of data for internal and external clients.
  • Mentor other team members and Lead Programmers in training and developing technical and/or database expertise.
  • Independently bring project solutions to the CDP teams and the Clinical Data Programming department.
  • Collaborate with IT in evaluating and/or developing and implementing new technologies.
  • Develop, revise, and maintain core operating procedures and working instructions with CDP 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 teams and external clients.
  • May interact with corporate team and CDM team members to negotiate timelines, responsibilities, and deliverables.


  • Clinical Data Programming:  Advanced knowledge of Oracle and/or SAS
  • Laboratory Data Programming:  Advanced knowledge of VGL and/or BizTalk and/or C# and/or .NET
  • Solid understanding of clinical drug development process
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and technical database skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Note:  This job description may be filled by the following data management roles (including but not limited to):

  • Build Programmer (Build Prog)
  • Custom Function Programmer (CF Prog)
  • Data Management Programmer (DM Programmer)
  • Data Management SAS Programmer (SAS Prog)
  • Database CRF Annotator (DB CRF Annotator)
  • Lead Programmer (Lead Prog)
  • Maintenance Programmer (Maint Prog)
  • Programmer (Prog)
  • SAS Programmer (SAS Prog)
  • Study Access Coordinator
  • Unblinded SAS Programmer


Bachelor’s degree, or educational equivalence, in computer/life science or related field with 5 years of relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1055216


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