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Programmer-Tester 2, Laboratory Data Management - (1803886) in Bangalore, IN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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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.


Comprehensive technical expertise in team environment responsible for development and maintenance of Laboratory Data Management (LDM) systems or the development of extraction tools from laboratory data management systems to meet internal and external client’s needs.


 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.

 Provide technical expertise to the Laboratory Data Management programming and testing team.

 Ensure that databases and database extraction processes are documented in accordance with SOPs and reported in a timely fashion to support operations.

 Provide 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.

 May assist IT in evaluating and/or developing and implementing new technologies

 May assist in developing, revising, and maintaining core operating procedures and working instructions with LDM management.

 Meet assigned milestones 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 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.

 Supports the creation of libraries of reusable project specific programming that can be reused.

 Testing Specific:

 Plan and coordinate the testing plan and test cases of laboratory data systems, data extractions or business reports

 Assists in the creation of test data to support test case execution and supports creation and maintenance of libraries of reusable test data sets.

 Reviews specifications and requirements for testability and very 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.


 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.

 Computer proficiency including word processing, spreadsheet and Power Point applications.

 Good understanding of medical, clinical research, and Lab Data Management process and terminology.

 Knowledge on elicitation of the data requirements and authoring specifications.

 Knowledge on various regulatory requirements such as FDA, ICH, ISO HL7, and GLP (Good Laboratory Practices).

Job Requirements


 Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalence in computer/life science or related field with 3 years of relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


 Extensive use of telephone, computer aided, and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech and clear articulation and idea formation.

 Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

 Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

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: 1803886