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Standards Engineer

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Primary Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom Additonal Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands,NLD; Antwerp, Belgium,BEL; Athens, Greece,GRC; Berlin, Germany,DEU; Bratislava, Slovakia,SVK; Bucharest, Romania,ROU; Budapest, Hungary,HUN; Dublin, Ireland,IRL; Gothenburg, Sweden,SWE; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Oeiras, Portugal,PRT; Paris, France,FRA; Prague, Czech Republic,CZE; Rome, Italy,ITA; Tallinn, Estonia,EST; Vienna, Austria,AUT; Warsaw, Poland,POL; Zagreb, Croatia,HRV Full time R1294893

Job description


Home based

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the development of the end to end design of client standards and study specifications that align to the CDISC standards and regulatory agency guidance’s. This position provides this guidance and training to clients of IQVIA.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Support clients and IQVIA as an authority in the use of CDISC Standards through communication, training, and mentorship.

  • Partner with project statisticians and programming teams to develop global tools to support project programming needs in the use of CDISC Standards

  • Lead the implementation of productivity tools for IQVIA and clients which improve compliance and timeliness of deliverables to clients.

  • Provide training and mentorship for the use of technology and systems, such as metadata repositories, to support IQVIA and client’s in their use.

  • Assures that work delivered to clients meet minimum submission requirements as defined by FDA Guidance Documents and other regulatory guidance.

  • Guide clients in their use of CDISC standards through governance teams.

  • Monitors regulatory authority and standards organization sites for updates and informs IQVIA leadership of updates.

  • Work on other IQVIA initiatives as a CDISC representative.

  • Interact with various CDISC sanctioned teams in the development of standards.

  • Represent IQVIA in the industry as a leader in the use of Standards and Automation

  • Support leadership in the development of processes and tools which enable CDISC compliance.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, statistics, or a related area

  • Experience with CDISC Standards, specifically SDTM and ADaM

  • Experience on an industry team involved in standards such as CDISC, HL7, or Transcelerate.

  • Strong communication skills

  • 10 years SAS programming experience or other related programming language experience preferred. Knowledge of macro or subroutine development is expected.

  • Knowledge and experience in two or more programming languages such as SAS, R, Python, Julia, C#, Java, or other language

  • Relevant statistical programming experience with pharmaceutical clinical trial data preferred

  • Experience in mentoring and developing others in the use of CDISC standards

  • Experience in submissions to regulatory authority preferred

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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