SAS Programmer - Data Exports (Laboratory Clinical Data Analyst) - Future Opportunities (Atlanta, GA) - (1626270) in Atlanta, GA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.

Description

We are always looking for new talent to join Q2 Solutions. To be considered for a future Laboratory Clinical Data Analyst position, submit your resume. If your qualifications, experience, and skill sets align with the position requirements, one of our recruiters will connect with you.
 
PURPOSE
Serve as primary point of contact for regional and global studies or serve in a leadership role to a specific DM Task.  Provides clinical lab data expertise as part of a team to develop and maintain Laboratory Data Management (LDM) for the studies awarded to Q2 laboratory and meets the external client data reporting needs.  Uses multiple approaches or technologies to solve a problem within established standards and procedures.  Understand and comply with core standard operating procedures and working instructions
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage delivery of projects through full data management study life-cycle; manage project timelines and quality issues, and identify and justify out-of-scope. Serve as a Laboratory Data Analyst for a number of global and sometimes regional studies or serve in a leadership role to a specific DM Task.
  • Interact with internal and external team members to negotiate timelines and responsibilities and to help resolve issues dealing with clinical trials database.
  • Ensure service and quality meet agreed upon timelines and deliverables in data transmission agreements; Ensure quality checks performed on data files before transmission and obtain peer-review where required.
  • Determine and set up data requirements and specifications per project needs as requested by the Client Data Manager within the core standard operating procedures and working instructions.  Develop simple to moderately complex applications within scope of assignment.
  • Participates in the design, development, testing, documentation, and maintenance of computer programs for implementing data transmittal processes and department support processes
  • Identification of the database set up and programming gaps and solves issues through using the global issue escalation/communication policy.
  • Ensure all specification and design documentation are filed and stored according to company policy.
  • Understand and verify error logs generated by the LIMS Data Transmission creation programs and communicate to the programming/support team to resolve any issues in the data transmission.
  • Create and record all evidence of the data transmission process from data file definition to closure of study.
  • Ensure the internal and external customer queries are timely addressed and resolved effectively.
  • Perform comprehensive quality control procedures.
  • Participate in direct negotiations with customer relative to project details, e.g., timelines, financial, process, resources.
  • May train junior Data Analyst staff, as required.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the functional manager

Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Good customer-focus perspective with skill to guide customer communications and customer management
  • Strong attention to detail to anticipate, address and/or escalate issues, with aptitude to embrace and be conduit for change
  • Good project and task management capabilities and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • 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
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems (user-level skills), Microsoft Office applications
  • Good understanding of medical, clinical research, and Lab Data Management process and terminology
  • Working knowledge on various regulatory requirements such as FDA, ICH, ISO HL7, and GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) 
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalence in computer, life sciences or a related field, or a related field with 3 year of relevant work experience including SAS programming experience or combination of computing qualification and professional experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Basic experience with SQL (various types); beginner Visual Basic programming and/or Microsoft Access programming experience and/or administration highly preferred. 
  • SAS Programming highly preferred
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS          
  • 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. 
 
EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
 
 

Job ID: 1626270