Database Programmer 2

PRA Health Sciences   •  

Lenexa, KS

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 39 days ago


Creates and maintains database infrastructure for the collection of clinical data according to PRA and/or client Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This includes the design, implementation and validation of databases, edit checks, import/export of external data, and creation of SDTM deliverables.


  • Perform billable work in accordance with PRA’s policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to provide consistent high quality deliverables
  • Familiarity with the study protocol
  • Define databases and data entry screens for clinical trials
  • Program edit checks for clinical databases based on the Data Validation Plan
  • Import non-case report form (CRF) data into the clinical database as described in the Data Transfer Agreement and/or SOPs
  • Reconcile non-CRF data with data from the CRF
  • Create appropriate sections in the Data Transfer Agreements
  • Review and approve database definitions for clinical databases and edit checks
  • May create annotated CRFs
  • Assists in the locking of study databases (import external data, extraction of final data from database)
  • Assist in the training of junior Database Programmers
  • May attend sponsor meetings, as required
  • May assist in communication with vendors as it relates to data imports


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative or scientific field, or its international equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of two years industry related database programming experience required.
  • Minimum of two years experience with Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, and/or SAS required.
  • Experience with clinical trials or the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of data structure standards (CDASH, SDTM).
  • Demonstrated ability to succesfully interact with internal clients and related department/functions.
  • Experience with programming in SAS and working with EXACT.
  • Experience in Oracle Clinical and/or Medidata Rave.
  • Experience with industry standard clinical data management systems preferred.
  • Experience with PL/SQL development tool preferred.
  • Experience as primary representative of clinical data management project team preferred.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

  • ID 2018-50051