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Principal Clinical Database Programmer

Job ID 76514BR Mexico - Any Region - Home Based
The clinical database programming group at Parexel develops and programs the Electronic Data Capture (EDC) database for phase I – IV clinical trials. We are a global team that works with market leading EDC systems. The Principal eClinical Database programmer is responsible for leading activities related to the database design and overall quality of the database. This role at Parexel will support all phases of studies in a wide range of therapeutic areas.

Bring your technical expertise to Parexel for the conduct of clinical trials where you will work with minimal supervision to lead various programming activities related to clinical systems, and/or the applications/systems within eClinical technologies. General areas of responsibility also include: eCRF design, edit check programming, edit check validation and integration of third party systems with the EDC databases. Further, the Principal Database Programmer will monitor quality, timelines, resource allocation, and productivity in relation to budgets. In addition, the Principal Database Programmer can fill the Database Primary (late phase) or Technical Lead role on projects; liaise with sponsors, Data Management Leads and other functional areas as required. All tasks should be performed in accordance to corporate quality standards, SOPs/Work Instructions/Guidelines, ICH-GCP and/or other international regulatory requirements.


  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to Lead and function in an evolving technical environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work together with a team (including international teams as required) as well as independently.
  • Work effectively in a quality-focused environment.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills, ability to manage competing priorities, and be flexible to change.
  • Business/Operational skills that include customer focus, commitment to quality management and problem solving.
  • Work effectively in a quality-focused environment.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • Proficiency in at least one programming environment (e.g., SAS, CDMS, EDC, SQL, VB, Java)
  • 5+ years of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) experience required
  • Working knowledge of Medidata Rave preferred
  • Industry experience (CRO or Pharma) required
  • Bachelor's degree required

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