Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Technical Lead - Clinical Data Reporting and Analytics

Location
Hopewell, NJ, US
Posted
Apr 12, 2018
Ref
R1121219
Discipline
Clinical, Clinical Data
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
This is a Wallingford role that will be located in Central New Jersey.

Provide technical expertise to Clinical Data Reporting and Analytic leads to identify "fit for purpose" reporting solutions. Translate data review and cleaning edit check and reporting requirements to formal specifications for developers and Global Librarians (internal and external). Validate/test output insuring accurate/expected results. Provide oversight to programmers/report developers. Ensure timely delivery of high quality reporting solutions. Serve as SME for reporting and analytic tools with the user community (formal/informal training, coaching, support). Interface with technical support and IT to support system testing, releases and patches. Identify opportunities to introduce edit check conventions and strategies to insure consistency across the portfolio.

Summary:

Provide technical expertise to Clinical Data Reporting and Analytic leads to identify "fit for purpose" reporting solutions. Translate data review and cleaning edit check and reporting requirements to formal specifications for developers and Global Librarians (internal and external). Validate/test output insuring accurate/expected results. Provide oversight to programmers/report developers. Ensure timely delivery of high quality reporting solutions. Serve as SME for reporting and analytic tools with the user community (formal/informal training, coaching, support). Interface with technical support and IT to support system testing, releases and patches. Identify opportunities to introduce edit check conventions and strategies to insure consistency across the portfolio.

Responsibilities:

• Create/develop/prototype reports/visualizations as needed

• Serve as SMEs to the user community with regard to analytic tools

• Interface with vendors to coordinate tool releases and patches

• Evaluate new tools and provide feedback as appropriate

• Collaborate with stakeholders to provide technical expertise to the report/visualization requests. Define specifications for programmers.

• Manage report requests (via request tool) from receipt to completion

• Produce/manage metrics regarding report development timelines and quality

• Work with global librarians and study data managers to define edit checks in Rave. Perform testing as appropriate

• Define/defend/implement edit check conventions and strategies

• Liaise with Medidata to facilitate the programming and testing of operational data reports

• Supervise a group of programmers/report writers (internal or external)

o Serve as interface between user community and programming team

o Coordinate work load/distribution

o Collaborate with programmers to review specifications, answer questions, and ensure completeness and correctness of the deliverables

Qualifications:

• Strong analytic and problem solving skills

• Able to communicate technical information in a non-technical fashion

• Experience with SAS, J-Review, SQL, Spotfire and/or other analytic tools/software

• Experience in Rave or other CDMS system and in working with study teams to define data cleaning requirements

• Able to work independently and in a team environment

• Understand relational databases and clinical data

• Familiar with CDMS tables/views/datasets

• Project management skills (can define project scope, timelines and deliverables)

• Supervisory skills

Experience desired:

• BS in programming/computer science/data discipline and 5-8 years of experience in an analytic capacity - preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.