Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Principal Database Developer (Rave Study Build)

Hopewell, NJ, US
Oct 12, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Position Description:

  • The clinical Database Developer is responsible for all technical aspects of study build and maintenance. This includes clinical programming activities for new and ongoing clinical studies, start-up activities, database revisions, timely resolution of technical issues related to the conduct and closeout of clinical studies.
  • Database Developer works collaboratively with Data Management and multiple functional groups to complete programming tasks per agreed upon timelines.
  • Responsible for all related deliverables, addressing issues and meeting timelines. Reviews CRFs, designs new clinical database structures in collaboration with the Global Librarian and ensures consistency, reusability and alignment with Global Standards throughout a project.
  • Liaison with stakeholders such as clinical study team, data management, biometrics and IT during study execution, protocol amendments and study lock.
  • Is a member of the study team, attends meetings, participates in discussions, uses an analytical approach to problem solving with a focus on quality deliverables
  • May provide mentorship to peers and Data Managers

Position Requirements:
  • 5 to 7 years database development experience in the pharmaceutical industry working with clinical trial data.
  • Experience with Medidata's Rave Study Build is a must.
  • Experience or knowledge of Rave Safety Gateway, TSDV or Custom Functions is a plus but not required.
  • BS/MS in computing or a scientific discipline.
  • Practical experience with programming using PL SQL, XML, SAS, C#, Java, etc