EDC Programmer II

Foster City, CA, United States
Jul 20, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
EDC Programmer II
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

EDC Programmer II

Electronic Data Capture (EDC) programmers work collaboratively with internal/external colleagues, including system vendors, to support Gilead's business objectives by ensuring the consistent and timely development of electronic Case Report Forms (eCRFs) and dynamic EDC system functionality, as well as providing analysis-ready datasets and reporting output.

Responsibilities and Skills:
  • Performs complex EDC study build activities.
  • May perform basic programming activities outside of Rave.
  • Assist with the creation of listings and reports using reporting and business intelligence tools.
  • Work independently on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Lead contract resources as a project / team leader in a distributed resource model.
  • Ensures completeness, correctness and consistency of eCRF design, data extracts and listings, and data structure.

Key Skills:
  • Intermediate proficiency in two or more relevant programming languages or supporting technologies (e.g. SAS®, SQL, C#, Visual Basic, Perl, Business Objects, Custom Function programming).
  • Intermediate knowledge of the clinical trial process, relational database concepts, data structures, and best practices.
  • Intermediate proficiency in study development and edit check programming within relevant EDC system(s).
  • Works with greater independence and proactively anticipates the next steps for his/her work.
  • Subject matter expert in at least one task performed by the EDC programming group. For example data extracts, web services,

Education and Experience:
  • BS/BA degree and at least 4 years of experience.
  • MS/MA degree and at least 2 years of experience

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans\' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.
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