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Manager, Biomarker Clinical Programming

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
Mar 15, 2024

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Clinical, Clinical Research
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Manager, Biomarker Clinical Programming
United States - North Carolina - RaleighUnited States – RemoteUnited 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

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We're welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we're nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description

Manager, Biomarker Clinical Programming

Job Description
Will be part of a highly effective team of Biomarker Clinical Programmers. Work collaboratively with Biomarker Clinical Data Associates, Biomarker Statistical Programmers, Bioinformatics, Biomarker Scientists and Biomarker/BioAnalytical Operations to meet project deliverables. Work with internal colleagues, offshore resources, and external vendors to ensure efficient, high-quality production of curated data for downstream use in sample tracking, production of statistical outputs for clinical study reports, biomarker analysis reports in support of Gilead's regulatory, scientific, and business objectives.

Key Skills
  • Has excellent understanding of biomarker data flow and biomarker clinical programming process.
  • Proven ability to enhance processes and develop innovative utilities.
  • Provides support and quality oversight for offshore resources.
  • Offers trainings and mentoring to junior programmers.
  • Produces or oversees the production of biomarker programming deliverables (e.g., mapped data, data validation outputs like edit checks and reports).
  • Ensures programming and corresponding documentation align with departmental procedures.
  • Capable of leading and managing multiple concurrent projects.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal abilities.
  • Has a deep understanding of clinical trial design, data curation, and validation processes.
  • Adept at resolving study-related issues and conflicts.
  • Skilled in aligning goals, conveying objectives, and negotiating timelines.
  • Knowledge of relational database design, FDA regulations (particularly 21 CFR Part 11), web-based Electronic Data Capture (EDC) is also required.

Education and Experience
  • 6 years of experience and a BS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent, or 4 years of experience and a MS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience in SAS programming required
  • Experience with Python strongly preferred
  • Experience with Elluminate data platform preferred
  • Oncology experience preferred

The salary range for this position is: $130,220.00 - $168,520.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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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 for assistance.

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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.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

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