Principal EDC Programmer, US Homebased - IQVIA Biotech at IQVIA (Raleigh, NC)

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IQVIA Biotech is seeking an Sr. Principal EDC Programmer, US Homebased:


Program and test Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems for conducting clinical trials. Coordinate tasks and resource allocation for projects under the supervision of the Manager of Project Programming. Develop training materials and assist with the development of programming work practices as needed.


  • Work with the Manager of Project Programming to coordinate programming tasks and resources during the development of EDC systems.
  • Serve as backup to the Manager of Project Programming as needed.
  • Develop and deliver training courses for other Programmers and IQVIA Biotech staff.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of departmental and divisional work practices, SOPs and forms.
  • Assist with budget review for new proposals and CCBs as assigned.
  • Supervise other Programmers, ensuring that departmental, divisional, and corporate standards and practices are followed.
  • Track new releases and versions of EDC software and communicate within IQVIA Biotech as needed.
  • Evaluate new software and provide recommendation for adoption.
  • Assist with the validation of new software and releases.
  • Perform same duties as Senior EDC Programmer.


  • Knowledge of clinical research process and methodology.
  • Understanding of current GCP, ICH, and FDA guidelines and regulations applicable to conduct of clinical research.
  • Ability to help supervise resources and plan long-range tasks for EDC development.
  • Ability to conduct training sessions with existing training modules and update or create new training modules as needed.
  • Ability to manage software releases and report software issues to EDC vendor.
  • Ability to program electronic case report forms (eCRF's) and edit checks within an EDC system.
  • Experience using Visual Basic / VB Script, SQL (preferably Oracle), HTML, and XML.
  • Ability to work creatively and independently to carry out assignments of a complex nature.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with other professional staff members.
  • Ability to learn new programming languages, technology, and tools that will facilitate the clinical trial process.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in programming; or Associate's in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in programming; or high school diploma (or equivalent) with 7 years of work experience in programming; or equivalent combination of experience and knowledge.
  • Programming experience with one or more of the currently supported IQVIA Biotech EDC platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.


This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible - to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA's ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.
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IQVIA operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Durham, NC. IQVIA was founded in 2016. It has 61500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 99 open jobs at IQVIA, click here.
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