Job title: Assoc CDM Programmer

Company: PPD

Job description: Works with systems and programming tools to provide programming support in data management activities and deliverables including, but not limited to, database development and data validations. Works within a multi-disciplinary project team to complete assigned tasks on time and within budget.

  • Performs one or more tasks within the timelines established by the team, in accordance with the process outlined in the departmental procedures and indicated by the project contract and SOPs.
  • Designs, builds and tests project databases & edit checks.
  • Defines and imports data into the system.
  • Defines, creates and tests listings for data review.
  • Performs post production database, edit checks and/or listing updates.
  • Increases knowledge base and professional skills in areas including programming and technology. Actively seeks information to gain a good understanding of the programming role and the overall departement processes.
  • Documents all work and manages own assignments to meet timelines and deliver high quality. • Supports study team leads and communicates progress on assigned tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good written, verbal and computer skills
  • Good attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and manage

assignments to deadlines

  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages or knowledge of relational database systems

(RDBMS) and structure

  • Capable of maintaining a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and client’s proprietary data
  • Capable of attaining, maintaining and applying a working knowledge of GCPs and applicable SOPs
  • Capable of working well with others
  • Demonstrated initiative and motivation

Working Conditions and Environment:

  • Work is performed in an office or clinical environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
  • Occasional drives to site locations. Potential Occasional travel required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently stationary for 4-6 hours per day.
  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements

of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

  • Occasional mobility required.
  • Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop

computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.

  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to

and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • May interact with others, relating and gathering sensitive information. Interaction includes diverse


  • Works with guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions from management. May require

periods of intense concentration.

  • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions

with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.

  • Regular and consistent attendance.


Education and Experience:

High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Technical positions may require a certificate Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 2 years).

Expected salary:

Location: Austin, TX

Job date: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 23:04:25 GMT

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