• Junior EDC Programmer

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Junior Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Programmer. This is an entry level position that supports the SCHARP clinical data management team. They will work with the EDC Programming team to configure and program EDC clinical data management systems in support of clinical trials run by SCHARP and its partners. This position assists with configuration and programming of new study builds and post-production changes in various EDC systems. In addition, this role performs quality check activities on configuration and programming work performed by fellow EDC Programming team members.


    Responsibilities may include:

    • Configure and program clinical trial forms, visit schedules, edit checks and other study requirements in EDC systems using applied knowledge or programming and data standards.
    • Performs verification of quality and completeness of study deliverables prior to release.
    • Performs peer review for configuration and programming completed by other EDC programmers for both new study builds and post-production changes.
    • Support clinical programming requests from study teams as assigned, applying knowledge of EDC tools and data standards to complete requests in the timelines defined.
    • Perform EDC Operational Support for EDC systems and modules including but not limited to: Medidata (Rave, Balance, Business Objects 4, PDF Generator, iMedidata, Translations Workbench, Reporting) and Forte EDC.
    • Perform user and site administration to include site set up and assignment of roles, permissions and training/elearning requirements.
    • Supports other activities as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Life Sciences, a related technical field, or a foreign degree equivalent
    • Fundamental understanding of configuring/programming a clinical trial EDC system, clinical trials, EDC systems, and Data Management.
    • 1-3 years of demonstrated programming skills (C#, SQL, or similar programming experience highly desirable)
    • Excellent written & oral communication skills including grammatical/ technical writing skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Effective time management and organizational skills
    • Must work well independently and be self-motivated
    • Candidates should be detail-oriented with strong analytical and critical thinking skills

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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