Advanced Group

  • Clinical Database Programmer

    Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    Advanced Clinical
  • Overview

    Advanced Clinical is a global clinical development organization that provides CRO, FSP, Quality & Validation, and Strategic Resourcing services for biopharmaceutical and medical device organizations. Our mission is to deliver a better clinical experience for our clients. With global experience in over 50 countries, we are committed to improving all lives touched by clinical research. We understand the complex nature of the clinical research industry and approach each opportunity with compassion. Together, we answer the hopes of patients and healthcare professionals with industry-leading services in global life-sciences. As part of the Advanced Group family of companies, Advanced Clinical employees provide the support, structure, and professional background and experience for better clinical trials and research. They are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Advanced Clinical.


    The Clinical Database Programmer, under minimal supervision, is responsible for the development, validation, deployment and maintenance of database builds in support of clinical studies. They will serve as the lead Clinical Database Programmer to manage and support project deliverables and timelines.


    • Develop, program, validate and maintain EDC clinical trial databases in accordance of study protocols and/or source documentation
    • In support of the Senior Clinical Database Programmer, Act as secondary contact to the data management and statistical team for assigned studies, supplying all necessary technical support, and ensuring quality of the programming and adherence to company standards
    • Generate and maintain all required documentation related to programming activities
    • Program and test reports to support data review efforts and identify possible data inconsistencies
    • Assist with management of external application vendor responsibilities, integrations, and implementations
    • Proactively monitor scope of work to actual work, alerting management of potential change orders or resourcing needs
    • Actively participate in database-related user groups and pursue ongoing training in Advanced Clinical EDC platforms

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Perform other responsibilities as requested by management


    • A BS/BA in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in clinical database programming
    • Working knowledge of relational database development, SDLC methodologies and CDISC SDTM Implementation Guidelines/Process
    • Understanding of regulatory guidance documents (e.g. GCP, ICH, 21 CFR Part 11, etc.)
    • Strong organizational, presentation, documentation, and interpersonal skills as well as a team-oriented approach
    • The candidate must be able to balance multiple projects simultaneously to take on additional projects and work overtime when necessary.


    This job description is a summary. It is not intended to be comprehensive in detail. Individuals with this job title will be expected to perform according to their individual goals and evaluations in addition to this job description and all applicable standards (SOPs, manuals, code of conduct, laws, regulations, etc.).


    What’s in it for you? Advanced Group offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits packages, and a flexible work environment designed to help our team members and their families stay healthy, meet their financial goals, and generally thrive in and beyond work. Visit the links below to discover all that Advanced Group has to offer:


    For a complete list of all of our job openings, please visit Advanced Group’s career site here.


    It is Advanced Group’s practice not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual preference, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

    This practice applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoff, Company-sponsored education, social and recreational programs, and treatment on the job.  If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your recruiter so that we can discuss the appropriate alternatives available.


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