Data Engineer - Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) Support

Posted 01 Jun 2020

Billerica, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 206995


A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: Would you like to focus on supporting our Global Clinical Trial Management System? Have an impact by enabling effective use and collaboration with user community? Use your deep understanding of operational data and associated business processes required for clinical trial management and oversight? We are seeking a person with a blend of business knowledge and technical skills to achieve effective system support and development.  You will be responsible for the development and maintenance of reports, visualizations and ad-hoc queries. This includes requirements gathering, analysis, report development, implementation and documentation. You will also have the opportunity to implement technology solutions to aid in automation of repetitive tasks and standardized reports.  Perform data cleaning activities of reference data and fulfilling data needs within the broader R&D organization.  Participate in global projects to provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of the organizational goals. If you have the ability to build and maintain strong communication and interactions as well as deliver needed data with the user community and partners, your work will be greatly valued.


Who you are:

  • Advanced degree or equivalent in Life Sciences or Technology
  • Five years or more experience in the pharmaceutical industry supporting Global Clinical Operations
  • Proven knowledge of operational study data and Clinical Trial Management systems
  • Strong database knowledge and query languages (e.g. Oracle, SQL)
  • Familiar with creation and maintenance of data models, relationships and flow
  • Proficient in data cleaning, filtering and transformation
  • Experienced in data catalog use and maintenance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced in GxP processes
  • Familiarity with SSRS Reporting, Spotfire or other visualization tools a plus



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


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