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University of Rochester CHeT Analyst/Programmer - 237223 in Rochester, New York

CHeT Analyst/Programmer Job ID 237223

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Neuro-Ctr Health & Tech/CTCC




Specific Responsibilities:

The CHeT Analyst/Programmer will work with the study team and other departmental members to prepare a data structure used for capturing clinical trials data, querying and reporting on it. Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Based on trial specifications, builds data structures and data flow components, including standard coding dictionary setup (e.g. WHO, MedDRA). Designs or revises/refines complex program logic to facilitate accurate and efficient data entry, querying and reporting. Documents procedures used following standard operating procedures (SOPs). 25%

  • In collaboration with other study team members, tests structures, flow, query and reporting processes, using test data and trial runs. Documents the process and results following SOPs. 25%

  • Consults with departmental users: data preparation and management needs, program design, testing and validation plans in a FDA regulated environment; package selection and use of systems, software and equipment. Offers solutions and suggestions to provide optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness. 20%

  • Modifies existing programs relative to system requirements or equipment configurations and recommends necessary action. Determines and reconciles the causes of computer or program malfunctions. Designs, evaluates, installs, tests and maintains programming languages or application packages relative to software equipment, 10%

  • Confers with technical personnel in systems analysis and applications planning to assess needs and recommends modifications and/or additions to existing programs and equipment. Provides consultation support on installed system support and related programs; instructs large groups on such systems. 10%

  • May coordinate the work of other Programmers assigned to projects and provide technical direction and guidance. 5%

  • Keeps abreast of trends as they relate to computer field by self-study, attending job related seminars, courses or conferences that enhance personal development and strengthen the user service function. Performs other related duties, including presentation of seminars, software-training materials, courses and instruction on computer services. 5%

  • Additional projects and job duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics,

    Science or Engineering; and 2-3 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with SAS, Structured Query Language (SQL), and relational database applications (SQL Server, Oracle) preferred.

  • Programming experience in a regulated industry such as Pharmaceutical, Drug/Device Development strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with CDISC standards, NINDS Common Data Elements (CDE) and other standardized file structure guidelines preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills, including written communication.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team.

    The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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