Senior Manager, Clinical Data Standards

Information Technology

United States - NY, New York

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Your Mission:


Reporting to the Director, Clinical Data Standards, you will provide leadership to achieve the strategic roadmap for industrialized standardization of historical clinical trial data using industry standards (e.g., CDASH, SDTM, ADaM) and related processes. Working collaboratively with internal and external organizational leads you will provide high-quality, regulatory-compliant standardized data to improve clinical trials. The Sr Manager will support development of technical expertise and documentation for data standardization activities and will help implement proprietary algorithmic data standardization models. 


Your Competencies:

  • Lead team of clinical standards subject matter experts, focusing on the application and maintenance of industry standards (CDASH, SDTM, ADaM) to create regulatory grade integrated historical clinical trial data sets.

  • Provide expert support for regulatory inspections with knowledge of industry regulations, legal mandates, processes, and business policies

  • Develop quality system documents (SOPs, WIs) to ensure accuracy, compliance and traceability of standardized clinical trial data

  • Improve processes for industrialized clinical data standardization, including implementation of proprietary algorithmic data standardization models

  • Collaborate with Biostatisticians, Product and Project Management to set project goals, provide standardized data for analysis and prepare for regulatory inspections


Your Education & Experience:

  • 7+ years of clinical standards (SDTM) and data management experience in pharma/biotech with advanced knowledge in clinical trials including design, specification, QC and submission preparation.

  • 3+ years of supervisory and mentoring experience using a hands-on management approach

  • Expert experience in clinical standards (e.g., CDASH, SDTM, ADaM), including development and management of metadata repositories

  • Master's degree or equivalent preferred, in a life science discipline or Biostatistics

  • Detailed knowledge of FDA & ICH, GCP, and regulatory submission requirements (e.g. define.xml, ISS, ISE, CFR-Part 11 compliance)

  • Experience participating in and responding to audits and regulatory authority inspections

  • Working knowledge of SAS (including macro development) and SQL for data preparation and exploration; R and python are a plus



Medidata requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for an accommodation as determined by Medidata, consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship on Medidata due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons.



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