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Data Manager

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Role Description POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:The successful applicant embodies Zoetis' Core Beliefs: Our Colleagues Make The Difference, Always Do The Right Thing, Customer Obsessed, Run It Like You Own It, and We Are One Zoetis. Within Veterinary Medicine Research and Development (VMRD), the candidate will be a member of the Data Management (DM) team. The candidate will assist and/or lead data management tasks associated with clinical studies to support global VMRD projects.A TYPICAL DAY:This position is perfect for an individual interested in a variety of data-oriented problem-solving opportunities. A typical day will take one of several forms. It may be troubleshooting complex data issues for study teams such as understanding why samples are not being correctly associated with subjects, or producing reports detailing the current data against an expected schedule of events. It may be programming a new data pipeline to transfer data from a new source into the clinical data management system. It may be contributing to the building and maintaining of our homegrown data management systems. Whatever form the day takes, you will be bringing your expertise to bear on interesting data problems.Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot data issues with study teams through ad-hoc investigations
  • Program data ingestion and transformation tasks, including automating ingestion pipelines for use across clinical studies
  • Support and training for study teams in the use of DM systems and process-specific requests involving study data maintained by these systems such as data imports, data corrections, new study number requests, and data pack unlocks
  • Provide study-specific database setup
  • Follow existing, and develop new, standard operating procedures
  • DM assistance to study team members and statisticians to review study protocols and develop data capture and storage specifications for study dataQUALIFICATIONSEducational Background: Minimum: Bachelor's degreeDesirable: Master's degreeDesired degree in the following areas:
    • Computer Science
    • Data Science and/or Data Analytics
    • Information Management
    • Bioinformatics
    • Mathematics
    • EpidemiologyWork Experience/Skills: Minimum:
      • Either a degree in a technical, data-oriented field or 2+ years of experience in same
      • Proven ability with SAS and/or a SQL dialect (SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite)
      • Experience designing data tables that correspond to forms used for data collection
      • Experience reading electronic files into data sets and producing reports or visualizations on that data
      • Ability to work both as a member of a team and independently in a self-directed and self-motivated manner
      • Proven ability to lead or work on several simultaneous projects or activities
      • Excellent skills in the following competencies: organizing, planning, time management, quality, attention to detail
      • Well-developed critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve and provide solutions to study team challenges
      • Excellent interpersonal skills with very good written and oral communication skills
      • Competence with Microsoft Office ProductsDesirable:
        • Experience working with data in a regulated environment
        • Experience with general-purpose programming language (e.g., Python, JavaScript, C#)
        • Two or more years in Pharmaceutical R&D (Human Health or Animal Health) in a clinical data management specialty
        • Previous experience in the preparation of electronic data for regulatory submissions.
        • Experience designing databases that correspond to Case Report Forms used in clinical trials
        • Experience developing data validation checks
        • Basic SAS programming knowledge
        • Understanding of current Good Clinical Practices (GCP) VICH, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and regulatory guidelines that are applicable to conduct clinical studies.Desirable Other Attributes:
          • Goal-oriented, strong desire to achieve and exceed expectations, consistently meets commitments
          • Can work effectively under pressure
          • Maintains a strategic outlook
          • Has desire and ability to anticipate and plan for future changeFull timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Kalamazoo , Data Manager, Executive , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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