Data Acquisition Specialist
The Data Acquisition Specialist role is both challenging and dynamic, filled with performance-based incentives and opportunities for growth. You will be a key player on a goal-oriented team that has created the leading worldwide marketplace for secondary capital equipment. This position has high visibility within all departments at CAE, and requires that the Listings Entry and Quality Specialist work closely with our trading team.
Responsible for the production of non-CRF data collection specification documentation.
Defines the study specific non-CRF data handling strategy.
Collaborates with SMT to agree on vendor expectations for the collection and transfer of data.
Reviews and refines the technical requirements with service provider to establish the transfer of non-CRF data.
Responsible for configuring the data loading tools based on data collection specifications.
Receives, uploads, confirms and communicates status of test data transfers to validate the file format and database structure.
Performs verification and resolves data transmission, file format and loading errors with data providers.
Proactively checks all inbound non-CRF electronic data for any potentially unblinding data as defined in the protocol and ensures study integrity by sequestering unblinding data until data release is authorized.
Represent CDM on IxRS sub teams and works with the Study Management Team to develop IxRS specifications and implement the system.
Coordinates and plans subfunction activities to meet program-level deliverables and timelines.
Effectively communicates ideas, project goals and status of work to senior management.
Proactively develops solutions to complex problems requiring the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
Sets targeted timeframes for deliverables and anticipates potential scenarios that may result in timeline delays; able to influence and negotiate a positive outcome.
Proactively develops contingency plans to reduce impact of risks that may occur, to analyze effectiveness of strategies and to monitor and review risks.
Requires a B.A./B.S. or equivalent with significant experience in one or more Clinical Data Management , Biometrics or relevant clinical development functions.
Knowledge of core clinical data management applications (Clinical data management systems, electronic data capture, query tools, web browser, MS Office suite).
Clinical data management system experience (EDC Medidata Rave preferred). Knowledge of electronic data handling and UNIX systems. Knowledge of SDTM and CDISC.
Ability to apply advanced principles, theories and concepts for CDM as a whole.
Understanding of the conceptual basis for data management conventions, standards and processes.
Good understanding of the role of data management, biostatistics and statistical programming in the drug development process.
Ability to develop solutions to complex problems.
Ability to grasp industry trends and apply them to work within the organization.
Ability to multi-task and effectively set own priorities. Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Database management: quickly and accurately add to and maintain quality of large amounts of data in our proprietary database
Information dissemination: gather and input data, tracking objectives and executing trader requests
Work closely with our trading team to create and update asset listings
Efficiently manage and prioritize workflow with minimal oversight
Edit and post equipment photos, descriptions and configurations on the CAE website
Basic video editing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Forensic attention to detail
High level of computer proficiency
Basic Photoshop and iMovie skills
Database experience or listings management experience
Mandarin or Cantonese language experience is a plus, but not required