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Data Management Programmer

Company: Hays

Location: Princeton, NJ, United States

Posted on: June 23

Data Management Programmer – Contract – Princeton, NJ – $41.00-$46.00 / Hr

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking a Data Management Programmer in Princeton, NJ.

Role Description

The Data Management Programmer (DMP) will provide technical expertise for managing large volume ofl R&ED data. The DMP will support various platforms and integrations, and will manage electronic data collection and access, all in accordance with our policies and project deliverables. The DMP will be responsible for contributing to the successful design and delivery of Data Management solutions for R&D projects on AWS and GCP. The scope of work includes data cataloging, lifecycle management, data quality analysis, metadata management (parsing, transformations, extraction), data enrichment through scripting, as well as solution design, development and testing. The DMP will contribute to the solution performance (analysis/testing) and will work across business/technology teams to ensure alignment between business requirements and IT solution design for the organization. The DMP will be an integral part of a small team focusing exclusively on scientific data in the R&D organization and contribute to the implementation roadmap defined by various business case.

The role responsibilities require high level of digital innovation, and demand passion, speed, accountability and creative problem solving. The successful candidate will actively work towards solving business needs identified in the scope below, and will be a contributing resource in the development and maintenance of cloud capabilities for R&D. He/She will collaborate and work closely with other functional teams in IT, business stakeholders and digital innovation teams to ensure the optimal portfolio of applications exists to support the business.

• Manage data lifecycle across R&D organizations and groups

• Contribute to efforts such as data catalogs, data access and provisioning, data transfers (internal and external), metadata management and data findability solutions

• Provide technical expertise for managing large volume of data from multiple sources

• Ensure fit-for-purpose solution approach:

o Create analytical/modeling solutions while maintaining the right balance between speed and analytical soundness

o Ensure the right level of solution complexity is selected to solve business demands quickly and efficiently

• Contribute to the development of policies, procedures and best practice methodologies

• Work with information technology staff and others to facilitate automation of standard, recurrent data transactions, management, analysis, and reporting

• Ensure that external and internal regulations and policies governing data management and data systems are met

• Assist in the development of methodologies to conduct data tracking and quality assurance

• Assist in establishing data standards

Skills & Requirements

• BS/MS in STEM (Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Engineering)

• 3+ years of relevant industry experience managing data

• Experience/expertise in the acquisition and management of data from multiple sources

• Experience/expertise in management and programming of an electronic data capture systems

• Experience with different databases, SQL and NoSQL

• Proficient with programming in Python and/or R

• Experience in other scripting languages like JavaScript, Perl, Julia and Php would be a plus

• Experience with automating scripts and working in the terminal

• Experience with AWS data storage, data transfer, IAM policies and reporting/dashboards tools

• Understanding of data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines

• Understanding of basic statistical methodologies and principles

• Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles

• Ability and willingness to learn new things (languages, tools, frameworks) quickly

• Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals

• Experience in training users in operation of software and tools

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• 401K

• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.

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