Covance Manager Data Warehousing Team Lead in Princeton, New Jersey

Job Overview

As a manager within the Informatics team, you will contribute to data warehouse design, ETL design and development, and lead developers and support teams for the innovative analyses provided by Xcellerate ® using enterprise ETL architectures and innovative algorithms.

We seek smart, focused, passionate self-starters who bring energy, new ideas and practical experience to a fast-paced and dynamic team, are obsessed with delivering useful and elegant solutions, and care deeply about their customers and each other.


Education: Minimum Required: BS in life sciences, computer science, information systems, or related discipline.

MS preferred.


  • Design, develop, and review data architectures, information flows, and ETL code that support diverse data analyses in clinical data services

  • Manage the ETL and BI development and delivery for the project portfolio of data warehouse and analysis needs across clinical data services

  • Manage time allocation of development team and budget allocations across the project portfolio

  • Develop and maintain partnership with matrix project teams

  • Lead the design, development, and testing efforts of the development teams

  • Provide mentoring and supervision to development and support teams

  • Collaborate with diverse product team stakeholders to prioritize support issues by the onsite and offshore support team

  • Leverage your technical expertise in data modeling and business intelligence to assure development of industry-leading solutions


  • Minimum 7-10 years of data warehousing and data integration experience in complex business environments with 2-5 years of proven ETL design experience

  • Strong experience in logical and physical data modeling in SQL Server, Oracle, or similar RDBMS systems

  • Design and development experience with Informatica, BODS, or similar ETL software

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively troubleshoot issues and perform root-cause analysis

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Relevant experience in the pharma or CRO industry a plus.

  • Experience with integrating clinical trial data is preferred.

  • Experience in healthcare or life sciences

  • Programming skills in C#, Java, JavaScript, or related languages.

  • Experience with 21CFR Part 11 software validation

  • Experience with master data management approaches, tools and design patterns.

Job Number 2018-18030

Job Category Information Technology

Position Type Full-Time

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