Covance Programmer Analyst in San José, Costa Rica

Job Overview

The role of the programmer analyst is to assist in the drug development process and clinical data management programming.


  • University/college degree (life science, computer science, programming, pharmacy or related subject preferred), or certification in a related profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, computer science, medical or laboratory technology)

  • Good knowledge of drug development process and Clinical Data Management Programming.

  • Good knowledge of relational databases

Fluent in English, both written and verbal


  • 2 - 4 years of relevant work experience to include data management and database support: EDC systems programming or SAS programming.

  • Good problem solving skills and a proactive approach

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good knowledge of clinical trial process and data management, biometrics, and systems applications to support operations preferred

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision

  • Ability to prioritize work

  • Ability to mentor and train the team members.

  • Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintain the highest standards of quality work

  • A cooperative and team oriented approach

Job Number 2018-24549

Job Category Clinical Data Management

Position Type Full-Time

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