• Senior Application Specialist

    Job Locations UK-LND-Hammersmith
    Job ID
    2018-3273
    Category
    Project Delivery
    Position Type
    Permanent Employee - Full-Time
  • Role Overview

    Senior Application Specialist, Hammersmith

    You would be working as a Senior Application Specialist  for client projects in setup, maintenance and decommissioning to ensure delivery of robust, high-quality eCOA solutions using TrialMax platform. On occasion, may be required to support sales efforts. Designs are often complex and may involve multiple company products and computer environments. The role is one that incorporates both Business Analysis - understanding the client's needs, discussing with them its capability, and incorporating the necessary changes. As a Senior Application Specialist, you will be enhancing the tool, using our proprietary language to adapt the tool to provide the information in the way that the client requires, and further developing the tool to ensure the functionality required is in place.

     

    In both our UK and US operations, we would typically have a group of one Senior Application Specialists working in each of our Delivery Teams, you will be working with the Team Manager, the Project Managers and Project Coordinators.  A background in SQL and languages such as Java and Python gives you the skills you need to learn our proprietary language.  In addition to the pure technical skills you will be learning about our industry and that of our clients, in addition to being a specialist in the CRF Health applications you will soon become an adept Business Analyst with real knowledge of Clinical Trials and Clinical Research.

     

     

    Key Accountabilities/Decision Making & Influence

    • Perform requirement gathering and business analyst tasks for eCOA collection, reporting and data transfer. Provide guidance to the client on the most suitable solution, ensuring that all recommendations are achievable within the scope of the product
    • Develop eCOA solutions using TrialMax platform (Web, Slate, Touch) according to the requirements gathered and interpretation of the client clinical protocol
    • Present eCOA solutions at client design review and testing (UAT) meetings at customer sites (as required)
    • Provide senior application development, technical review, consultation services and expert guidance to project teams
    • Resolve complex customer application questions or problems in the areas of system configuration/setup, product functionality and bugs/enhancements. This includes appropriate referral to other support and quality assurance areas.
    • Support Director, Project Delivery in meeting business objectives
    • Support development, review and approval of project related study documentation during the course of the Project Lifecycle
    • Work with Project Managers to ensure complete review of application design for end user use and adherence to a clinical protocol
    • Perform billable, advanced level application work and supervised system design work at customer sites. This includes system reviews and sales prototypes.
    • Promote and maintain a high quality, professional, service-oriented company image among users
    • Provide technical leadership within a delivery team (including guidance/training to junior team members and quality review)
    • Ensure, knowledge and understanding remains up-to-date with TrialMax software releases and updates
    • Responsible for continual productivity improvement of application development and maintenance.
    • Provide input to R&D on product improvements and product direction
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance to QMS (Quality Management System)
    • Support onboarding and training/mentoring of new hires
    • Domestic and International Travel as necessary
    • Other responsibilities will be assigned as required

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    • BS, BA or relevant experience
    • Demonstrated programming experience and SQL knowledge
    • Thorough knowledge of all Applications Development and Support areas
    • Deep understanding of subject matter and industry perspectives
    • Demonstrated technical leadership skills
    • Ability to work independently, demonstrate problem solving skills and ability to escalate when necessary
    • Ability to provide succinct and accurate feedback to the client and the teams about progress and outcomes
    • Evidence of the willingness and capability to share knowledge openly with others.
    • Remains calm under pressure and can handle multiple tasks at any one time
    • Has great attention to detail and accuracy in what they do and takes pride in delivery a high quality output
    • Excellent time management, communication, team working and organizational skills
    • Must be team oriented with a 'Can Do' attitude

    The Behaviours we will measure you against - the "how you do it" - includes:

    • Embrace Collaboration
    • Own Your Contribution
    • Drive for Results and
    • Passion for the Customer

    Our benefits package includes:

    25 days holiday + 8 Public Holidays

    Comprehensive Training - starting with a two day "induction" and moving on to further classroom training, self learning and "on the job" training.

    Participation in the Company Equity Scheme - you get to own a share in the company

    Inclusion in the Company Bonus scheme

    Inclusion in the Company Pension Scheme, managed by AXA it includes a company contribution on a matched funds basis.

     

    About CRF Health

    Global Leader in eCOA Solutions for Clinical Trials CRF Health is a global leader in eCOA (electronic Clinical Outcome Assessments) solutions for the life sciences industry. eCOA encompasses PROs (Patient Reported Outcomes), ObsROs (Observer Reported Outcomes) and ClinROs (Clinician or Rater Reported Outcomes) with outstanding project management focused on delivering value for our customers.  Committed to driving the change to higher quality outcomes and more efficient paper-free clinical trials through improved patient engagement, our intuitive and patient-focused eCOA technology helps companies bring new medicines to market quickly, safely and more cost-effectively. Our complete eCOA solutions are ideal for home and site-based phase I-IV clinical trials across the world for many therapeutic areas and patient populations.  More information to be found on our website.  

     

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    CRF Bracket was formed in 2018 by the merger of CRF Health and Bracket to provide life science companies with patient-centric technology solutions that advance clinical research and transform the patient experience. Our solutions are trusted by pharmaceutical companies of all sizes, including all of the top 20 pharmas, as well as CROs, biotechs, and academic institutions on over 4,000 global clinical trials. For nearly 20 years, we have been committed to helping life science companies bring life-changing therapies to patients and communities around the world. The culture our founders instilled continues to drive our values today as we are innovative, results-driven, and deeply committed to our customers. We believe each and every person in our company plays a part in our success—our employees are proud, passionate, and own their contributions, both individually and in collaboration with an inspiring team of colleagues.

    • Our US offices are in Plymouth Meeting, PA; Wayne, PA; Trevose, PA; Boston, MA; Arlington, VA; San Francisco, CA; and San Diego, CA
    • Our UK offices are in Hammersmith, London; Reading; and Sandwich, Kent
    • Our Finland office is in Helsinki
    • Our Romania office is in Iasi
    • Our Japan office is in Tokyo
    • Our Czech Republic office is in Prague
    • Our India office is Hyderabad

     

    More information on our organisation to be found at: www.crfhealth.com and www.bracket.com and we will be announcing the arrival or our new combined website very soon.

     

     

     

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