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, Wayne, and Trevose, PA; Boston, MA; Arlington, VA; San Francisco 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
We currently number over 1500 employees in 8 countries and continue to grow! You can view our open positions below:
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We currently have eight Project Delivery Teams in the UK comprising of: 1 x Team Manager; 3 x Project Managers; 3 x Project Co-ordinators; 3 x Application Specialists; and entry level appointments for 1 x Associate Application Specialists and 1 x Project Assistant.
The Project Assistant is a supporting member of a CRF Health project team. Project Assistants are assigned tasks to support the project and the clients. We see this as an entry level appointment, with genuine scope to move in to progress in to a Project Co-Ordinator. From there our people have moved into an Applications Specialist role, or in to a Project Manager position.
Test Automation Engineer, Hyderabad, India
Bracket and CRF Health merged in September 2018 to become a company of over 1500 employees. We operate globally and our clients include the most of the top Pharmaceutical companies. We develop software used for Clinical Trials. Our offices in Hyderabad comprise of some 150 Employees. More information on Bracket and CRF Health can be found on the individual websites. We are still going through merging all aspects of the company including building a new, all encompassing website but in the meantime information can be found on our current websites.
Test Automation Engineer, Hyderabad, India
The Test Automation Engineer is a hands-on role technical role that is responsible for designing and developing automated test processes, scripts and tools.
We would see you as taking on the coaching and mentoring of two more junior Test Engineers reporting in to our Validation management team. Our Validation offering operates out of Hyderabad, India; Helsinki, Finland; and Iasi Romania.
Key words here - Verification, Quality Assurance, Testing, User Acceptance Testing
Junior Application Developer
Our applications include Trial Consent and eCOA. Both tools are delivered on hand-held devices and deal with obtaining and processing "informed consent" from patients, volunteers and subjects taking pat in Clinical Trials and obtaining feedback during the trials as to the users experience, welfare wellbeing. You will become an expert on our applications and hugely knowledgeable about clinical trials and the biotechnology sector in which we successfully operate. This is a hybrid role of a Business Analyst to conduct tailoring of our application used clinical research organisation. We want you to have an awareness of SQL, or languages such as Python or Java. You will NOT be designing software, (this is done in our Helsinki and Iasi locations) but you will work closely with the wider team of Project Managers and Project Co-Ordinators and the clients themselves. (Pharmaceutical and CRO's)
You would be working as an 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 an 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 three 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.
Project Manager - Hammersmith, London, W6 (Team EU7)
CRF Health and Bracket merged in September 2019. CRF Health have been growing year on year in terms of revenues, clients and employee numbers. At the start of 2016 we sat at 400 staff, Jan 2018 600 and Jan 2019 740 in our own right but as a combined company CRF Bracket sits at 1558.
Our clients are pharmaceutical companies, conducting clinical trials with a view to bringing new drugs to market and CRF Bracket has a part to play in that with our eCOA solution. Working under a Team Manager and with other Project Managers, Project Co-Ordinators, Project Assistants and Application Specialists, you would work as as a Project Manager for client projects in setup, maintenance and decommissioning and on occasion, may be required to support sales efforts. Designs are often complex and may involve multiple company products and computer environments. Manage CRF Health’s relationship with customers as the primary customer contact for project related issues.
Project Manager - Tokyo
Bracket and CRF Health merged in September 2018 to form a 1500 person company operating out of 7 countries including Japan. We produce software solutions for our clients which are used to conduct Clinical Trials. Due to continued growth in terms of customer numbers, projects with our clients (Pharmacuetical Companies and CRO's) we are expanding our operation in Japan further. We are recruiting for a Project Manager to work out of our Tokyo office. We are interested in indivduals who will take ownership of and work with the pharma client during a Clinical Trial. Our tools capture essential information during the trial and we help our clients to bring new drugs and treatment to a heavily regulated market. More information on both Bracket and CRF Health can be found by clicking the URL. We will be re-branding and a new website in place later this year.
You can read more about Works as a Project Manager for client projects in setup, maintenance and decommissioning and on occasion, may be required to support sales efforts. Designs are often complex and may involve multiple company products and computer environments. Manage CRF Health’s relationship with customers as the primary customer contact for project related issues.
Bracket (a CRF Bracket Company)Suitengu Heiwa Building, 2nd Floor1-16-8 Nihonbashi-Kakigara-Cho Chuo-kuTokyo 103-0014Japan
Senior Software Designer, Iasi, Romania
CRF Health has established a new R&D capability in Iasi, Romania, to complement our existing R&D function in Finland. We have a series of teams incorporating a Team Manager, Product Owner, Test Engineers, a Software Architect and Software Designers/Developers at various levels. The Senior Software Designer will be a hands-on development role, with expertise and temperament to provide mentoring and coaching to less experienced team members.
Design solutions for clinical trials utilising CRF Health’s product portfolio. Analyze study protocol requirements as well as consider scientific guidance, design best practices, and CRF Health’s products and standards.
Solutions Designers continue to work on the project through its delivery to the client by defining user stories (requirements), prioritizing the backlog according to what the client needs, and accepting user stories once implemented to ensure they’re fit for purpose. They also design the key elements of the solution, communicate proactively with the implementing teams to ensure the implementation of the solution progresses as planned, review implementations, provide guidance and support to the implementing teams, and ensure the solution is implemented according to standards and best practices.
The key responsibility of the role is to provide solution consultation to clients. Solution Designers participate in client meetings with the goal of supporting the client decision making. They will provide recommendations, design alternatives and background to best practices to ensure the right choices are made. They will document the design decisions in user stories and ensure the backlog is prioritised according to client needs. In addition, they will participate in internal design meetings to lead the design across implementation teams.
Solutions Designers document their deliverables with accuracy and in a way that makes it easy for others to understand how the solutions work in visual and structured formats. Their primary role is to communicate the essence of the solution: the "why" and "what". The implementing teams will own the "how".
Solutions Designers will manage CRF Health’s solution best practices and standards – each with an area of ownership, such as a specific product, indication, or template, etc. They will lead the development and knowledge sharing of their areas, including lessons learned for the benefit of new opportunities and projects.
They will also provide solutions-focused training to Sales and Client Services on how to utilize product functionality in clinical trials.
Technical Lead, Business Process Automation - Plymouth Meeting, PA (local candidates only please)
This role is responsible for all technical development aspects related to supporting an automation department including; building work flows, unit testing work flows, monitoring existing processes for errors, and using technical requirements to build automated processed. This role will work closely with a Project Manager, Business Analyst, and Business Process Owners on all automated processes.
Data Manager - Plymouth Meeting, PA (local candidates only please)
Reporting in to the Director, Data Sciences, this role will be based out of Plymouth Meeting
The Data Managers are responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of the study specific data management processes, in support of any assigned studies’ Statement of Works (SoW). Responsibilities include planning, development and maintenance of the Data Management Plan (DMP), coordination of the Data Coordinators and Data Reviewers for data management monitoring and cleaning activities, and specifications for study specific reports based on the DMP. All changes to the eCOA database are managed in line with the company’s quality management system and supported by the appropriate study documentation to guarantee compliance with regulatory authorities and/or the company’s Sponsors.
The Data Manager will act as the primary internal and Sponsor contact for Data Management inquires during the study setup and study maintenance phases.
Test Automation Architect, Helsinki
We in CRF Health are excited to be fast growing and hiring to build the next generation of products, sound practices and values that will meet and exceed the customer expectations of our products and services. We are the global leader in eCOA (electronic clinical outcome assessments) solutions for the life sciences industry but still very humble and we hope you join our tremendous team that has helped changed our industry for the better. Our customers include most of the top global pharmaceutical companies. Our R&D center is located in Helsinki city center.
Test Automation Architect will lead the implementation of an overall test automation strategy and roadmap for unit, system, and performance testing in an Agile Scrum environment across multiple product lines. Person is responsible for developing and maintaining the necessary frameworks, tools, scripts and test data for effective and efficient test execution to support product releasing.
SOFTWARE DESIGNER, HELSINKI
Want to make a difference? Interested in booming healthcare industry? We are looking a new agile team member to join TrialMax™ development team. Our office is located right at the heart of the Helsinki.
We get the job done with Java & Java EE, React, Redux, Node.js, Docker, Openshift, microservices, Scrum, IntelliJ, Atom, GIT and PostgreSQL. Also, Oracle DB and WebLogic are used. We use both functional and OO styles.
We appreciate that you have experience in at least couple of the technologies mentioned. You have been using agile methods before and you are a team player. You are passionate about learning modern technologies and you want to improve your skills.
CRF Health develops software used for Clinical Trials. Patients/Volunteers/Subjects take part in a trial, some of which continue for years. Our tool captures in a very robust way, their "experience". Objective and Subjective questions are asked and the value of the answers only really useful if they answer the question whilst taking the drugs or therapies. By capturing the information in a timely fashion, our Pharmaceutical clients have a strong set of evidence to ensure that the drugs can be taken to market more swiftly, making money for the Pharma, bringing life saving medicine to patients and contributing to the health and welfare of all.
Our R&D establishment in Helsinki comprises of over 100 people - including Validation/Test Engineers, Software Architects, Software Developers. We typically operate in 8 person Scrum Teams - a Product Owner, 5 x Software Designers, 2 x Test or Validation Engineers
Our company was founded in Finland in 2000. We grew to over 60 people and a Private Equity company became the major shareholder and with their input we grew to over 320 personnel by 2015. At this point CRF Health was "sold" to Vitruvian. We have subsequently grown to over 650 permanent staff (320 in 2015, 420 in 2016, 530 in 2017) and operate in the UK, the US and Romania. Our R&D function in Romania consists for some 40 personnel and complements the excellence undertaken in Finland.
And the story continues..... In addition to eCOA (Clinical Outcome Assessments) CRF Health has recently added a new product to our offering TrialConsent™ which has been developed jointly in Romania and Finland. Vitruvian has recently entered into discussions with another private equity company, GenStar and we are in the process of having our ownership moved across to GenStar who in 2017 bought Bracket, another serious player in the eCOA and Clinical Trial space. This deal will result in the merging of both company, with the new entity then becoming a 1500 person company.
Our TrialMax® software platform is the market-leading eCOA (Electronic Clinical Outcome Assessments) solution for clinical trials. Patients, clinicians and caregivers around the world use this platform daily to report outcomes in clinical trials by using mobile devices and personal computers. The regulated nature of our business is challenging, but you will soon learn this exciting new world with the help of our domain experts.
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Database & System Administrator, Helsinki
Are you looking for a new interesting business area to work with? Are you looking for a meaningful job? We offer responsible position in international atmosphere and in growing technology company with competitiveness benefits.
Our Production IT team in Helsinki is growing and we are looking for a Database & System Administrator for full-time position.
As a Database & System Administrator you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the database systems. Typical tasks include database systems operations, maintenance, monitoring and upgrading of system and application software. You need to be able to cope with different technical platforms and need to be able to prioritize your tasks.
You will also participate in project work in various infrastructure development projects. Your role in these projects is providing technical expertise in design, setup and testing phase.
Key words Oracle DBA PostgreSQL
Software Architect, Helsinki
Are you enthusiastic about designing and building reliable, maintainable and easy-to-use systems? Are you seeking a meaningful role that positively impacts millions of lives?
We at CRF Health are pioneers in digitalizing patient information collection in clinical trials. We are looking for an experienced Software Architect to strengthen our ability to design and implement modern Web applications in the fast-growing business.
You will work full-time in a dynamic agile team environment that provides continuous challenges and opportunities to grow and expand your knowledge in new areas. Your position will be based in Helsinki R&D team.
Our TrialMax®software platform is the market-leading eCOA (Electronic Clinical Outcome Assessments) solution for clinical trials. Patients, clinicians and caregivers around the world use this platform daily to report outcomes in clinical trials by using mobile devices and personal computers. The regulated nature of our business is challenging, but you will soon learn this exciting new world with the help of our domain experts.
Apply now, we will fill the position as soon as the right candidate is found.