Job Opportunities 2017-05-26T14:26:12+00:00

Job Opportunities

Biostatistical Programmer – REQ20041682

This Statistician I actively contributes to the ATRI Biostatistics mission, and is responsible for providing statistical programming support. As a member of the biostatistics team, this individual will create the R code to prepare analysis datasets as well as interactive graphical and tabular study reports and dashboards.

Minimum Education: Master’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise: Biometry, Biostatistics or Statistics; mainframe computer and PC experience; experience with SAS, Epilog, BMDP, GLIM or SPSS

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Biostatistical Programmer – REQ20042376

This Statistician I actively contributes to the ATRI Biostatistics mission, and is responsible for providing statistical programming support. As a member of the biostatistics team, this individual will create the R code to prepare analysis datasets as well as interactive graphical and tabular study reports and dashboards.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Design and generate study and data monitoring reports. Create R (Shiny) applications to visualize study data.
  • Produce analysis datasets, listings, tables, and figures for research projects, per specifications, while maintaining documentation.
  • Define analytical variables collaboratively with study team.
  • Design comprehensive quality assurance and validation process for codebase.
  • Perform data analysis using statistical methods. Review results for anomalies, investigate to determine cause, and correct code if necessary.
  • Assist in interpretation of results and prepare tables or graphs for inclusion in reports and research papers.

Requirements:

  • Excellent programming skills
  • Ability to work well with both fellow statisticians and other researchers
  • Thorough knowledge of standard and advanced statistical methods, including classic CART trees, linear discriminant analysis, random forests, and classical and generalized regression
  • Biostatistics experience in clinical research. Demonstration of a data analysis project (for example, a thesis) would be acceptable
  • Experience with programming and data management using R
  • Experience with clinical trials and longitudinal data
  • Strong time management and organizational skillsenvironment

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Location: San Diego, CA

Minimum Education: Master’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise: Biometry, Biostatistics or Statistics; mainframe computer and PC experience; experience with SAS, Epilog, BMDP, GLIM or SPSS.

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Clinical Monitor – REQ20043655

Incumbent will provide specialized research support to investigators in the development of research protocols for a project or study. Or supervises a segment of a research project such as data collection or data analysis.  Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the design of study protocols.
  • Recommends methods and procedures for data acquisition, management and quality control as well as statistical techniques for data analysis.
  • Contributes to the writing of reports, research papers, articles and other documentation of study results.
  • Independently conducting visits to assigned study sites. During each visit, incumbent will review all case report forms (CRF) (either in electronic and/or paper form) at each assigned center, verify that requested corrections to forms have been made, and compare the CRF with any source documentation available, to ensure accuracy of data entry.
  • Responsible for reviewing and evaluating clinical interviews (such as Clinical Dementia Rating) and neuropsychological tests and ensure interviews are rated and tests are scored in a standardized manner. This involves reviewing interview and scoring materials, and contacting centers as necessary to review interview and rating procedures. Will oversee and provide guidance to the Project Coordinator in quality control activities within the Coordinating Center.
  • Perform audits and ensure all data necessary for analysis has been collected and shows to be accurate, giving special attention to primary outcome measures, as well as, safety measures.

Preferred:

  • Thorough knowledge of clinical trials.
  • Monitoring of clinical trials and medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of the drug development process.
  • Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
  • Understanding of FDA regulations pertaining to Good Clinical Practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of local and/or country’s regulation pertaining to clinical trials and monitoring.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on education and experience.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Monitoring of clinical trials and medical terminology. Knowledge of the drug development process.Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Understanding of FDA regulations pertaining to Good Clinical Practices.Thorough knowledge of local and/or country’s regulation pertaining to clinical trials and monitoring.

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Clinical Research Data Manager – REQ20043730

We are looking to add a Clinical Research Data Manager to lead two to four studies (both intervention and non-intervention), performing and managing all aspects of the Clinical Data Management (CDM) role.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience in clinical trials at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research institute: as well as a good understanding of databases and data analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the scientific team to determine deliverables and study expectations
  • Coordinate with our team of data analysts to establish all aspects of data collection, data transfers, data cleaning and reporting
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement and process optimization initiatives
  • Contribute to cross-functional collaboration, decision-making and goal-setting

Preferred:

  • 3 years of experience.
  • Experience in clinical trials data management in an academic research setting or other clinical trials office.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on experience and education.

Bachelor’s degree or combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

2 years of experience.

Experience in clinical trials data management. Requires strong attention to detail with prior data entry experience. Understands medical terms and familiar with various assessment criteria. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to manage time efficiently.

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Clinical Research Program Manager, Data Management – REQ20044977

The Program Manager will lead a growing Data Management team and be responsible for carrying out program objectives in the area of clinical data management. As part of a dynamic team, this individual will work closely with and support the clinical research team and investigators specialized in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials worldwide.

Minimum Education – Bachelor’s degree or combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience – 3 years

Minimum Field of Expertise – Directly related professional and supervisory experience in area of program specialization.

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Project Assistant – REQ20042079

The ATRI Project Assistant serves a key role on the Clinical Operations team. Responsibilities of the Project Assistant position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining spreadsheets and other data management systems to track, maintain and disseminate information necessary for the effective oversight of clinical trial sites and study activities
  • Drafting communications and interfacing with clinical trial sites to ensure adherence to study procedures and ICH-GCP (Good Clinical Practices) guidelines
  • Drafting and reviewing for Quality Control and distributing study materials such as source documents, procedures manuals, training certificates, etc.
  • Organizing and filing essential documents consistent with the study protocol’s Trial Master File
  • Facilitating teleconferences, meetings and training sessions
  • Documenting attendance, taking minutes and logging decisions at meetings
  • Assisting with the procurement and distribution of supplies and other materials necessary for the successful conduct of the trial

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Preferred: Two years of experience and Clinical Trial Research knowledge.

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Location: San Diego, CA

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Programmer Analyst II – REQ20041865

ATRI is looking for a Programmer Analyst II that will assist with developing software applications using programming languages to the given design specifications. Follows design specifications to code, test, debug, install, document, and maintain software applications. Develops new and enhanced functionality for software applications. Prepares code documentation in support of program development. Performs work of moderate complexity and handles most activities under general supervision of more experienced programming staff.

Designs, codes, tests, debugs, installs, documents and maintains moderately complex software applications.

Will be responsible for Interfacing with users to determine their software application objectives, scope and requirements.

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Bachelor’s Degree: Combined work experience and education as equivalent.

1 year experience: Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience.

Location: San Diego, CA

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Programmer Analyst III – REQ20043782

ATRI is looking for a Programmer Analyst III that will assist with developing software applications using programming languages to the given design specifications. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follow design specifications to code, test, debug, install, document, and maintain software applications.
  • Develops new and enhanced functionality for software applications.
  • Prepares code documentation in support of program development.
  • Responsible for Interfacing with users to determine their software application objectives, scope and requirements.
  • Performs work of moderate complexity and handles most activities under general supervision of more experienced programming staff.

Preferred skills:

  • 3+ years full-stack web development experience including front-end, back-end
  • Experience with Django and the Django security models is highly preferred
  • Experience writing and shipping code with a modern web application framework (preferably: AngularJS, Cassandra, React, NoSQL)
  • Experience with an RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience with version control fundamentals (GIT, HG, SVN, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile Project Management Tools (Atlassian – JIRA – Confluence)
  • Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and Continuous Integration
  • Strong understanding of fundamental web service technologies including XML, SOA, and REST is highly preferred
  • Strong software integration experience
  • Strong understanding of AWS

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalent

Minimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise: Sound knowledge of programming and documentation procedures, programming methods, program flow charts and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages. Competent to work independently on complex programming activities.

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Project Assistant – REQ20042075

The ATRI Project Assistant serves a key role on the Clinical Operations team.  Responsibilities of the Project Assistant position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining spreadsheets and other data management systems to track, maintain and disseminate information necessary for the effective oversight of clinical trial sites and study activities
  • Drafting communications and interfacing with clinical trial sites to ensure adherence to study procedures and ICH-GCP (Good Clinical Practices) guidelines
  • Drafting and reviewing for Quality Control and distributing study materials such as source documents, procedures manuals, training certificates, etc.
  • Organizing and filing essential documents consistent with the study protocol’s Trial Master File
  • Facilitating teleconferences, meetings and training sessions
  • Documenting attendance, taking minutes and logging decisions at meetings
  • Assisting with the procurement and distribution of supplies and other materials necessary for the successful conduct of the trial

The ideal candidate will have strong organizational capabilities, excellent written and oral communications skills and demonstrated ability to support clinical trials or similar research activities.

Preferred: Two years of experience and Clinical Trail Research knowledge.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Minimum education: High School or equivalent

Minimum experience: 1 year experience

Minimum field of expertise: Knowledge of data collection procedures and some experience with proposal preparation and production of technical documents

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Systems Administrator III – REQ20044813

ATRI is looking for a Systems Administrator III that will assist with customizing and maintaining a multi-platform system configuration, ensuring efficiency and security. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Proven ability to be strategic, creative, and interested in leveraging technology to solve business problems
  • Effectively develops and communicates a business/technology approach to solve business needs
  • 3+ years of experience building and supporting solutions on Amazon AWS
  • Ability to implement cloud infrastructure designs provided by architects
  • Willingness to provide solution in design, troubleshooting, and operations
  • Understand fault models and able to design fault-tolerant distributed systems
  • Comprehensive experience with AWS including a solid understanding of CI and CD, CloudFormation, Amazon S3, RDS, EC2, SQS and Route 53

Preferred skills:

  • Familiar in developing on distributed storage systems
  • Familiar in public cloud service providers such as AWS, VMware vCloud, Microsoft O365, Rackspace, and IBM Cloud
  • Familiar in developing and troubleshooting Python, Node based applications

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum experience: 3 years

Minimum field of expertise: Advanced understanding of and experience with systems administration, backups, operating systems programming languages and associated hardware platforms. Previous systems administration experience required.

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