Covance Programmer (RAVE) in Bangalore, India

Job Overview

  • Assist in the development and implementation of solutions to global technical service issues and concerns regarding EDC tools like Medidata RAVE, Oracle InForm and SAS programming.

  • Read, understand and program EDC objects/SAS programming as per the specification documents which meets client requirements and projects.

  • Work on EDC edit checks, DB design, custom functions, SAS checks, listings as required with guidance from senior staff.

  • Work on derivations, system dynamics and form dynamics as required to set up the database.

  • Complete assigned work utilizing Medidata RAVE or Oracle InForm or SAS or other proprietary software according to Covance SOPs, Work Instructions ,and project specific guidelines in accordance with Good Clinical Practices

  • Prioritize personal workload to meet specified completion dates.

  • Maintain study databases for assigned projects and SAS programming as assigned by managers.

  • Perform all work with knowledge of regulations pertaining to computerized systems to projects to ensure compliance.

  • Interact with project team members in related discipline e. g. Clinical Data Management, Clinical Operations and Data Management.

  • Display a positive attitude at all times, promoting and contributing to good team spirit in a professional environment

  • Continuously learn and improve communication and technical skills.

  • Attention to detail is essential and all tasks must be carried out to the highest standard.

  • Develop good problem solving skills and a willingness to learn and seek advice from senior Programming staff

  • Acquire knowledge of other aspects of the work of Programmer under the supervision of the senior Programming staff

  • Carry out all activities according to Covance SOPs working within the framework of the Quality Management System and to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior Programming staff.

  • Required any of the below skills as mandatory:- 1. SQL 2. Global Librarian 3. Safety Gateway 4. Coder Setup 5. IVRS 6. Rave 7. Core configuration 8. Lab administration 9. Rave Balance


Bachelor's and higher.


  • 1 -2.5 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

  • Self-motivation

  • 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 2018-25768

Job Category Biostatistics/Programming

Position Type Full-Time

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