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IQVIA Principal EDC Programmer (Home-Based) - IQVIA Biotech in Indianapolis, Indiana


Program and test Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems for conducting clinical trials. Coordinate tasks and resource allocation for projects under the supervision of the Manager of Project Programming. Develop training materials and assist with the development of programming work practices as needed.


  • Work with the Manager of Project Programming to coordinate programming tasks and resources during the development of EDC systems.

  • Serve as backup to the Manager of Project Programming as needed.

  • Develop and deliver training courses for other Programmers and IQVIA Biotech staff.

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of departmental and divisional work practices, SOPs and forms.

  • Assist with budget review for new proposals and CCBs as assigned.

  • Supervise other Programmers, ensuring that departmental, divisional, and corporate standards and practices are followed.

  • Track new releases and versions of EDC software and communicate within IQVIA Biotech as needed.

  • Evaluate new software and provide recommendation for adoption.

  • Assist with the validation of new software and releases.

  • Perform same duties as Senior EDC Programmer.


  • Knowledge of clinical research process and methodology.

  • Understanding of current GCP, ICH, and FDA guidelines and regulations applicable to conduct of clinical research.

  • Ability to help supervise resources and plan long-range tasks for EDC development.

  • Ability to conduct training sessions with existing training modules and update or create new training modules as needed.

  • Ability to manage software releases and report software issues to EDC vendor.

  • Ability to program electronic case report forms (eCRF’s) and edit checks within an EDC system.

  • Experience using Visual Basic / VB Script, SQL (preferably Oracle), HTML, and XML.

  • Ability to work creatively and independently to carry out assignments of a complex nature.

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with other professional staff members.

  • Ability to learn new programming languages, technology, and tools that will facilitate the clinical trial process.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in programming; or Associate’s in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in programming; or high school diploma (or equivalent) with 7 years of work experience in programming; or equivalent combination of experience and knowledge.

  • Programming experience with one or more of the currently supported IQVIA Biotech EDC platforms.

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required


At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.