Job Details

  • Title: Data Coordinator
  • Code: RCI-8612
  • Location: Cambridge Massachusetts (MA) 02142
  • Posted Date: 10/09/2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description




  • PRIMARILY oversee development and review on all external laboratory study-related documents (e.g. Data Transfer Specifications etc.)
  • Responsible for Lead Data Management activities for external laboratory data for Hematology/Oncology and Inflammation & Immunology clinical studies.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accurate, complete and timely collection, delivery and tracking of analytical information from translational research, CRO or collaborating laboratories for analysis, reporting and presentation
  • Manage & QC vendor deliverables pertaining to data transfers
  • Work with research study teams to develop research information management plans that outline data capture, data flow, data queries, manual checks, and data listings needed to ensure data integrity
  • Participate in comprehensive data review activities in coordination with project and study teams
  • Work with data scientists, computational scientists, biostatisticians and study scientists to resolve any data issues found during analysis
  • Responsible for receiving accurate data transfers and communicating with vendors about all discrepancies found
  • Perform manual data review, generate data queries to sites or vendors
  • Make data, including interim data, available to research department personnel as required
  • Demonstrated ability to programmatically integrate, verify and report data according to specifications
  • Work with data curators to ingest/load data to web-based platform for secure storage and shared access if required.



  • 2-3 years of experience in scientific data handling
  • Bachelor’s Degree in life science, computer science, or related discipline
  • Proficiency with managing organization of documents and data
  • Experience that represents strong attention to detail
  • Savvy with MS Office, particularly working proficiency in SharePoint and Excel, along with data visualization and other web-based tools
  • Superior proficiency with Windows-based computers, and strong technical acumen with the ability to track and organize large volumes of research data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, ability to work independently and within a team, and exemplary critical thinking, analytical skills, and judgment



  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with clinical personnel, study monitors, computational biologists, biostatisticians, programmers, and medical writers
  • Knowledge of FDA/ICH guidelines and industry standard practices regarding data management are helpful but not required
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in case report form design, central laboratories, programming databases, query resolution, data validation
  • Additional computer skills: knowledge of SAS and/or R programming preferred & detailed knowledge of at least one data management system