Signant Health

  • IT Graduates, Programming

    Job Locations UK-LND-Hammersmith
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Permanent Employee - Full-Time
  • Role Overview



    Exciting new opportunity to join a fast-growing company. As an Application Specialist you will work on developing Mobile, Tablet and Web applications using the proprietary TrialMax platform. You will become an expert on our applications and hugely knowledgeable about clinical trials and the biotechnology sector. This is a hybrid role of a Business Analyst and Software Developer, to conduct tailoring of our applications used in clinical research organisations.  We want you to have an awareness of SQL and/or programming languages such as Python or Java as well as desire to continue to develop and learn new skills.  
    On occasion, you may be required to support sales efforts. Designs of Clinical Trials 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 their feasibility and incorporating any necessary changes to the software design. As an Application Specialist, you will be enhancing the tool, using our proprietary language & platform to provide & capture the information in the way that the client requires and further develop the tool to ensure the functionality required is in place to support throughout the clinical trial period.
    A background in SQL and programming 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 the Pharmaceutical industry. As well as being a specialist in the Signant Health applications you will soon become a  Subject Matter Expert with real knowledge of Clinical Trials and Clinical Research.





    Key Accountabilities/Decision Making & Influence


    • Perform requirement gathering and Business Analyst tasks for eCOA collection, reporting and data transfer.
    • Provide guidance to the client on the most suitable solution, ensuring that all recommendations are achievable within the scope of the product
    • Develop eCOA solutions using TrialMax platform (Web, Slate, Touch, App) according to the requirements gathered and interpretation of the client clinical protocol
    • Present eCOA solutions at client design review and testing (UAT) meetings at customer sites (as required)
    • Create dynamic online reports in TrialManager web portal, using SQL (as required)
    • Implement custom data post-processing tools, using Java (as required)
    • Actively participate at client meetings acting as an ambassador for Signant Health at all times
    • Investigate and propose solutions for change in requirements or potential issue/bug
    • Ensure that the Project Team maintains high quality service and on time delivery of project outputs for the client; guarantee thorough unit testing
    • Support development, review and approval of project related study documentation during the course of the Project Lifecycle; ensure documentation is complete and of a high quality
    • Work with Project Managers to ensure complete review of application design for end user and adherence to the clinical protocol
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance to QMS (Quality Management System)
    • Perform billable application work, including system reviews and sales prototypes at customer sites
    • Ensure, knowledge and understanding remains up-to-date with TrialMax software releases and updates
    • Support onboarding and training/mentoring of new hires


    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    • BSc/BEng, BA and/or relevant experience
    • Demonstrated programming experience for at least one programming language e.g. SQL/Python/Java/C#/C++


    • Excellent time management and communication skills
    • Team working and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently, demonstrate problem solving skills and ability to escalate when necessary and help others
    • Able to provide succinct and accurate feedback to the client and the teams about progress and outcomes
    • Evidence of the willingness and capability to share knowledge openly with others.
    • Remains calm under pressure and can handle multiple tasks at any one time, with continual desire to improve and learn new skills
    • Has great attention to detail and accuracy in what they do and takes pride in delivery a high-quality output
    • Must be team oriented with a 'Can Do' attitude


    What we offer:

    • Competitive salary
    • Realistic career progression
    • 25 days’ holiday
    • Life cover 4 x salary
    • Travel insurance on personal journeys
    • Discounts on private medical insurance
    • Delicious weekly company breakfast


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