General Information

Location: Hamilton Township, NJ

Organization: WIRB-Copernicus Group Inc

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Data Engineer will report to the VP, Technology Solutions and will be involved in the planning and execution of projects having a strong database and data analysis components across the Technology Organization in accordance with senior management guidance.  The position will combine data science, software engineering, business understanding and a close collaboration with internal and external customers, to develop new innovative solutions to the most challenging problems. 

Working in partnership with the CAO, CDO, Business SMEs and Technology SMEs, the Data Engineer will develop and influence innovative and best practice to enhance data storage, optimization and rendering across our portfolio of applications. This role will also support WCG’s data initiatives and act as the Product Engineering point of contact working closely with our Chief Data Officer and their team in support of our Knowledge Base initiative. Must be able to positively influence teams to achieve goals.


Establish standard and guidelines related to database architecture, data storage, reporting, dashboards, ETL and Business Intelligence as used in our applications
•Build data pipelines and complex engineering required to sustainably source data into a cloud environment
•Collaborate with our organizations to source data and interoperate with existing systems
•Be the technical point of contact for external parties for data related projects
•Work across the organization to develop new data-based capabilities in our products to increase both internal and customer value
•Support our Data organization to ensure our applications are collecting, organizing and providing the desired data points to support the WCG data strategy
•Contribute to our core digital platform and augment capabilities to build data assets and continuously improve our platform offering 

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Science, or equivalent work experience.
•Degree in Business Intelligence, Data Analytics or Applied Mathematics a plus


•Strong engineering background, with a degree or experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Engineering, or Data Science
•Proven experience in providing solutions for data management, business intelligence or technology organizations
•Deep experience with data technologies, from relational databases to big data solutions
•Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
•Data engineering and pipeline technology experience
•experience with a common open-source data programming language, such as R, Python and/or SQL
•Excellent organizational and leadership skills
•Excellent knowledge of data related technologies, databases, data processing, visualization and analytics 


The pioneer of independent ethical review, WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG), continues to drive ingenuity in the clinical research space. Today, WCG’s solutions are built upon the foundation of ethical review, but have grown to include a suite of complementary services and technologies that expand the capabilities of the modern research professional. WCG delivers transformational solutions that stimulate growth, foster compliance, and maximize efficiency for those who perform clinical trials.