Training Specialist

Corporate Iselin, New Jersey

Position at Medidata Solutions

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Your Mission:

The primary responsibility of the Training Specialist is to deliver end-user technical training (in the format of web based and classroom style training) for the clinical research industry that adheres to company quality standards while staying current with the adult learning theory. 

Additionally, the Medidata Training Specialist will participate in the enhancement or development of new trainings which include a variety of formats such as eLearning, videos, formal documentation and instructor led training.

  • Deliver and manage technical training in a variety of formats including Instructor Led/Classroom Style, Webinar and Remote training for internal and external clients

  • Apply Medidata products to the clinical research process for training purposes

  • Follow standard Medidata guidelines and procedures under the guidance of a Senior Training Specialist or above

  • Build stable internal relationships within Medidata

  • Keep abreast of continually new and/or enhanced Medidata products and training for training development and delivery

  • Administer our Learning Management System

  • Manage time to prepare new classes in addition to delivering current training assignments

  • Effectively learn and deliver “Train the Trainer” sessions on new or enhanced products for internal and external clients

  • Promote student interest and participation throughout multiple days of technical trainings and webinar style training while ensuring understanding on all topics

  • Conduct logistical planning for assigned training activities

  • Manage and participate in multiple projects simultaneously

  • Special projects as assigned

  • Build productive internal/external working relationships

  • Be innovative and creative in developing training techniques to be used by the team

  • Ability to teach 30% of courses (Rave or CTMS courses)

  • Analyze and resolve problems and exercise judgement within Medidata guidelines to determine appropriate actions

Your Competencies:

  • Some knowledge of Medidata products other than Rave or CTMS

  • Experience leading/supporting training efforts in the clinical research process

  • Experience defining a technical training environment for a classroom setting

  • Ability to understand and differentiate audiences to be trained

  • Self-motivated, innovative and able to assume responsibility and work autonomously in a professional manner

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Solid analytical and technical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with employees throughout an organization, including programmers, marketing personnel and management

  • Strong Microsoft Office and G Suite skills

  • Ability to travel up to 50%, occasional weekends and international travel as necessary 

  • Develop clinical trial understanding

  • Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations requires review of various factors

  • Exercise judgement within defined parameters to determine appropriate action

  • Build productive internal/external working relationships

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required; or equivalent years of experience

  • A minimum of 2 years training and/or development experience is preferred

  • Medidata Rave and CTMS training, build experience or end user experience preferred

Note: The requirements should reflect your minimum requirements for the role in general


Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform. 


Medidata Solutions have powered over 20,000+ clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.


Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.