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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Data Quality Manager in Rockville, Maryland

Data Quality Manager

Research & Innovation

Rockville, MD



This individual contributor position is will be a member of the Translational Informatics team within USPs Digital and Innovation Division. USP’s Digital and Innovation Division mission is to define and build digital products, standards, and solutions aligned with stakeholder needs. The Data Quality Manager will be responsible for ensuring quality of USP data assets that are published externally.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Designs processes and tools, or improve existing tools that enable data quality measurement, specifically for data sets and services that are published for use by external stakeholders

  • Leads the creation of data quality goals and benchmarks

  • Works with technical teams to translate end-user requirements for data quality into functional requirements

  • Defines, develops, and executes automated end-to-end testing protocols and reports to ensure data quality

  • Conducts root cause analysis when issues with data are discovered and lead process to document and remediate issues

  • Ensures that existing tools and processes that generate data are documented and understood

  • Communicates and collaborates with relevant departments and teams to understand critical data elements in data assets and publications to ensure quality is understood and built into processes (completeness, validity, version control, etc.)

  • Seeks and flags opportunities to enhance data quality and reduce quality risks throughout the data lifecycle

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Data Science, Cheminformatics, Health Informatics

  • Five (5) years of experience in related field

  • Four (4) years of experience working with data related to life sciences contents such as chemistry, biology, genetics, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Preferred

  • Meticulous and attentive to details while being able to process data quickly

  • Experience in digital product quality assurance and data governance

  • Experience with automation of quality solutions such as reports, comparisons, visualizations, etc.

  • Ability to innovate in development of quality solutions that combine multiple data assets from across the enterprise

  • Experience with guiding, prioritizing, and influencing Agile development teams

  • Experience with tools such as Python, Unix, R Studio, Tableau, MySQL/Oracle, Protégé, or other tools and software as to query and analyze unstructured or structured data

  • Ability to communicate business requirements to software developers to enhance technical platforms

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong people skills and organizational skills

  • Excellent communications skills, including both verbal and written

  • Ability to present and impart knowledge to diverse audiences

Supervisory Responsibilities


USP offers an impressive benefits package , including:

  • Generous paid time off – 14 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family)

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Job Category Research & Innovation