GTS Scientific completes Retained Search For Multiple Biometrics Openings

A global drug developer wanted to expand their biometrics/bioinformatics teams to help supplement the significant growth at their Philadelphia facility. They were planning to expand this department so that they could obtain people who are skilled in predictive analysis and predictive biological response. The developer had a need for people who would handle large data sets and make sure that all reporting from trials would abide by CDISC guidelines.  However, this field is sparse due to its innovative nature, but it was up to GTS Scientific to fill these openings.

GTS Scientific worked on 5 biometrics positions (listed below) of which 18 candidates were presented. The hiring team interviewed 15 of those candidates and from those interviews 5 offers were extended and accepted.

GTS Scientific’s existing knowledge of the industry and strong relationships with qualified leadership within the gene therapy industry enabled them to quickly react to the Company’s specific hiring needs. The GTS Scientific team tailored the search approach, identified candidates, interviewed, and elected a qualified shortlist for the Company’s Chief Technical Officer to hire.

Positions Filled:

  • Director, Biostatistics and Clinical Informatics
  • Principal Biostatistician
  • Principal Statistical Programmer
  • Senior SAS Programmer
  • Clinical Data Manager

1:3 candidates that GTS Scientific presented for these niche data sciences skillsets received and accepted offers.

As an experienced data science recruiting firm, GTS Scientific has the professional staff, experience, and resources to cost-effectively assume the role of a client’s entire internal recruiting department. GTS Scientific’s sourcing of qualified talent in a competitive marketplace and creating a shortlist for decision makers to interview, allowing the client to remain focused on their core business goals.

For this rapidly growing engineered T-cell developer, the experts at GTS Scientific customized a talent acquisition plan specific to the company’s needs. The drug developer was aggressively adding talent to their SAS Programming, Biostatistics, and clinical data management team requiring the GTS team to identify talent with specializations in Bayesian mathematics, SDTM and ADAM data sets, and metadata repository (RAVE) experience.

As a full-service recruiting firm, GTS Scientific managed the complete requisition process from job qualification, candidate sourcing, screening, and shortlist selection. After decision maker interviews, GTS Scientific was responsible for interview feedback, offer extensions/negotiations. GTS Scientific further supported management by developing and holding KPI meetings to keep hiring managers and executive management informed throughout the process and seeing each candidate through acceptance to their start dates.


With the help of GTS Scientific, the Company was able to maintain their concentration on their core goal of drug development within the immune-oncology space. GTS Scientific solved the business challenge of attracting and retaining 5 new high quality, specialized biometrics employees with a 1:3 interview to offer ratio.