Data Testing / QA Engineer (R1040223) in Bath, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

The Performance Management and Insights team (PM&I) is based in Bath and specializes in providing technology solutions and data management services to pharmaceutical companies. We are at the forefront of the industry in terms of delivering technology through innovation and are well known for our client focused approach.

Role Summary:
The QC Test Engineer will become part of an innovative QA/QC team, with a focus on ensuring high standard data development and delivery to clients. 

The role will be central to new client developments, ensuring that data has been correctly loaded, and ensuring associated data manipulations (business rules) have been applied to meet the clients’ business need

As part of the client delivery team, you will be involved in all stages in the project lifecycle, from scoping, through estimating, designing test plans, executing test plans and creating automated data load test routines for the production teams.

You will be using strong problem-solving and technical skills to trace issues and investigate databases to find causes of discrepancies, and will concisely communicate solutions to the development team.

The is also driving towards constantly improving existing processes and bring in best practice to the QC framework. You will be part of this, helping in the design and building of  core automated routines to drive towards standardization and innovative approaches to QC and QA.


  • Test database developments to ensure developed as per scope
  • Create automated data testing routines for ongoing data loads
  • Work as part of the office based project teams, including project manager and development teams to ensure high quality of deliverables and correctness of developments during set-up projects - including developing test plans, and executing overseeing services team testing
  • Support production team with issues arising and problem solving during ongoing data loads
  • Work with Business Analysts to Interpret scope and develop quality plan
  • Test database has been correctly loaded and associated business rules have been developed correctly
  • Estimating level of effort for new client project work
  • Help in the development of core testing routines and support services team in building and executing test plans

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a database / ETL quality control environment
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Strong technical skills and experience in SQL, Excel and VBA, with relevant qualifications
  • Enthusiasm and drive to help small delivery teams to provide complex data management solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and manage time and priorities effectively
  • Good communication skills to work closely with development teams, clearly able to describe bugs and changes required

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: R1040223