Information Management Architect (m/f) (R1073887) in Frankfurt/Main, DE at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

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Job Description

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.

Reimagine healthcare with us

At IQVIA, you will have the opportunity to build your career, while helping our customers drive human health outcomes forward. We dedicate our experience, resources and reputation so that you can drive your career and choose the path that best defines your development and success.

The Technology Solutions division of IQVIA develops, markets, and implements healthcare-focused enterprise software applications to help life sciences customers drive their business from molecule to market.

Function Purpose

Technology Solutions' Global Delivery organization contributes to the implementation and ongoing support of the IQVIA technology product portfolio at Life Sciences clients around the world. The scope of Global Delivery includes:

• Serving the needs of IQVIA Regional Business Units to deliver IQVIA Tech Solutions product offerings either in full, or in coordination with their regional Delivery teams

• End-to-end delivery coverage for the full SDLC (implementation through support)

• Leadership of complex multi-country or integrated solutions, particularly in Europe (Program/Project Mgmt, Business Analysis, Solution Architecture)

• Supplying skilled technical resources from low-cost delivery centers in Europe and South Asia (Dev/Config, Testing, Service Desk, Tier 2 Support)

Role Overview

The Information Management (IM) Architect position ensures successful product delivery by  designing and delivering, in close relationship with the technical developers, end-to-end Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Warehousing solution architectures for IQVIA Clients.


As Information Management Architect, you will:

  • Be accountable for the overall design of technical MDM and CDW solution architecture
  • Ensure that technical conditions are in place for a successful delivery of the MDM / CDW solution
  • Work hand-in-hand with delivery managers to ensure escalations (from Clients or internal from RBU/Country stakeholders) are addressed adequately; the architect will work alongside project experts to take responsibility to address technical issues and propose adequate solutions in coordination with the technical teams
  • Engage with customers on regular basis (project kick-off, project meeting)
  • Within a project, technically manage / advise the technical delivery team (onshore, nearshore and/or offshore)
  • Work closely with additional teams contributing to the delivery of Information Management; including PMO, offshore technical delivery centers and service management.
  • Work closely with the IM product team, to get full knowledge and understand the IM products (MDM and CDW); provide feedback to the product roadmap, anticipate impact on the assigned IM projects.
  • Work closely with RBU IM leaders to understand IM forecast and regional specifics
  • Participate in the business development process for IM opportunities as needed

Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years' experience managing Information Management project implementation
  • Strong technical skills and the ability to work with project teams geographically dispersed
  • Deep knowledge of SaaS business model and end-to-end delivery model, with specific expertise in IM Implementation
  • Robust experience designing and delivering complex IT solutions
  • Expert in Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Warehousing including experience and expertise in the following technologies: Reltio (MDM, CDW) and Informatica (ETL)
  • Additional technical qualifications: strong expertise in most of the following technologies: Big Data, NoSQL, Graph DB, Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop, AWS, Amazon S3, RedShift
  • Demonstrated success building effective relationships with a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders, including senior technical leaders and associates across different functions
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and able to match stakeholder expectations to urgently deliver exceptional results
  • Excellent communications, problem solving and technical skills
  • Knowledge of Healthcare/Life Sciences Industry a plus
  • Experience in global roles; understanding of cultural sensitivities and time zones required.
  • Flexible, periodic travel for internal and client meetings

Interested? Please send your CV, inlcuding a cover letter, certificates and references.

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 ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1073887