Machine Learning Eng 2 (R1102667) in Orchard Park, NY at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Participates in business level conceptual design scoping sessions, providing input on level of complexity,  potential solution approaches and algorithms, and time estimates to complete prototype and production models
  • Autonomously develops alternative conceptual solutions based on business requirements
  • Prepares model data for model training, testing, and validation.  Develops data requirements for production implementation of prototype models
  • Develops required model code and interoperability code to meet defined business requirements
  • Performs testing on prototype models and provides detailed feedback on model effectiveness
  • Acts as a subject matter expert for machine learning, AI, and other complex data algorithms, and maintains current knowledge in the field
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of computer operating procedures, operating standards, programming languages, and applicable software development tools
  • Documents code and systems to promote maintainability.
  • Performs other application development, diagnostic, and other special projects as may be assigned


  • Quantitative background with advanced degrees (Master +) in Statistics, computer science, engineering, informatics, data science, or related field.
  • In-depth understanding of machine learning algorithms and statistical models
  • Strong hands-on experience with Python or R.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: SQL / relational databases, big data technology (e.g., HDFS, Hive, Pig, or Spark)
  • Experience with deep learning libraries (e.g. Keras, Tensorflow, and PyTorch)
  • Ability to manage, lead and communicate


  • B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Master of Science in Statistics, computer science, engineering, informatics, data science, or related field.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1102667