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Data Analyst - Big Data Technologies (R1061516) in Zaventem, Belgium at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

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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.

Department:               Information & Technology Solutions

Reporting to:              Assoc Director, Pharma Dev & Production


  • To work with a team of data integrity analysts, both onshore in London and in our offshore hubs
  •  To explore and analyse large datasets, drawing insight and value to complex business issues
  • To design, develop, test and implement new tools that lead to improved business performance
  • To constantly be looking for ways to improve data quality that lead to improved customer satisfaction
  • To run exploratory and hypothesis driven analysis in an attempt to answer specific business questions or unlock additional value from our current datasets
  • To think creatively to generate new solutions and make improvements to current processes that deliver value to our customers
  • To obtain and utilise expertise relating to relevant IQVIA data, software and systems in the testing of new offerings and developments using data mining techniques
  • To be the source of knowledge for what data is held where, how data is structured and how data is moved between systems
  • To be a leader in the journey as IQVIA BE moves to big data technologies


  • Develop a specialisation into all relevant IQVIA BE and Lux data sources
  • Demonstrated ability to write and optimise database queries in SQL to cleanse extremely large data sets into manageable and meaningful outputs
  • Extract relevant information from a wide variety of data sources, translating complex data using core tools and produce solutions and presentations that deliver information in the most appropriate and impactful way
  • Support the business in development and implementation of new systems and offerings
  • Performs ongoing analysis and evaluation of existing processes with the objective of driving continuous data quality improvements
  • Understand difficult business problems and prototype new solutions
  • Support the development and documentation of new and existing processes and policies to support data quality and integrity.
  • Serves as an escalation point for resolving exceptions, issues and complex client queries
  • Support client facing teams through the provision of specialist data knowledge including attending client meetings where relevant
  • Proactively complete all people management activities including performance management and development


  • Graduate preferably with a mathematical, scientific, engineering or computer science based degree
  • 3 to 5 years experience in similar position
  • Highly numerate with strong statistical skills with an unconditional love for data, numbers and analytics
  • Customer-oriented personality with positive drive and a pragmatic, structured approach
  • Fluent in SQL & Python
  • Experience in at least one Data Visualisation Tool (QlikSense preferred)
  • Preferred (but not essential) experience any Big Data technologies such as languages like R, Hadoop, Machine Learning and Data Lakes
  • Pharmaceutical industry knowledge desired but not essential

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: R1061516