RDS IT Architect Intern (Summer 2020) (R1104172) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

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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.

Here, at IQVIA™, we are building our internship program around smart, talented students. We are looking for innovative Computer Science, Data Science and Information Technology students with strong problem solving skills to participate in a unique, individualized internship program. Create your own experience through insightful interaction with many different business units across the organization that will allow you to help us develop outside the box solutions to solve some of the toughest problems currently facing the healthcare and Lifesciences industries, globally.

If you have a passion for making a difference in healthcare, then consider joining the company that created the Human Data Science industry. Participate in a fast-paced clinical technology project as a business analyst, solution architect, data scientist, program manager, software developer, and more.


  • Contributes to the definition and maintenance of corporate technology standards.
  • Accountable for the Architecture Solutions for a given Business Area – how all the components, subsystems, platforms, and integrations fit together to meet the business needs and how the solution fits in with the greater enterprise context.
  • Submits Architectural Specifications to the Architecture Review Board and follows the submission to final approval, positively collaborating with the board on all remediation items.
  • Establishes and documents an architectural design that satisfies the solution’s architectural requirements. Ensures that the Architectural Specification for the solution is documented in the approved ARB format
  • Ensures that key project delivery team members understand the architecture so that the design and implementation will be consistent with the architecture specification.
  • Works on understanding the specific business domain, designing and creating solutions, and making technology decisions for systems of medium complexity


  • Understanding of architectural principles (i.e. TOGAF)
  • Understanding of software integration (SOAP, REST, XML, JSON)
  • Diagramming and modeling experience (Visio and PowerPoint would be helpful)
  • Object Oriented Programming skills (C, C#, Java)
  • Understanding of Big Data technology concepts and technologies (NoSQL, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning would be a plus


  • Pursuing Bachelors or Masters in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Preferably a rising junior or senior

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 workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1104172