R&DS IT Business Analyst Intern (Summer 2020) (R1103351) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

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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.


As an IT Business Analyst Intern at IQVIA, you will be part of the IT team tasked to implement or maintain technology used to support our R&DS Clinical Operations business. The role of an IT business analyst is to be the conduit between the technology team and the business. The business analyst listens, asks questions, analyzes, and then documents what the team is describing they need.  This internship provides an opportunity for analytical thinkers who enjoy learning about business processes and interacting with new technology.


  • Engage stakeholders to elicit, elaborate and validate requirements.
  • Leverage process modeling to clarify business requirements.
  • Produce low fidelity wireframes to confirm and elaborate requirements.
  • Perform assigned requirements management tasks across the SDLC lifecycle.


  • Ability to perform in low complexity assignments.
  • Ability to acquire and use negotiation and customer management skills.
  • Ability to acquire and apply clinical research business knowledge.
  • Strong analytical skills to resolve problems and think creatively.
  • Strong writing skills in the creation of a variety of solution delivery documents.
  • Ability to perform as a member of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
  • Basic understanding of the software development life cycle from requirements gathering to implementation. 
  • Ability to understand how BA practices integrate into the SDLC.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to make formal presentations to various audiences.
  • Willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects.
  • Highly motivated to work independently and productively, with an aptitude to learn quickly.
  • Organizational skills to prioritize and plan work, multi-task and meet schedules.
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment with remote colleagues utilizing virtual technologies.
  • Sound understanding of Microsoft Office line of products, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

In This Position, You Will Have the Opportunity To

  • Acquire and apply clinical research business processes that you and your team are supporting.
  • Learn the technology that supports the business processes.
  • Work with your team gathering requirements for technology changes or implementations.
  • Learn the business requirements so that you can develop or modify functional specifications.
  • Ability to demonstrate an awareness of current industry practices and techniques for requirements management.


  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university/college with a major in Management Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Business degree with a minor in a technology program, or an equivalent degree.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

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: R1103351