Senior Python Developer (R1079367) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

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.

Job Summary
This position is responsible for building and supporting features as well as mentoring peers and more junior engineers in the development of the DrugDev Spark platform.

Summary of Essential Job Functions
Ø Independently lead the development of medium to large system components
Ø Contribute to the design and development of new features and applications.
Ø Identify opportunities for process and tooling improvements and drive implementation
Ø Unit testing and functional testing of new functionality.
Ø Support customers and professional services as required to address any questions or resolve any issues related to the DrugDev Spark platform.
Ø Mentor peers and more junior engineers and perform peer code review.
Ø Review of functional specifications and other validation deliverables.
Ø Coordinate release management activities, including alignment with quality and validation processes
Ø Serve as the back-up to senior engineering staff for releases and other duties when others are unavailable
Ø Support recruitment and on-boarding of new team members
Ø Provide technical thought leadership and help evaluate emerging technologies and 3rd party products
Ø Other duties as assigned

Ø Technical/functional expertise .
Ø Communication
Ø Decision making
Ø Customer focus
Ø Conflict management
Ø Energy, motivation and work rate

Our ideal candidate will have

Ø BS in a related field (CS, Math) or comparable field 

Ø 5+ years prior related experience in developing web applications

Skill Requirements

Ø Good understanding of Python 2 or 3.

Ø Good understanding of SQLAlchemy, data modelling, Alembic, Postgres.

Ø Understanding of RESTful APIs and web services.

Ø Good understanding of Git.

Ø Be able to prioritise and focus on given priorities.

Ø Experience of working with Flask (or similar web framework) 

Ø Previous experience with scrum and Jira.

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.

Job ID: R1079367