Sr Software Development Analyst (R1100019) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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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.

Do you want the challenge of building out top-of-the-line analytics solutions while helping set the foundation for rapid system development for the next several years at IQVIA? 

The Market Access Analytic Solutions team of IQVIA seeks a Senior Tableau Developer to join our team of talented Data Visualization and Analytics Developers.  Located in Cambridge, MA, we partner with data engineers, consulting colleagues, and technical teams to develop scalable and efficient analytics solutions.

Our syndicated solutions are used by 100’s of users inside and outside of IQVIA who seek to understand the impact of cost and restrictions on patient access to their medicine and on their product performance.  We are constantly extending our offerings, working with clients to solve problems and analytics teams to develop new metrics and KPI’s.

The Senior Software Development Analyst shall be responsible for designing, developing and deploying complex data transformation solutions to be used by the Market Access team in analytic solutions consumed by pharmaceutical manufacturers.  The individual is responsible for aggregation of data, query writing using Scala, R, Python, Hive, Spark, and Impala.  The Sr Software Development Analyst will optimize data architecture in an HDFS environment.

Senior Software Development Analyst interacts with our internal clients and Big Data Architects to design and build scalable, enterprise analytic solutions.  They will know how to manage small projects and mentor other team members.  The Senior Analyst will partner with our Business Analysts to ensure high caliber requirements and configuration documentation is complete and available. 


  • Design, build, deploy automated analytic solutions in a big data environment using Scala, Hive, Spark, and Impala
  • Programming using C#, ASP.NET and Angular JS
  • Develop table architectures supporting Tableau Data Visualizations
  • Test/validate automation scripts built for the big data environment
  • Resolve Level 3 production issues with off-shore production operations team
  • Hands on with usage of Git
  • Mentor/train colleagues on big data concepts and processes


  • BA in a relevant discipline with strong academic record
  • 3+ years of total experience as a big data developer
  • 3+ years of pharmaceutical industry knowledge, with a preference toward managed markets/contracting experience preferred
  • Expert in Hive, Scala, Impala, Spark and NoSQL database technology skills and hands on with usage of Git
  • Participate in discussions (involving onsite/offshore teams) of requirement analysis/clarifications, architecture, design and development
  • Proven documentation and organizational skills
  • Experience with Agile SCRUM and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to write clean code
  • Knowledgeable on programming using C#, ASP.NET and Angular JS
  • Flexible enough to adjust to the change in work / technology / Team / etc
  • Creative energy and a sense of humor
  • Applies programming tools, procedures, functions and routines towards delivering the assigned task or activity.
  • Experience working with a global development team a plus
  • Experience with JIRA / Confluence a plus


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: R1100019