Test Analyst (R1113009) in Madrid, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

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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.

Test Analyst, Real World Insights

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.

Position Summary

Test Analyst, Real World Insights

We are recruiting an experienced Test Analyst who will be part of an expert technical team, developing technical platforms that will allow the extraction, transformation and loading between different systems and databases, on a number of key large-scale projects. The data is primarily in the areas of medical, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and as such, requires a strong understanding of related security considerations and practices.

We are looking for a self-directed individual who can work with the test lead and development team to develop and execute appropriate test procedures appropriate for the stage of the project as it moves from early pilot to high scale factory rollout.


  • Assist in the development of effective test processes for emerging pilot stage technology platforms.
  • Create test plans to enable thorough test coverage of systems.
  • Build repeatable test scenarios that can be used for regression testing.
  • Develop test procedures for validating regularly executed business processes such as on-boarding of hospital data.
  • Create and harvest suitable test data.
  • Work with country data integration teams to test hospital vendor system interfaces and configurations.
  • Thoroughly and accurately follow manual test procedures, accurately recording test evidence.
  • Log and track defects raised during testing and proactively ensure satisfactory resolution through collaboration with development teams.
  • Assist in the development of automated tools and utilities to improve speed of repeated test tasks as the project scales in number of sites.

Skills & Experience

  • 3 years+ experience of working in a complex data processing environment, with experience in developing test plans, test scenarios and their execution.
  • Experience of developing and utilizing automated test tools
  • Experience in testing Data Warehouses and Extraction, Transformation, Loading (ETL) procedures:
    • Source-to-Target mappings with exposure to both Normalised and Dimensional data models
    • Data Flow transformations including reconciliation of business rule logic
    • Exception handling and logging
    • Scheduling & timing issues, data capacity and latency
  • Comfortable working with various file formats including CSV, XML data and XSD Schema
  • Hands on experience with at least one RDBMS (Oracle preferred)
  • Able to write queries in SQL
  • Exposure to both Windows and Linux environments
  • Strong understanding of general software development approaches and principles: Waterfall, Iterative, Test-driven dev, Source Control, Testing
  • Test experience with both functional and non-functional requirements e.g. performance, quality, security etc.
  • Hands on experience with requirements and test management tools (Confluence, JIRA and Zephyr preferred)
  • Ability to communicate fluently, both verbally and written, in English


  • Exposure to healthcare \ life sciences \ clinical trials \ pharmaceutical data is highly preferred
  • Experience with JavaScript and/or Java
  • Able to read UML and ERD diagrams

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

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

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: R1113009


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