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Tester, CODE UK (R1012678) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/11/2019

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Job Description

Tester, 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

Tester, 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 hands-on, dynamic, self-directed individual who can identify problems, recommend and define solutions, develop and execute appropriate test procedures that can change and grow as projects move from early pilot to high scale factory rollout.


  • Proactively drive the development of effective test processes for emerging pilot stage technology platforms.
  • Create test strategies and 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.
  • Ensuring that test evidence is appropriately recorded to validate the tests executed.
  • 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.
  • Where appropriate develop automated tools and utilities to improve speed of repeated test tasks as the project scales in number of sites.

Skills & Experience

  • 5 years+ experience of working in a complex data processing environment
  • Extensive 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
  • Proven experience with JavaScript and/or Java
  • 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 develop queries/procedures in SQL (e.g. PL/SQL, T-SQL)
  • Exposure to both Windows and Linux environments
  • Able to read and update UML and ERD diagrams
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate fluently, both verbally and written, in English


  • Exposure to healthcare \ life sciences \ clinical trials \ pharmaceutical data is highly preferred
  • Experience of Master & Reference Data Management
  • Experience with HL7 based data exchange would be beneficial

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™.

Job ID: R1012678