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Senior SQL Database Developer

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São Paulo, Brazil Full time R1405227

São Paulo, Brazil| Mexico| Remote

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The Senior SQL Database Developer is primarily responsible for the development and maintenance of the data-driven solutions including Investigator Grant Payment Forecasting and Reporting systems. Primary duties include understanding the underlying business processes and data for Clinical Trial Payments (CTP) Forecasting application, enhancing the current version, and developing the future versions.


  • Responsible for all technical aspects of data platform for the CTP Forecasting solution, including design, development, and maintenance.
  • Implement enhancements to the CTP Forecasting solution’s database platform and data ingestion processes based on the product roadmap and prioritized requirements, including integration with other IQVIA applications, etc.
  • Enhance existing and build new data models and data ingestion processes.
  • Oversee data ingestion of the forecasting studies in SQL Server environments.
  • Identify and improve data ingestions optimization, troubleshoot, and mitigate code defects.
  • Assist the Business Analysts and Data Architects with development effort estimates.
  • Mentor less-experienced developers to use best practices through design/code walk-throughs.
  • Develop technical specifications based on provided business requirements.
  • Maintain revisions to systems technical documentation inventory.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or any IT related field
  • 4-7 years of in-depth experience in an SQL Server development environment
  • In-depth understanding of SQL Server database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) methodologies
  • Working experience in the data warehouse design, development, and large data processing on SQL Server platform
  • In-depth strong expertise in T-SQL development (i.e. stored procedures, query optimization using execution plan, use of temporal audit tables) in SSMS tool
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) development
  • Working experience designing relational and dimensional database models
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical clinical trial, financial, or IT development roles/industries          
  • Knowledge of clinical trial process, ideally with specific knowledge on investigator contracts and essential site documents is a plus
  • Experience in financial forecast and accrual analysis is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative in a collaborative environment
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Possess positive attitude and ability to work in agile team environment
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including advanced Excel skills      

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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