Associate Director, IT Architecture (R1089744) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

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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.

Job description for Technical Architect – IQVIA BI Hosting Platform Data Services

Competitive salary and benefits

The IQVIA BI Hosting Platform

The IQVIA BI Hosting Platform is a multi-purpose, multi-tenant platform supporting a range of SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and DaaS (Data as a Service) offerings to our Global Lifesciences clients. The platform supports over 60 countries across the globe, delivering access and visual content to a wide range of IQVIA data. The team that designs and builds this expanding Platform are based in multiple locations and cover a range of skills and experience. We are looking for an experienced SQL and SSAS team leader who can drive enhanced delivery of correctly structured data solution to optimally utilise the tools we support on the Platform.

Role purpose:

Be a critical member in shaping the objectives and strategies of the combined Service Management Team, through working very closely with infrastructure architect, platform architect, programme manager and product management team.

Provide input and guidance for both application and service roadmap and lifecycles.

Provide optimal process design, solution and architectural oversight, and implementation guidance to the BI Hosting data engineering team.

Provide technical mentoring to members of the BI Hosting Data Management team.

Principal accountabilities:

Maintain and apply a deep and detailed understanding of the  IQVIA BI Hosting Platform and its tools and services.

Closing Date for Applications:Wednesday 28th August 2019

Review and critique plans and technical designs associated with IQVIA BI Hosting service tools delivery.

Provide innovative insights and suggestions for enhancing working methodologies, service offerings designs and client delivery solutions.

Provide 3rd line support for critical issues with BI Hosting service data structures

Partner with Business Units to ensure successful utilisation of Platform Services through the optimal delivery of well structured data

Qualifications and experience:

Required Technical Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience with Microsoft Enterprise stack (SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS, SharePoint etc)
  • 7+ year experience of IQVIA data sources
  • Detailed knowledge of Strategy Companion Analyzer structure and utilisation
  • Detailed knowledge of RoamBI structure and utilisation
  • Detailed knowledge of MicroStrategy Dossier structure and utilisation
  • Detailed knowledge of Microsoft PowerBI structure and utilisation
  • Strong understanding of ITIL concepts
  • Demonstrable success in leading the delivery of high volume repeatable data structures
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering innovative solutions in an enterprise delivery environment
  • Experience in delivering projects using Agile methodologies

Required Personal Skills

  • Experience of managing within a multi-functional team based in multiple locations across the globe
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven success working within a team environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting and optimisation skills coupled with strong end user support skills
  • Ability to manage multiple parallel processes, understanding the dependencies and interrelations between them, with strong change management and environment management

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday 28th August 2019

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: R1089744