Database Administrator (R1115820) in Milwaukee, WI at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

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.

Database Administrator


As a Database Administrator with IQVIA, you’ll be responsible for design and/or modification of design of existing databases to solve database processing problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. You’ll be tasked to:

  • Ensures that databases meet required operational standards and performance levels (as measured by reliability, response time, query execution time, etc.).
  • Act as senior consultant for lower staff providing technical advice and consultation on database analysis and database design reviews.
  • Prepares recommendations based on potential database design and implementation approaches implementation approaches as well as backup and recovery strategies.
  • Participates in the administration, monitoring, tuning and support of databases in the production environment

Skills & Experience

Candidates interested in joining IQVIA as a Database Administrator should have:

  • Demonstrate analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, meeting and workshop facilitation, business and report writing
  • Strong capability in juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high-quality outcomes
  • Hands on experience administering high availability MS SQL and/or Oracle databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals

Qualifications & Other requirements

In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining IQVIA as a Database Administrator should have:

  • Strong academic track record including bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related discipline or knowledge acquired through equivalent experience and a minimum of eighth (8) years of information technology experience with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the database administration area
  • Oracle and distributed databases experience are nice to have. 
  • Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral); additional languages an advantage
  • Experience working with distributed teams, preferably onshore-offshore combination


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: R1115820


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