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DevOps Engineer (R1015195) in Frederick, MD at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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Job Description

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.

About DrugDev, An IQVIA Company
DrugDev is committed to providing sponsors, CROs and sites with solutions that transform clinical research through collaboration, standardization and an outstanding technology experience. We are proud to provide a unified clinical operations suite that enables most top pharma and CROs to use technology enabled solutions to accelerate clinical operations

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Manage our SaaS and FSP IT infrastructure to support rapidly increasing user demand
  • Build and automate development tools to support continuous validation of software in compliance with strict regulatory requirements.
  • Execute performance tuning, monitoring, patching and other system administration tasks to support fault-tolerant, high availability infrastructure.
  • Lead a continually improving automated testing effort
  • Coordinate and execute backups, regular maintenance, and disaster recovery tests
  • Contribute to the design and development of new features and applications, ensuring that we deliver solutions that are suited to our operational demands as well as customer needs.
  • Write and maintain procedures and work instructions to thoroughly document and communicate development operations.
  • Support our integrations pipeline and troubleshoot issues.
  • Other tasks as needed


  • Technical/functional expertise
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Customer focus
  • Conflict management
  • Energy, motivation and work rate

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have responsibility for managing people. 

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • At least 1 year of experience managing production systems in a SaaS environment.
  • At least 1 year of experience supporting MS SQL and WIndows IIS
  • At least 1 year of experience in developing automated testing scripts
  • MS and Cisco certifications or commensurate experience

Skill Requirements

  • Experience with managing systems in production using an infrastructure as code model
  • Knowledge of networking and system security, including firewall management and VPNs
  • Knowledge and strong familiarity with SQL, IIS/Windows Server, AWS
  • The ability to be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation
  • Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail


  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list for the third year in a row.
  • Recognised by the 2016 Scrip Awards as the Best Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization (CRO).
  • Awarded the 2016 Eagle Award from the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) for the fourth consecutive year. A site-nominated award recognising contract research organizations (CRO) and biopharmaceutical sponsors dedicated to building positive relationships with research sites through leadership, professionalism and integrity.
  • IQVIA™ named in The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® List which recognizes the world’s best service providers across a range of industries.

We value the well-being of our team members and offer a comprehensive suite of benefits. These include Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible/Health Savings’ accounts, Life and Disability, 401(k) with employer match, generous paid time off and flexible work schedules in a fun, business casual environment.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

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 ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1015195