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Principal – Data Engineering and Analytics (Payer/Provider focus)

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Full time R1296234

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Principal – Data Engineering and Analytics (Payer/Provider focus)

IQVIA Healthcare Solutions supports healthcare payers, providers and other risk bearing entities with product and service-based offerings that leverage vast data assets, advanced analytics and technology to solve complex business challenges.  This Principal role is a leadership position within our Offerings and Delivery organization which is responsible for all Product Management, Product Engineering, Service Delivery, Support and Managed Services.

The Principal is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the team and ensuring business objectives and customer needs are met.  The Principal is accountable for overall delivery of a set of service offering across clients/projects, quality control, profitability, and high customer satisfaction.  This role will also require a high level of attention to the team members, growing existing team members and onboarding new employees as necessary to support growth, while ensuring the proper training and work/life balance is maintained.

The Principal will define a set of accelerated offerings to bring to market, collaborate with product engineering in the development of products and accelerators, and oversee deployment of their offerings to our clients.

In this role you will:

  • Lead and grow a team that supports enterprise data and analytic initiatives at healthcare payers and providers through data strategy, data architecture, data integration, data modeling, BI and analytic technology enablement.
  • Provide strategic thought leadership, enterprise data & analytics strategy, roadmaps, technology, and approaches to the creation and management of Enterprise data platforms for multiple key strategic healthcare payer and provider accounts.
  • Provide oversight on multiple client engagements addressing data engineering and analytics including Enterprise Data Hub (EDH), Data Warehouse (DW), Business Intelligence (BI) and advanced analytic technology, focusing on client satisfaction and delivery quality.
  • Owns healthcare innovation platform, identifies client opportunities and leads development of new healthcare data and analytic solutions to bring to market.
  • Educate account teams in our capabilities and positioning within client, support proposal development and contract scope, resource and pricing.
  • Executes engagements as Sr. Data Architect and oversees Data Engineering activities for EDH/DW/BI initiatives/programs by applying Healthcare data expertise.
  • Advise CXO's on emerging EDH/DW/BI technologies and strategies consistent with clients' business strategies.
  • Engage client Architects, Business SMEs, and other stakeholders throughout Solution/Data Architecture and implementation lifecycle and recommend effective solutions aligned with client’s goals & objectives.
  • Identify, prioritize and implement EDH, DW and/or BI architectural improvements (i.e. developing and recommending alternative DW technical and data management solutions, methodologies, strategies and architectural improvement plans).
  • Develop and validate business stakeholders' conceptual data models, including socializing and implementing logical and physical EDL, DW/data mart data models; identifying data sources and metadata (including business rules, definitions, attributes, etc.) to deliver analytic requirements.
  • Contribute to the enhanced awareness of IQVIA Healthcare.
  • Has responsibility for people/talent development.

The most important skills to have are:

Your success will be measured by:

  • Profitability- GM management and achievement of GM$/% budget
  • Operational Excellence- Utilization, forecast accuracy
  • Client Impact- Customer Satisfaction
  • Employee Growth- Employee Pulse Score and Turnover
  • Offering Growth

You will be successful if you have:

  • 10 years’ experience in the healthcare industry (payer/provider) and/or healthcare IT consulting
  • In depth and long standing relationships with client companies, especially at a senior level.
  • Deep expertise in at least one practice area along with knowledge of all other practices.
  • Has broad knowledge of the industry.
  • In-depth understanding of the IQVIA data assets and the IQVIA core offerings.
  • Works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes of business, their interaction and the impact of external/internal influences on decision making, growth and decline.
  • Knowledge of consulting methods, tools and techniques, related to functional area.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the marketplace and professional/trade associations key people and companies.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning and change management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Values people’s opinions and encourages knowledge sharing.
  • High level of energy, drive and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to manage complex relationships and juggle priorities.
  • Ability to profitably price engagements.
  • Has excellent client relationship and influencing skills.
  • Access to a major airport and ability to travel as needed (discretionary) to meet with clients or team members

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

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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