Enterprise Architect (R1122412) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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.

Enterprise Architect

Job Summary

Assists with the conceptualization, development and implementation of an enterprise architecture which supports future IQVIA systems, products and platforms and that satisfies business product strategy.


  • Work with the Chief Technology Officer and other members of the technology leadership team, and key technology stakeholders across the business units, to develop an Enterprise Architecture Vision & Strategy
  • Manage the Enterprise Architecture governance process  
  • Add value to a streamlined and effective process for architecture reviews (Technical Design Authority)
  • Manage the Architecture Review Board process to ratify technology standards and reference architectures
  • Support architecture assessments of acquired company technology assets
  • Review  APIs and integrations for defined certification levels
  • Publish and communicate standards and technology evaluations
  • Create and maintain reference architectures for new technologies and paradigms
  • Work with business unit technology product leaders and architecture peers to develop technology roadmaps across the enterprise
  • Engage and develop relationships with technology leaders across the global organization to identify opportunities to optimize architecture
  • Identify emerging technologies that enable the organization to efficiently execute its technology strategy
  • Identify obsolete technologies and work with technology teams to replace or mitigate them
  • Develop advice to executive and management team on latest architecture principles and approach
  • Research for executive level presentations on technology research, analysis, and architecture strategy as needed

Required Skills

  • Experienced in enterprise architecture, business information modeling, and system design.
  • Experienced in applying technology to business strategies. 
  • IT consulting and project management experience desirable. 
  • Broad knowledge of current technology, tools and techniques for software development.
  • 5-7 years of prior relevant experience
  • Bachelors degree in computer science or engineering. Masters degree strongly preferred. 

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 workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1122412