Sr Big Data Engineer (R1011617) in Warren, NJ at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/18/2019

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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.

We are looking for Sr Big Data Engineer with expertise in Apache SPARK to join our software team. The candidate will implement in Scala to process data for use in a Commercial Data Warehouse based on AWS + other partner solutions. The candidate would have good design sense that will help very large data sets be consumable by a range of disciplines. The candidate will contribute to components of our Data Warehouse platform a range of data warehouse related software such as data modeling, setting up relational and dimensional databases, transforming data using Scala, and writing advanced SQL based scripts and tools. Communication with different disciplines will be an important aspect. As we have teams in multiple geographies, the importance of oral communication, and being a positive team player is just greater.



  • Apache Spark Expertise, especially in Scala
  • Expert level knowledge of SQL, data modeling and database architecture
  • Hands on experience with Java
  • Hands on experience with Basic Scripting languages including Shell Script
  • Working experience of Databricks or similar
  • Knowledge of concepts such as data warehouse, star schemas, KPIs
  • Hands on experience with Linux, HDFS, HIVE, HADOOP


  • Excellent written and communication skills. Be able to organize ideas and technical details; and present work clearly through the product lifecycle.
  • Ability to work in an agile environment
  • Experienced in designing and implementing data layers and middle tiers aimed at business intelligence applications
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related subject.
  • Experience with columnar data sources such as Redshift, Parquet, etc…
  • Hands on experience with AWS
  • Experience with ETL / Informatica, JSON structures and REST Based web services a plus


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: R1011617