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Junior Data Application Support Analyst (R1058501) in Ottawa, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/2/2019

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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.

This position is with IQVIA’s Privacy Analytics team in Ottawa, Canada. We’re a company on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, working with some of the largest health analytics businesses in the world utilizing heath data to help find cures for today’s biggest diseases, including cancer, heart disease and HIV.

Located downtown in the heart of the National Capital Region, we are literally a one-of-a-kind health data analytics company, as the first and only de-identification software provider in the world. Privacy Analytics is on the cutting edge of data de-identification and re-identification research and we have translated this patented research into an amazing offering of products and services that are enabling researchers to access healthcare data for analysis while ensuring individuals’ identities are protected.

Career Opportunity – Application Support Analyst

We are searching for a Junior Application Support Analyst to join the team. You will play a key support role on the Specialty Pharma project team, monitoring the status of data feeds and providing initial Level 1 technical support. Our ideal candidate is highly organized and analytical; a natural problem-solver with the patience and interpersonal savvy to succeed in a dynamic, ever-changing environment. You’re flexible and adaptable, able to provide on-call support during off-hours, and support user requests. This position will offer you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skill-set while learning from industry leaders.


  • Monitor the operations dashboard, identifying issues and managing them to resolution
  • Field L1 support phone calls / emails and open, resolve and close trouble tickets
  • Production support of existing Data Feed Management system functionality
  • Working with technical team in developing functional specs as required
  • Testing and evaluation of Data Feed Management system functionality
  • Reviewing and maintaining business and technical process documentation
  • Interaction with users from various functional areas (Data Analysts, IT Support, Suppliers, Clients, Finance, etc.)
  • Reviewing and assisting on support requests
  • Interaction with technical resources to define technical requirements
  • Coordinate and assist in development and execution of supplier migrations
  • Supporting other members of the Data Feeds Management Team
  • May require on-call support after hours, including weekends


  • A degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience in a LINUX/UNIX environment. Knowledge of MySQL, Java and PERL an asset
  • 2+ years of experience troubleshooting issues using problem determination best practices
  • A friendly professional demeanor and ability to excel in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to escalate issues, present work and explain findings to management and sr. team members as required
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive and confidential environment
  • Proficient in English, both verbal and written communication skills
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and technologies

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: R1058501