Lead/Sr. Hadoop Administrator/DBA (R1033603) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

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Job Description

At IQVIA, we look for the very best people, and then give them meaningful work to do. We don’t simply think about careers, we think about contributions. Those who choose to work with us are joining a recognized global leader – a company uniquely positioned to help clients make the most of market opportunities and respond to challenges that affect global healthcare.  We’re committed to blending industry expertise and advanced technology to deliver the most accurate perspectives and in-depth analytics on healthcare dynamics.

To join IQVIA means you’ll be part of a worldwide organization where one person can make a difference, and where collaboration and innovation rule. Our people are creative and client-focused. They are among the best and brightest in the industry. And they bring a broad range of expertise to the table. Our people are analysts, statisticians, software engineers, consultants, sales leaders, marketing and product managers, and more. The key to our success is our people, whose experience, talent, commitment and diversity set the standard for the health information industry.

Key Responsibilities:
∙  Operational management and architecture of Hadoop ecosystem in a GxP regulated environment

∙  Build out and maintain GxP-compliant clusters in data centers around the world

∙  Tuning multi-tenant Hadoop ecosystem for operational efficiency, balancing various workloads

∙  Implement security, encryption, authentication, and authorization controls to adhere to corporate security policies and maintain GxP compliance

∙  Enable High Availability and resiliency in the cluster

∙  Work with data architects on the logical data models and physical database designs optimized for performance, availability and reliability

∙  Helping to tuning and optimization of backend and frontend data operations
∙  Serve as a query tuning and optimization technical expert, providing feedback to team
∙  Scripting and automation to support development, QA and production database environments, deployments to production and management of services and infrastructure
∙  Mentors development team members
∙  Proactively helps to resolve difficult technical issues
∙  Provide technical knowledge to teams during project discovery and architecture phases
∙  Keep management informed of work activities and schedules
∙  Assess new initiatives to determine the work effort and estimate the necessary time-to-completion
∙  Document new development, procedures or test plans as needed
∙  Participate in data builds and deployment efforts.  Help mature our Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies
∙  Participate in projects through various phases
∙  Performs other related duties as assigned
∙  Partner with the business units to develop effective solutions that solve business challenges

Technical Skills and Qualifications:
∙  Computer Science Degree/Student
∙  3+ years strong native SQL skills
∙  3+ years strong experience in database and data warehousing/data lake concepts and techniques. Understand: relational and dimensional modeling, star/snowflake schema design, BI, Data Warehouse operating environments and related technologies, ETL, MDM, and data governance practices.
∙  3+ years’ experience with Hadoop, Hive, Impala, HBase, and related technologies

∙  2+ years’ experience working in Linux
∙  1+ years strong experience with low latency (near real time) systems and working with Tb data sets, loading and processing billions of records per day
∙  1+ years’ experience with Chef/Puppet, Bash, Linux scripting, Ansible and/or Terraform

∙  1+ years’ experience with containerization (Mesosphere, Docker, Kubernetes)
∙  1+ years’ experience with MPP, shared nothing database systems, and NoSQL systems

∙  1 year experience with Spark, Scala, Python, Java, and/or R

∙  1+ years’ experience working with Cloudera distribution is a plus
∙  Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
∙  Ability to complete the full lifecycle of software development and deliver in an Agile/Scrum environment, leveraging Continuous Integration/Continuous Development
∙  Strong interpersonal skills, including a positive, solution-oriented attitude
∙  Must be passionate, flexible and innovative in utilizing the tools, their experience, and any other resources, to effectively deliver to very challenging and always changing business requirements with continuous success
∙  Must be able to interface with various solution/business areas to understand the requirements and support development
∙  Healthcare and/or reference data experience is a plus

Total Rewards:
We invest in people through a range of initiatives in compensation, benefits, and learning and development, and we strive to create an environment where our employees are challenged, empowered and can flourish.

IQVIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IQVIA, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.



Job ID: R1033603