Mgr, Software Development (R1106297) in Frederick, MD at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for building and supporting features as well as managing peers and more junior engineers in the development of the DrugDev Spark platform.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  •  Independently lead the development of medium to large system components
  •  Contribute to the design and development of new features and applications.
  •  Identify opportunities for process and tooling improvements and drive implementation
  •  Unit testing and functional testing of new functionality.
  •  Support customers and professional services as required to address any questions or resolve any issues related to the DrugDev Spark platform.
  • Manage engineering team and provide mentoring to more junior staff
  • Perform peer code review.
  • Review of functional specifications and other validation deliverables.
  • Coordinate release management activities, including alignment with quality and validation processes
  • Serve as the back-up to senior engineering staff when others are unavailable
  • Lead recruitment and on-boarding of new team members, in collaboration with management and the broader team
  • Provide technical thought leadership and help evaluate emerging technologies and 3rd party products
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Technical/functional expertise
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Customer focus
  • Conflict management
  • Energy, motivation and work rate

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does have responsibility for supervising people.  

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • BS in a related field (CS, Math) or comparable experience 
  • Graduate degree desirable
  • At least 7 years of web application development experience or 5 years of web application experience plus graduate training 
  • At least 1 year of demonstrated success in development with DrugDev Spark or equivalent system preferred
  • Fewer years of experience will be acceptable with directly relevant coding expertise

Skill Requirements

  • -Experience with C#, .NET, .NET Core 2.X, Entity Framework, WebAPI, MS SQL Server, SQL, NodeJS, JavaScript SPA Technology (such as React or Vue.JS or Angular), HTML5, CSS/SASS
  • Ability to manage a group of developers
  • Understands Object Oriented patterns and practices
  • Familiar with design and architectural patterns
  • Comfortable working with MS Stack
  • -Ability to work independently and in pairs in a team of highly skilled and experienced peers
  • Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail

Skill Nice To Haves

  • Docker
  • AWS Developer / Azure Developer
  • Linux Experience

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: R1106297