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Platform Developer Backend - Advanced Analytics (R1041348) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

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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.

The IQVIA Advanced Analytics team is one of the leading healthcare analytical teams in the world. It offers excellent opportunity to work with complex big data and apply predictive analytics/machine learning methodologies in a fast-paced and intellectually stimulating environment. We seek highly motivated talents who truly want to make a difference in the healthcare industry.  

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.

We use large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and models to measure and enhance the effectiveness business decisions. This position requires strong experience in a variety of data mining/data analysis methods and tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and simulations. We are seeking several years of direct experience with developing algorithms and models for predictive analytics. Leveraging proven ability to discover insights hidden in large data sets and drive solutions, you are expected to comfortably interact and work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams to improve business outcomes.

What we’re looking for:

  • At least two years of experience in back-end development with M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent subject expertise in AI and deep learning
  • Experience with and interest in API design
  • Big data knowledge of Hadoop, Spark, PySpark
  • High proficiency in Python and server-side programming knowledge
  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms and ability to make informed decisions about them
  • Understanding of machine learning algorithms and statistical models
  • Ability to work well alongside team members with complementary skill-sets
  • Experience in one or more of the following: SQL / relational databases, big data technology (e.g., HDFS, Hive, Pig, or Spark)
  • Ability to manage, lead and communicate

Also supports the delivery of customized client projects from other Advanced Analytical team on needed Gathers recommendations from others to develop research plans, identifying appropriate data sources, and delivery options in meeting client information and analyses needs.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing the backend and supporting building and optimizing platform APIs for healthcare solutions
  • Assisting with API integrations and front-end integrations
  • Design, develop, and deploy software in production
  • Demonstrable contributions to open source projects and communities through code, documentation, and technical evangelism
  • Apply statistics and data mining technologies to develop innovative solutions for the healthcare industry.
  • Work with cross-functional team to support machine-learning algorithms on big data platform to solve a variety of business problems

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: R1041348