Principal, Technology - Real World Evidence (R1064790) in New York, NY at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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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.

Principal, Technology – Real World Analytic Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Team (EST)

As a Principal within RWAS-EST, you will demonstrate a proven technology skill set that showcases IT consulting and/or IT management work experience.  Your experience will be at the interaction of IT and the healthcare industry accompanied by an awareness of relevant IT topics, themes and trends.

Core skills

  • Strong consulting / client service mindset including natural curiosity, logical structuring & storytelling, project & people management skills and close attention to detail & quality
  • Proven track record in leading, managing and delivering IT transformational projects involving application of advanced technical/business skills
  • Aptitude for problem solving and critical thinking, and enjoyment of, team leadership
  • High motivation, personal initiative and self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience/ specialization in Pharmaceuticals or Healthcare and working with healthcare data a major advantage
  • Passion, knowledge, and experience working with RWD

Functional IT skills and experience

  • At least 9-12 years of experience working in technology management and/or consulting; e.g., designing, developing, and deploying healthcare information technology-focused solutions
  • Track record of selling and delivering against IT focused programs
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams and multiple projects
  • Ability to translate business needs into requirements and functional design specifications
  • Familiarity with concepts of service-oriented architectures (SOA), enterprise technology, building SQL and cloud-based solutions for high-scale business applications
  • Experience extracting from a variety of data sources including relational databases and a variety of flat file structures (e.g. EDI, CCD,) and clinical data standards, medical terminologies and controlled vocabularies (e.g. ICD, NDC, SNOMED, MedDRA, LOINC, CPT) used in healthcare data and ontologies
  • Experience in data modelling and database optimization
  • Expertise in data mining approaches within healthcare settings generating insight from routinely collected healthcare data
  • Experience in visualization and visual analytics of routinely collected healthcare data is a plus

Extra credit

  • Expertise in OMOP CDM and OHDSI methods library, their application in observational research and safety signal evaluation is a plus
  • Experience in user interface design and assessing product usability
  • Experience and familiarity with health economics/epidemiology, and quantitative science such as health outcome modelling is a plus

Real World Evidence (RWE) / Real World Data Expertise (RWD)

  • Understanding of RWE and how different RWD sets are used effectively for Medical, Scientific and Commercial applications
  • Knowledge of RWD sources in the United States (and globally) such as large health administrative databases (e.g., MarketScan/Truven, Optum, CPRD), EHRs (e.g., Allscripts),


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science / Engineering / Informatics / Data Science / Information technology or related field
  • Advanced degree (e.g., MBA or Masters in IT / Informatics, Enterprise Technology etc.) preferred but not pre-requisite

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: R1064790