Security Architect (DevSecOps) (R1012306) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Job Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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. 


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. 


The Security Architect (DevSecOps) role will be a technical member of the global security architecture function, which is one of the key pillars within the IQVIA Chief Information Security Office (CISO).

This role will be responsible for providing guidance and technical direction and strategy on IQVIA’s information security feature set.  This is a high impact role that may interact with a wide variety of stakeholders across IQVIA. 

  • Contributing to develop security architecture, frameworks, design patterns, standards, reference architectures and best practices on designated security domains.
  • Being an advocate and practitioner of DevSecOps, architecting and designing automated approach for security solution implementation, leveraging various programming/scripting languages and DevOps tooling.
  • Building strong relationship with business unit application teams, providing guidance and subject matter expertise on infrastructure (network, container, cloud..) security, API security, and secure DevOps across application teams in IQVIA.
  • Staying current with security technologies, predicting impact of technology changes, identifying gaps in existing security solution and recommending viable enhancements.
  • Driving or participating technology selection, PoC, implementation of new security technology solutions.
  • May partner with compliance, regulatory or other functions to ensure incorporation of security considerations across business unit application teams.


  • 6+ years of industry experience in security architecture, analysis, design, and development of enterprise solutions, using multiple technology platforms, frameworks and languages.
  • Experience in DevOps environment and security control in CI/CD pipeline
  • Strong infrastructure design and software development background, proficiency in Python, and/or Java programming preferred.
  • Deep knowledge on network security, cloud security (AWS), and API security.
  • Experience in software security architecture and design, with the ability to produce design artifacts clearly articulating intended security design.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, must be highly collaborative with cross function teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or equivalent work experience.
  • Relevant security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, is preferred.


Job ID: R1012306