Senior Full Stack Developer (R1091270) in Ottawa, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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.

We’re a company on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, working with some of the largest health analytics businesses in the world utilizing health data to help find cures for today’s biggest diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and HIV.

Headquartered in the heart of the National Capital Region, we are a one-of-kind health data analytics company, as the first de-identification software provider in the world. Privacy Analytics is on the cutting edge of data de-identification and re‐identification research. We have translated this patented research into an amazing offering of products and services that are being used to allow researchers to access healthcare data for analysis while ensuring individual patients are protected.

A career at Privacy Analytics means you’ll be making a difference in 21st Century healthcare. It means having the opportunity to work to your full potential surrounded by the best and brightest people. It’s a place where you can be proud of the work that you do.

So if are you ready for the next stage of your career and you are ready to contribute to helping us change healthcare, then we’re waiting to hear from you.

Our Java and Scala-based flagship product sits on the cutting edge of technology. It’s a scalable, distributed enterprise engine built on Apache Spark that processes terabytes of data to conduct both mathematical calculations and data transformations. The work we do spans the entire spectrum of enterprise feature development, data analytics at scale, UI design and development, statistical modelling, and algorithm design all the way down to low-level algorithmic optimizations. We tackle technical problems that will engage and challenge the brightest minds, and we have very big ambitions ahead of us for which we’re expanding our team.


  • Be a key member of our growing development team
  • Work on innovative products using Java, JavaScript and Angular
  • Work in a rapidly changing product environment where creativity is a must 
  • Challenge and improve our product and processes via design and development tasks
  • Develop new features in our products
  • Responsible for researching, and identifying solutions to resolve systems issues
  • Conduct new technology research; bring fresh ideas and concepts to bear on product development
  • Work with management to identify project risks and recommend mitigating solutions
  • Knowledge and practical experience of modern development methodologies such as Agile.


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience in full stack development
  • Previous exposure to Agile environment an asset
  • Previous experience with Java, JavaScript and Angular
  • Experience with NLP an asset
  • Experience with Spark/Big Data/Scala/Machine Learning an asset

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.

Job ID: R1091270