Senior Software Engineer 1 (R1106284) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.


  • Writes designs enhancements, portions of a system, and bug fixes. 
  • Designs, writes and performs unit, integration or system testing which includes development of test plans. 
  • Participates in peer review of deliverables such as code, designs, and test plans produced by other team members. 
  • Accurately estimates the magnitude and time requirements to complete for projects. Provides accurate and timely updates to project manager and/or team lead on progress. 
  • Assist in defining deliverables, costs and benefits and ROI. 
  • Works with the documentation team to assure new functionality is properly documented. 
  • Serves as support, troubleshooting problems, providing workarounds and producing patches for customers as required. 
  • Performs other duties as required. 
  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N). 


  • Proficiency in Python, Shell scripting with Bash environment or similar general purpose programming languages
  • Strong foundational knowledge in Linux/UNIX-based systems
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Familiarity with quantitative tools or languages such as R, SAS, or related analysis software
  • Familiarity with Perl and/or C/C++ preferred
  • NextFlow experience preferred
  • System Lifecycle Methodology experience with Computer Systems Validation preferred 
  • Familiarity with agile Scrum
  • Possess good communication skills 


  • Bachelor’s Degree or educational equivalent in computer science or related field with 5 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience..

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Job ID: R1106284