Software Developer (R1090656) in Horsham, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

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.

Job Description

IQ 20/20 is one of the fastest growing Business Intelligence platforms among Pharmaceutical and Bio-tech firms. IQVIA delivers hosted business intelligence dashboard solutions that are dynamic, highly customized, interactive and can handle billions of rows of data. Our clients love our product and the service we provide around it. Our department maintains a get-it-done mentality, having the feel of a startup while being a part of a very successful global leader.

The team develops core IQ framework new features and maintenance. The major task at hand is expanding the tool to support global needs. Tasks vary by needs but in the past have included things like creating a charting engine, code generation tools, optimizing custom database engine, creating a formula engine, etc.  The code stack is 100% custom without third party tools. Development is primarily in C# on the Web, backend and Xamarin (C#) on mobile.

Role Summary

You would join our ranks to help maintain and extend our Business Intelligence platform that powers all of our deliverables. We create the platform, other teams engage the clients and implement the solutions. We are a code-first environment, choosing to write our own components rather than using off-the-shelf or open-source. We created our own reporting language, ETL language, platform agnostic dashboard engine, charting engine, data pivot engine, and a host of other components. The system is primarily deployed via the web, but there is an offline iPad/iPhone and a (now deprecated) windows version as well. Development is primarily in Visual Studio. This position will include training and time from existing team members.


You will have

     * 3+ years of development experience.

     * A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (Master's Degree Preferred)

     * Ability to develop at a very low level, yet be able to architecture from a high level


     * C#  -- language constructs, generics, enumeration, iterators, lambda expressions, collections

     * CLR -- Types, MSIL, modules

     * Data Structures -- trees, sorting, lists, heaps, etc.

     * Design Patterns -- Singleton, Factory, Command, Observer, etc.

     * Serialization -- types and control of: Xml / Binary / JSon

     * Reflection -- use with custom attributes, patterns

     * Threading -- multi-threading, joining, methods

     * JavaScript -- single page, closure, AJAX, canvas, architecting components

     * Database -- querying, modeling, normalization

We are not looking for experts in a higher-level technology like MVC, N-Hibernate, Angular, etc.  We want you to be able to easily pick them up, if required.

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.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1090656