Sr Applications Devl Spec (R1100539) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

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.

Job Purpose:

The Senior Application Developer is responsible for the Design, development, testing and debugging of Applications in a data warehouse related environment. The Senior Application Developer is also responsible for the documentation of new custom solutions and for their successful move to production.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Participates in conducting analysis, design, and implementation of applications in a data warehouse environment to meet specified design requirements and specifications, the role involves Offshore Communications.
  • Investigates standard systems applications, conduct analysis of system specifications and program coding
  • Translates applications design specifications into software applications
  • Participates in the preparation of detailed systems design specifications to meet defined requirements
  • Perform unit testing and full systems testing, ensuring results meet customer requirements
  • Prepare application(s) for release through the change control process
  • Coordinate activities with team members for successful transition of application to the “delivery” team

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of academic field(s) or discipline(s):
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or knowledge acquired through equivalent experience.
  • Incumbent possesses and has demonstrated specialized systems and programming knowledge with 3 - 5 years experience in systems analysis, design and application programming.

Knowledge of technology:

Technical Skills


Mandatory qualifications:

Solid Design, development and implementation of DW/BI Solutions. Extensive database experience. Extensive Data Warehouse ETL & ELT experience. Extensive Knowledge on Developing Aggregations, KPIs, Measures, Partitions and Data Mining Models. Strong Relational Data Base experience (Oracle 11g & 12c). Strong knowledge of SQL and Performance tuning. Strong BI development skills ie tools ( Tableau, QlikSense, Power BI).

Nice to have experience:

Cloud platforms like AWS, Azure and/or Google Cloud. Big data technologies like Redshift, Hadoop Spark and/or Google Big query. Predictive Analysis and Machine Learning

Other specific knowledge/ key competencies:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Effective time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills. Strong ability to work autonomously in achieving high impact quality solutions. Self-starter attitude with ability to adapt quickly to changing environment.   

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: R1100539