Sr Business Systems Analyst (R1105671) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

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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.

The Information Center of Excellence at IQVIA seeks a Data Scientist to join its team of talented Data Engineers and Analytics Developers.  Located in Cambridge, MA, we partner with consulting colleagues, product managers, and developers globally to create scalable and industry-shaping data offerings.

Our syndicated solutions are used by external clients along with multiple business units in IQVIA who seek to understand the impact of cost and restrictions on patient access to their medicine and on their product performance.  We are constantly expanding our offerings, working with clients to identify new opportunities to drive business decisions using innovative data offerings.

Given our ever-increasing pipeline of projects and solutions, we are looking for a Data Scientist to drive further innovation by incorporating statistical modeling, causal inference, and other techniques into our syndicated offerings.  You will have the opportunity to exercise creativity in problem solving by delivering inventive new solutions within our data ecosystem. We invite you to join a team of passionate data professionals to elevate our suite of data offerings to the next level.


  • Help define and drive roadmap for delivery of analytics-based offerings to IQVIA customers
  • Perform analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve moderately complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses
  • Identify, implement, and drive adoption of analytics-based solutions that enhance data assets developed by the ICoE and leveraged across IQVIA
  • Innovate new ways data science can be used to support the ICoE and its mission
  • Work closely with Data Engineering to ensure proper model hosting and deployment


  • BA in Statistics, Math, Computer Science, or Physics
  • Proficient in Python and SQL
  • Experience with Spark and HDFS a plus
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain data models and the statistics and probability theory behind them to non-technical audience
  • Deep understanding of statistics and probability
  • Proficiency in several areas of data modeling, machine learning algorithms, and statistical analysis
  • Creative energy and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work with large datasets from multiple sources
  • Experience with healthcare/pharmaceutical industry a plus
  • Experience with JIRA / Confluence, GIT, and Linux a plus


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: R1105671