Sr Consultant, Adv Anlytcs (R1098228) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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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.

Senior Consultant (Advanced Analytics) In Plymouth Meeting, PA At IQVIA™

Employee Type:



Plymouth Meeting, PA

Job Type:

Data Science

Job Description

The IQVIA Advanced Analytics team is one of the leading healthcare analytical teams in the world.  Joining the AA team provides the opportunity to work with extremely complex data and methodologies in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.  We seek highly motivated people who truly want to make a difference in the life sciences industry.  At IQVIA, we look for the very best people, and then give them meaningful work to do. we don’t simply think about careers, we think about contributions.

Advanced Analytics - with departments in Philadelphia, Frankfurt, Paris, and Warsaw as well as a network of over 150 team members worldwide - is the global competence center for data science at IQVIA. Complex advanced analysis at the highest level are conceptualized and implemented to support international customers in the pharmaceutical industry - often within multinational projects. As a member of our team you can expect exciting international projects with interesting development perspectives.

The position will use large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. Our data scientists have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and simulations. For this position, we are seeking several years of direct experience with developing algorithms and models to solve prediction problems. Awareness of various techniques available to use in predictive analytics. Using their proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights, they will comfortably interact and work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. They have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

What we’re looking for:

  • Quantitative background with advanced degrees (Master +) in Statistics, computer science, engineering, informatics, data science, or related field.
  • In-depth understanding of machine learning algorithms and statistical models
  • Strong hands-on experience with Python or R.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: SQL / relational databases, big data technology (e.g., HDFS, Hive, Pig, or Spark)
  • Experience with deep learning libraries (e.g. Keras, Tensorflow, and PyTorch)
  • Ability to manage, lead and communicate

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build machine learning/statistical models for solving predictive analytic tasks with electronic healthcare claims and medical records
  • Apply machine learning, data mining technologies in developing innovative solutions in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Clean, analyze and select data to achieve goals.
  • Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data collection, normalization, transformation, embedding, visualization, etc.
  • Work with IQVIA technology team to support machine-learning algorithms in big data platform to solve a variety of business problems.

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: R1098228