Sr Database Engineer (R1100539) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/21/2020

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 Purpose:

The Data Engineer 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 experience of DW/BI solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Relational Databases (Oracle) and Data Warehouse ETL/ELT.
  • Strong experience in SQL and PL/SQL development.
  • Strong BI development skills, ie tools (Tableau, QlikSense, Power BI).
  • Knowledge in developing aggregations, KPIs, measures etc.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS and scripting languages like Python.

Nice to have experience:

  • Big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, or other tools on Apache stack.  
  • Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning.

Other specific knowledge/ key competencies:

  • Communicate timely and proactively. Work in a team environment amiably.
  • Take ownership of work, be a curious learner and be autonomous when required.
  • Be open to changes and new technologies. Bring about ideas to optimize and innovate.

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