Sr Software Engineer (R1040119) in Warsaw, PL at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

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Job Description

Senior Data Engineer, Warsaw, Real World Insights

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Position Purpose

This individual will play a key role in the integration and continual enhancement of a reporting tool within the Real World Evidence division.  This tool will provide analytics and visualisations within an exciting new platform that is transforming healthcare data and providing new ways to understand diseases and the impact of medicines.  The role will involve close collaboration with the Product Owner, working within a team environment driven by Scum principles. The chosen candidate will harness their experience and expertise with development in reporting and analytics to define and action solutions to pressing business needs.

  • To play key role in integration of a new analytics tool into an evolving data processing platform.
  • Liaising with internal teams and stakeholders to provide recommendations on how to optimise the use of available data for analytics and reporting.
  • Describe the data using SQL or Python to allow for creation of a centralised & consistent library of data sets and visualisations.
  • Manage the core model of the analytics product, curating data, generating metrics, managing introduction of new datasets and pushing these to various business units. 
  • Facilitates a consistent understanding and view of the data across different local offices.
  • Deploys components or services of the analytics tool and facilitates the injection of datasets for analysis.
  • Administration of the analytics tool, debugging, monitoring, trouble shooting and creation of performance metrics. 

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Models data for the purposes for analytics and reporting in order to facilitate clear and simple access to non-technical users across varying Business Units.
  • Reviews business requirements with regards to reporting, advises on the pros and cons of the possible technical solutions.
  • Translates those business needs into technical specifications and provides input to the requirements for the development of a solution.
  • Develops a full understanding of all relevant medical data and the data processing platform in which it resides.
  • Explores data the data to discover patterns, relationships, anomalies and trends. 
  • Creates reports, graphs and other visualisations to accurately and plainly represent stories within the data.
  • Writing relational and multi-dimensional database queries. 
  • Perform code reviews and optimisation of existing queries.
  • Comprehensively and coherently documents work in Confluence.
  • Tracks and defines work within JIRA.

Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience with SQL development and its variation among popular databases. 
  • 5+ years of experience with reporting, BI and data analysis. 
  • 4+ years of experience with Python, specifically in the context of data engineering and processing
  • Exposure to big data tools and techniques.
  • Proficient in best practice when dealing with relational databases.
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • Experience in data warehouse design.
  • Familiarity with the practical application of NoSQL\NewSQL databases.
  • Habitually documents work thoroughly within tools such as Confluence.
  • Experience with healthcare/pharmaceutical data advantageous.
  • Experience working within Scrum.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Java and/or Scala
  • Experience developing data pipelines in Spark & Hadoop

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.



Job ID: R1040119