Sr. Software QA Engineer (R1083805) in Frederick, MD at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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.

About DrugDev, An IQVIA Company
DrugDev is committed to providing sponsors, CROs and sites with solutions that transform clinical research through collaboration, standardization and an outstanding technology experience. We are proud to provide a unified clinical operations suite that enables most top pharma and CROs to use technology enabled solutions to accelerate clinical operations

Job Summary
This position is responsible for monitoring and testing software development. 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Work closely with Development, Functional/Business and QA teams in all the phases of SDLC.
  • Review the requirements and provide the QA estimations and raise any concerns or issues as needed.
  • Be involved right from the requirements phase and will prepare the logical test scenarios & test cases as needed.
  • Prepare test scenarios & test cases and requirements traceability matrix (RTM) to ensure the complete coverage
  • Perform test execution and share daily status reports/status calls
  • Ensure that all the issues that are identified are logged into JIRA
  • Work with Functional team/Development team to update defects with required information, if requested and move to closure by validating once fixed
  • Execute unit, functional and regression testing
  • Assist in writing and executing automated acceptance tests 
  • Write clear validation documentation to support our GxP regulatory requirements
  • Assist in maintaining testing environments
  • Create and maintain sample datasets and tools to support testing
  • Communicate with other members of the Product team regarding identified issues and data analysis
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Technical/functional expertise
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Customer focus
  • Conflict management
  • Energy, motivation, and work rate

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or equivalent experience in a mathematical or technical field
  • 5+ years of related work experience or equivalent graduate degree

Skill Requirements

  • Experience conducting manual testing
  • Knowledge of an automated test framework 
  • Knowledge of SQL with ability to write and execute queries
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve problems
  • Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Desirable: experience within an agile development environment, Microsoft product suite, Jira, TestRail or similar software; knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS

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: R1083805