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Statistical Programmer (R1001930) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Background

  • Conduct statistical programming, performance tuning and data modeling for APLD and EMR data bases, as well as help internal and external clients with APLD studies.
  • The core competency requirements lie in expertise of oracle sql and plsql, with a strong capacity to collaborate with other Advanced Analytics team members and DBA group.
  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills are important.

Data Experience

  • Experience working with large data sets is a must
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in prescription data, emr data, managed care data (plan / payer data), medical claim data, patient longitudinal data, healthcare affiliation data, promotional data etc.

Analytical Skills

  • Data process: including access and read in different data, data merge, integration and analysis, summary statistics
  • Must have extensive programming expertise in SQL, PLSQL and good understanding of Oracle database architecture and Performance tuning.
  • Must have experience with statistical tools SAS and/or SPSS Modeler
  • Unix and Linux scripting a big plus.
  • Experience working with Patient-level and/or medical claims-level data
  • Logical thinking and inference: demonstrated clear and logical thinking, able to prioritize, strong ability in hypothesis formulation and knows how to ask right questions and how to look for answers / solutions

 Business Acumen and Maturity

  • Effective internal and external client communications
  • Team work spirit, listens and responds well to internal and external needs
  • Work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Strong QC mentality and habit
  • Reliable and accountable
  • Ability to translate from data to business insights

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with minimum 7 years of experience.
  • OR Master’s degree in Computer Science with 5 year of experience.

IMS Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IMS, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.

Job ID: R1001930