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Technical Lead, ML Platform (R1011616) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Technology Solutions division of IQVIA develops and markets healthcare-focused enterprise software applications including Master Data Management, CRM, Multi-channel Marketing, Content Management, Social and Compliance solutions.  The Digital Office leads the transformation of the Technology Solutions product portfolio and is developing a micro-intelligence platform bringing a layer of smart services to Technology Solutions’ software offering called “Ada”. Ada’s micro-intelligent services use machine learning, natural language processing and deep learning techniques as appropriate, and relies on a big data layer.

Role Purpose:

The Ada technical/development lead plays a pivotal role the delivery of this AI/ML platform. In this role, you will lead the technical development of Ada, and be responsible for the technical execution of the roadmap in terms of cost, quality and deadline.

We're looking for a development lead who thrives on solving big data problems and creating amazing user experiences. We are passionate about our users and our products, and we're looking for people who can match and exceed our obsession for customer success.

Do you want to help change the face of enterprise software?
Do you want to help users solve real problems by creating simple, fun and transformative experiences?
Do you want to work with an incredibly passionate team of people who love their products?

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Technical planning, development, and systems integration on product releases from definition phase through implementation, including modern devOps (containerization)
  • Analyze requirements, architecture designs, wireframes and capabilities of related systems to propose appropriate solutions
  • Orchestrate and monitor deliveries from 3rd party development partner
  • Work with data scientists and data engineer in the team to ensure seamless deployment of micro-intelligence services
  • Delegate programming tasks to other team members, removing the technical impediments and providing oversight as needed
  • Mentor developers by sharing best practices and new tools and techniques
  • Research and share industry innovations and trends

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • 5-10 years of software development experience
  • 2 years of development lead experience using software engineering best practices in programming, testing, version control, agile development, etc.
  • A strong passion for getting things done, solving real problems, and learning new things
  • Experience with managing development partners, leading projects and overseeing other developers
  • Significant experience developing software using a modern language/framework (C#, Python, Ruby, Scala, Java, Haskell).
  • Experience with big data platforms preferred, with Machine learning/Deep learning platform a plus
  • Experience with cloud deployment and modern devOps (for example, containerization) required
  • Experience with graph databases a plus
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

    To be successful in this role, you must also:

  • Work well in a collaborative, team based environment (both work autonomously and as part of a team)
  • Be a self-starter who enjoys collaborating
  • Be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Be fast and efficient and able to juggle multiple projects
  • Be an expert, proactive communicator, and possesses strong leadership skills



Job ID: R1011616