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Sr IT Architect/ T&CS Systems Development/ IQVIA Solutions

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Primary Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan Full time R1136540

Job description


  • Leading architectural design and direction for the Systems Development team in collaboration with the wider Systems Development architectural community
  • Promotion of the Big Data Factory as a Systems Development solution and play a leading technical role in the re-platforming work with the goal of retiring legacy platforms and implementing on the Big Data Factory
  • Driving Agile behaviors and principles within the Systems Development team and hands on involvement in Systems Development projects, in a technical leadership role, such as an architect, or developer
  • Providing architectural and technology guidance and advice, both to others within the Systems Development team, and on behalf of the Systems Development team


  • Take the lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Liaison with Product Management (Product organization, Business Units, and user groups) to create and maintain a product backlog whilst ensuring product capabilities and process improvements are delivered over time within the framework of the IQVIA enterprise architecture
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize/elaborate stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy and focus on value driven product backlog management
  • Leads cross-functional product development teams, acting also as a senior consultant to provide system architectural advice
  • Keeps up to date with paradigm changes in Big data world, identifies opportunities for implementation in future systems and contributes actively to continuous improvement of Data Management within IQVIA
  • Participates in Architect related discussions with other global/local counterparts
  • Has an agile mindset. Please refer to this


Experience in remote collaboration with resources across cultures and time zones

Data Warehousing concepts and Exposure to ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) concepts

Experienced in enterprise architecture, business process modeling, and system design

English (Business or Basic level) & Japanese language proficiency (Native level)

5+ years effectively leading as a product owner or product manager

Certified Agile Product Owner

Knowledge of current technology, tools and techniques for software development.

Experience in applying technology to business strategies.

waterfall-ish mindset


日本語:ネイティブレベル 英語:ビジネスレベル

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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