Validation Lead (R1082797) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

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.

IQVIA Validation Lead

IQVIA is changing an entire industry through inspired innovation. Our People make the difference. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere. Great products come from great ideas. And great ideas come from great people. Join IQVIA and help us make the world a better place.

Skills and Requirements

As a key leadership role in the Clinical Trial products group, the role of Validation/SDLC lead provides compliance leadership and direction to business and product teams in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)/Computer System Validation standards and practices.  This is accomplished by:

• Participating in the delivery of system solutions by documenting SDLC/CSV/Qualification activities;
• Developing validation/qualification/migration strategies for software, data, and/or business processes prior to release into a live environment per company procedure(s);
• Executing validation/qualification/migration strategies per company procedure(s);
• Providing validation/ qualification training to stakeholders as necessary;
• Acting on any relevant feedback from key customers and stakeholders to ensure the total validation/qualification solution delivered to the customer meets or exceeds expectations;
• Working with Testers to ensure that appropriate processes are followed and necessary artifacts are produced;
• Ensuring that SDLC/CSV/Qualification activities are conducted in a cost-effective manner;
• Acting as a subject matter expert on SDLC/Qualification procedures, and providing guidance to OCT resources at all levels;
• Supporting all Product testing processes and procedures, ensuring compliance with company and departmental policies, procedures and standards;
• Ensuring that all SDLC deliverables are completed and stored appropriately;
• Leading resolution efforts when issues are identified, and escalating issues appropriately;
• Actively sharing emerging industry standards/trends with customers and peers within area of responsibility;
• Supporting the response and remediation of corrective actions and internal audits with the internal QA team;
• Working closely with vendors to complete required tasks
• Proactively identifying and assisting in prioritizing opportunities to automate or streamline testing and quality procedures, while maintaining compliance.

We'd like to see:

• Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills;
• A bachelors degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or a science disipline;
• A minimum of 8 years of IT experience and 4 years of experience in SDLC/Qualification or Lead/CAPA roles on software development or IT-related projects;
• Experinece with test automation tools, planning and execution;
• A strong customer and service orientation to support interaction with team resources and clients;
• A proven track record of performance and productivity resulting in superior quality testing processes and outcomes;
• Experience with IT Risk Management and Control policies and procedures;
• Previous experience working effectively as part of a globally diversified team or matrix organization;
• A demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse range of people to deliver effective and innovative results.

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: R1082797