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Data Analytics Analyst 2

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's Amundsen Consulting practice is looking for a technical administrator to manage access and standard operating procedures for all consulting network resources, including network drives, SQL servers, intranet site, and data request ticketing system. This is an entry-level position with growth opportunities that include spearheading data investigations and testing as well as methodology development.


Technical Administration

  • Network Drive Administration
    • Define user groups
    • Create new project folders
    • Grant/revoke access to folders as necessary
    • Run monthly audit to make sure SOPs are being followed
    • Administer "methodology archive," ensuring that it is updated (slide templates, code, best practices)
  • SQL Server Management
    • Monitor storage space usage
    • Act as liaison between consultants and DBA to generate database archiving lists, create backup schedules, etc.
    • Manage database access and ensure SOPs are being followed
  • Manage Consulting Intranet site
    • Make sure content is up-to-date and organized properly
    • Troubleshoot server issues
    • Grant/revoke access
  • Assist with provisioning Consulting Data Requests
    • Manage ticketing account
    • Help with setting up new project databases and extracting & loading data
    • Manage and monitor Consulting Data Investigations
      • Act as liaison between consulting and development teams to ensure data investigations are being worked on
  • Administer data investigation process
    • Provide a point of contact for Consultants with data issues
    • Collect information on data issues and route them to the development team
    • Track issues through the resolution process
    • Circulate information, findings, and actions between appropriate groups
    • Ensure timely and effective follow-through

Growth Opportunities

  • Develop, Maintain, and Manage Methodology
    • Update existing starter code with new datasets
    • Test new starter code before release
    • Define standard operating procedures for most popular datasets
  • Develop, Maintain, and Manage Best Practices
    • Dataset documentation (procurement forms, processing methodology, capture, etc.)
    • Understanding of fact and dimension table relationships (which table, when?)
  • In addition to Tracking, Support Data Investigations Analytically
    • Look into suspicious data patterns
    • Leverage knowledge of data processing methodology and sources to find issues or explain phenomena
  • Support Business Development Requests
    • Run basic queries for quick, time sensitive data pulls
    • Leverage standard methods to conduct analyses


  • Basic knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with Queries and optimization
  • knowledge in file share administration and permissions
  • Proven ability to develop and manage processes
  • Must work out of Cambridge, MA office
  • 0 - 2 years of related work experience
  • Organized and efficient
  • Energetic and excited for challenges (growth-minded)
  • Able to comprehend managed markets basics and apply to data context


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: R1071403

Data Analytics Analyst 2

Cambridge, MA
Full Time

Published on 12/05/2019