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Senior Software Engineer

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.

PURPOSE
Under general direction, formulates and defines system scope and objectives. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents those programs. Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities. May be responsible for completion of a phase of a project. Regularly provides guidance and training to less-experienced engineers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
⁃ Accurately estimates the magnitude and time requirements to complete for projects. Provides accurate and timely updates to project manager and/or team lead on progress.
⁃ Defines deliverables, costs and benefits and ROI.
⁃ Writes designs for new systems, or changes to existing systems.
⁃ Designs, writes and performs unit, integration or system testing which includes development of test plans.
⁃ Participates in peer review of work products such as code, designs, and test plans produced by other team members.
⁃ Assists other team members, serving as an 'expert' either in the business application, development technologies or Software Development Lifecycle processes (such as reviewing, designing and testing).
⁃ Works with the documentation team to assure new functionality is properly documented.
⁃ Update corporate information sets associated with application information.
⁃ Serves as level 4 support, troubleshooting problems, providing workarounds and producing patches for customers as required.
⁃ Performs other duties as needed. All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
⁃ RDBMS system (proficiency in one of the following: Oracle, MS SQL Server)
⁃ SQL, PL/SQL, and/or T-SQL
⁃ Proficiency in one or more of the following: Java, C++, C#, Microsoft .Net, Javascript, Web Services
⁃ ETL, XML, and/or JSON experience preferred
⁃ System Lifecycle Methodology experience with Computer Systems Validation preferred
⁃ Possess good communication skills

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
⁃ Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related discipline and 4-6 years experience with applicable tools, including database access; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

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 workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1082776

Senior Software Engineer

Durham, NC
Full Time

Published on 07/12/2019