IQVIA (www.IQVIA.com) is the world’s leading company providing information, technology, and services for virtually every type of stakeholder in healthcare.
Every day, IQVIA innovates on a large scale. We develop and operate systems and applications using big data technologies on our private-public hybrid cloud.
IQVIA stores and computes more than 20 petabytes of complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes to enable our clients to run their operations more efficiently.
Our big data infrastructure is processing over 50 billion healthcare transactions annually. IQVIA employs over 50,000 professionals in over 100 countries to drive results for over 5,000 healthcare clients globally.
IQVIA is a publicly listed company (NYSE IQV) with estimated revenue close to $7B and a market cap of over $18B.
We are looking for a Data Architect who will lead and be a change agent for Data Architecture, Data Integration and Data Warehousing globally supporting the IQVIA integrated ecosystem.
In this role you will continually evolve and support the basic tenants of good data architecture across the organization.
As a Data Architect you will have administration, architecture, design development and implementation responsibilities at a project level but must also be able to think at the enterprise level and drive towards our strategic initiatives with big data and solution integration.
Our ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable working in a fast paced global environment and one who is a passionate problem solver.
Key Responsibilities :
Contribute to Data Architecture by providing ongoing analysis of enterprise data stores to ensure the overall architecture remains appropriate and optimal for current and planned usage.
Mapping / transforming data between the IQVIA Global Data model and other IQVIA data models and devising approaches to speed up data transformation and data delivery (i.
e. profiling, auto matching / bridging, Machine Learning associations / classifications, etc).
Analyze structural requirements for new software and applications
Participate in requirements gathering, technical specifications, architectural design and support development as it relates to database design, access and utilization.
Contribute to the overall direction relative to systems of record and how data compliance, governance and regulations affect the handling of data among applications and the overall design recommendations.
Coach team members on escalated issues and provide training on company’s data
Receive complex work problems / questions, develop accurate estimates and create project and component work based on specifications.
Be confortable with complex data sets by understading SQL code of medium to high complexity in addition to common data preparation tools to support requirements gathering and support other groups participating in the ecosystem
Technical Skills and Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; Specialization in Data and / or Pharma Science is a plus
Experience with data modeling tools (required)
Strong SQL and data preparation tools skills
Strong experience in database and data warehousing concepts and techniques. Must be proficient in relational and star / snowflake schema design, BI, Data Warehousing, Operational Data Stores, ETL, Master Data Management, enterprise data management and data governance practices.
Experience with data lakes, schemaless data stores and NoSQL databases is a plus.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, global environment
Ability to work with end-users to gather requirements and convert them to working documents
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including a positive, solution-oriented attitude
Must be open minded and innovative in utilizing tools and experience to effectively deliver to new business problems in a very dynamic business environment
Must be able to interface with various solution / business areas to understand requirements and prepare documentation to support development
The following Technical Skills and Qualifications are nice to have :
Experience with Big Data stacks : Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, Hive, Impala, HBase, MapReduce / Yarn, etc), Spark, Pig, Kafka, MongoDB, Cassandra
Well versed in Linux environments, administration and shell scripting
Well versed in Git
Experience with modern cloud platforms like AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure
Familiarity with Object Oriented languages, such as Java
Familiarity with Functional languages, such as Scala
Experience applying Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment methodologies
Experience with unit testing frameworks and / or test driven development
Experience with Data Virtualization tools
Experience with Docker and container orchestration platorms, such as Kubernetes and Mesosphere
Position is 100% remote, so it can be performed anywhere in Argentina
At IQVIA, 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.
The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way.