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IQVIA Senior Software Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

Job Overview

Designs, develops, implements and updates software systems in accordance with the needs of the organization.

Evaluates, schedules, and resources development projects; investigates user needs; and documents, tests and maintains computer programs.

Essential Functions

• Defines and Carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum organization standards and end-user requirements.

• Does Automation, writes test plans and detailed test scripts supporting test cases derived from an analysis of functional requirements and programming specifications.

• Thoroughly tests software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects prior to implementation. Documents and works to resolve all problems. Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations. Performs work flow analysis and recommends quality improvements.

• Establishes software quality standards for life cycle, documentation, development methods, testing and maintenance. Establishes advanced software test standards and methods and conducts complex software tests.

• Works collaboratively with developers across regions.

• Models data for the purposes for analytics and reporting in order to facilitate clear and simple access to non-technical users across varying Business Units.

• Reviews business requirements with regards to reporting, advises on the pros and cons of the possible technical solutions.

• Translates those business needs into technical specifications and provides input to the requirements for the development of a solution.

• Develops a full understanding of all relevant medical data and the data processing platform in which it resides.

• Explores data the data to discover patterns, relationships, anomalies and trends.

• Creates reports, graphs and other visualizations to accurately and plainly represent stories within the data.

• Writing relational and multi-dimensional database queries.

• Perform code reviews and optimization of existing queries.

• Comprehensively and coherently documents work in Confluence.

• Tracks and defines work within JIRA.


• Bachelor's Degree Computer Science Req

• Master's Degree Computer Science Pref

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. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com .

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.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.