Big Data Developer

  • 283 King George Rd, Warren, NJ 07059, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Our Predictive Analytics team within the Real World Insights (RWI) Technology division is a fast growing group of collaborative, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial individuals. In our never-ending quest for opportunities to harness the value of Real World Evidence (RWE), we are at the centre of IQVIA’s advances in areas such as machine learning and cutting-edge statistical approaches. Our efforts improve retrospective clinical studies, under-diagnosis of rare diseases, personalized treatment response profiles, disease progression predictions, and clinical decision-support tools. 

Job Description

We are looking for software engineer with expertise in Apache SPARK to join our software team. The candidate will implement in Scala to process data for use in a Commercial Data Warehouse based on AWS + other partner solutions. The candidate would have good design sense that will help very large datasets be consumable by a range of disciplines.

The candidate will contribute to components of our Data Warehouse platform a range of data warehouse related software such as data modeling, setting up relational and dimensional databases, transforming data using Scala, and writing advanced SQL based scripts and tools.

Communication with different disciplines will be an important aspect. As we have teams in multiple geographies, the importance of oral communication, and being a positive team player is just greater.



•Apache Spark Expertise, especially in Scala

•Expert level knowledge of SQL, data modeling and database architecture

•Hands on experience with Java

•Hands on experience with Basic Scripting languages including Shell Script

•Working experience of Databricks or similar

•Knowledge of concepts such as data warehouse, star schemas, KPIs

•Hands on experience with Linux, HDFS, HIVE, HADOOP


•Excellent written and communication skills

•Be able to organize ideas and technical details; and present work clearly through the product lifecycle

•Ability to work in an agile environment

•Experienced in designing and implementing data layers and middle tiers aimed at business intelligence applications

•Degree in Computer Science or a related subject

•Experience with columnar data sources such as Redshift, Parquet, etc.

•Hands on experience with AWS

Additional Information

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.