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Sr Software Engineer-Data Lake

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Mapa de ubicación: Kirkland, Quebec, Canada Full time R1241989

Descripción del trabajo

The Senior Software Engineer will join the Data Lake team with a focus on designing a comprehensive data model and developing the pipelines to support the DMD’s growing business and enable it to scale its operations.

A successful candidate must be a self-starter, fast learner and able to be part of a cross-functional, SCRUM software development team. The candidate is a strong technology professional and software developer with significant experience with big data technologies and must also possess excellent analytical skills, with a focus on detail, quality, and accuracy. The position will include working with distributed business and technical resources, as well as external vendors to implement the components of the architecture.
Essential Job Responsibilities
•    Ability to grasp complex problems and develop a simple yet comprehensive solution that meets or exceeds the client’s expectations. 
•    Ability to explain difficult or complex problems and solutions to varying audiences which allows them to understand and works to build consensus. 
•    Proactively shares experiences and knowledge to help the team improve its development processes and practices. 
•    Actively seeks challenging assignments, is genuinely excited by a challenge
•    Collaboration with Product Owner, Scrum Master, DevOps, developers and testers in an Agile team environment with strong leadership I respect and cultivating of DMD’s agile culture
•    Develop deep expertise in the product and be passionate about creating the absolute best customer experience for the product
•    Using first-hand customer information to improve products and services according to technical and product roadmap
•    Being flexible and responsive to the client’s and products changing needs 
•    Continually evaluates emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends and best practices that can be used to strengthen DMD’s technology platform and development practices

Required Skills & Experience
•    3+ years of development experience with big data technologies
•    3+ years using Apache Spark (mainly with the SQL module)
•    Advanced knowledge in programming languages such as Scala or Java
•    Advanced knowledge of Scala unit testing
•    Advanced knowledge in writing SQL (Hive Syntax)
•    Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
•    Exposure to Cloud Service Providers (AWS)
•    Experience with Software Development Life Cycle
•    Eager to learn, adapt and perfect your work; you seek out help and put it to good use
•    Experience in designing and building large scale enterprise data solutions
•    Creative, attention to detail, multitasking and organizational capacity 
•    Impeccable written and verbal communication skills.
•    Strong technical, process and problem-solving proficiency 
•    Demonstrated business acumen, and cross-collaboration capabilities 
•    Ability to set and deliver on priorities and deal with a degree of ambiguity 
•    Exceptional interpersonal and communications capabilities 
•    Display organizational and emotional intelligence
•    Able to hit the ground running with a can-do attitude

Additional Role Desirables
•    Big Data Certification(s)
•    Certified Scrum Master or Certified Product Owner
•    Experience with JIRA and Confluence Team Collaboration Software
•    Exposure to Medical / Pharmaceutical digital marketing industry

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 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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