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.
This is an exciting role for a commercially experienced data science software developer who likes tackling tough problems of a statistical nature. You will be an integral part of the predictive analytics team, advancing the team’s analysis and modelling stack such that projects can be executed more efficiently and with improved accuracy. You should want to automate your job away, so that repeated tasks are scalable, and fresh challenges and novel approaches can be pursued. Strong communication skills across disciplines is essential in order to collaboratively plan and execute end-to-end solutions with a range of experts including data scientists, software engineers, product owners and system architects.
Advanced level programming skills in Python, ideally developed from experience working on long-term commercial projects, including significant experience using SciPy and machine-learning packages (Numpy, Pandas, scikit-learn, etc) for the development of maintained components. Additional experience using PySpark a big plus.
Ability to integrate and scale solutions that involve large data sources in SQL databases and/or distributed systems such as Hadoop, as well as considerable experience deploying at scale on cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, Azure.
A set of software-development values that ensures high-quality, readable and maintainable code is produced within an open and collaborative environment.
Knowledge of supervised machine learning methods, such as regularised regressions, ensemble tree classifiers (e.g. xgboost), Support Vector Machines, deep learning, etc.
We are looking for a confident, innovative and intellectually curious data-science software developer to join our London-based Predictive Analytics team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the world's leading Real-World Insights teams, with access to the world’s largest set of healthcare information and the latest technology platforms and analytics software.
“Big Data” is changing the way that the healthcare world operates and, now more than ever, the key to better patient outcomes is through better use of technology, seamlessly integrated information and analytics. Our Predictive Analytics team within the Real World Solutions (RWS) Technology division is a fast-growing group of collaborative, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial individuals. In our quest to harness the value of Real World Evidence (RWE), we are at the centre of IQVIA’s pursuit of machine learning and cutting-edge statistical methods to advance healthcare. Our efforts improve retrospective clinical studies, under-diagnosis of rare diseases, personalised treatment response profiles, disease progression predictions, and clinical decision-support tools.
You will join this high-profile team to work on ground-breaking problems in health outcomes across disease areas including Ophthalmology, Oncology, Neurology, Chronic diseases (such as diabetes), and a variety of very rare conditions. The Predictive Analytics team works hand-in-hand with statisticians, epidemiologists and disease area experts across the wider global RWE Solutions team, leveraging a vast variety of anonymous patient-level information. The data encompasses IQVIA’s access to over 530 million anonymised patients as well as bespoke, custom partnerships with healthcare providers and payers.
IQVIA is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success. We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.
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.