Data Scientist

Location: Milano, Lombardia

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IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. IQVIA creates intelligent connections across all aspects of healthcare through its analytics, transformative technology, big data resources and extensive domain expertise. IQVIA Connected Intelligence™ delivers powerful insights with speed and agility — enabling customers to accelerate the clinical development and commercialization of innovative medical treatments that improve healthcare outcomes for patients. With approximately 70,000 employees, IQVIA conducts operations in more than 100 countries. To learn more, visit

Data Scientist

Job Overview

Our Clients - Pharma Companies and other Healthcare players - are increasingly leveraging Data Science to solve their problems. In order to better help them advancing Healthcare, we are currently in need of expanding our Integrated Analytics Team, made of Analytics Advisors and Data Scientists.

Being a Team player is very important for us, this is why we favor the hiring and the advancement of people

  • demonstrating to prioritize collective wins over individual ones
  • self-confident but not arrogant
  • intrinsically motivated and looking for more responsibility
  • able to think about next step and next opportunity for the Team
  • dealing effectively with others and able to listen to what others are saying
  • fully aware of the effects of their words on the Team

On the Technical skill side, we look for a Data Scientist with

  • Master's Degree or Ph.D. with major in Data Science related fields like Operative Research, Optimization, Machine Learning, Computer Science or 5+ years working experience as Data Scientist
  • Strong programming skills in Python (experience in pySpark is a plus)
  • Solid understanding of Data Science libraries, coding best practices, version control tools
  • Able to delivery end-to-end Data Science projects, in academia or industry (from requirement collection to documentation)
  • Experience developing and deploying scalable solutions in the cloud (for example using Azure, AWS) and using containers
  • Nice to have: exposure to code testing, to have peer-reviewed publications involved machine learning and/or optimization
  • Fluent in Italian and English

We also like to find people with written and spoken communication skills, including ability to present technical concepts to lay audiences, write analysis plans for projects, contribute to proposals, pitch ideas effectively and persuasively to clients / internal stakeholders, etc.

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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