Big Data Architect

Big Data Architect

Plymouth Meeting, PA 2016-10-18 - –

IMSHealth IMS Health

Job Description

QuintilesIMS is developing our next generation Global Data Warehouse platform to support analytics and insights against hundreds of Terabytes and Petabytes of health care data, and doing it in near real time.

We are currently seeking resources with experience in building and taking to production low latency, Massive Parallel Processing (MPP) data and analytic systems, ideally on Hadoop and Spark. Qualifications

Please note: Applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the U.S.A. without sponsorship.

Required Experience (in order of importance):
∙Hadoop, Hive, Impala, and related technologies


∙MPP, shared nothing database systems, NoSQL systems

∙Lambda architectures


∙Data Warehousing design and concepts

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

∙Computer Science Degree

∙5+ years strong native SQL skills

∙5+ years strong experience in database and data warehousing concepts and techniques. Must understand: relational and dimensional modeling, star/snowflake schema design, BI, Data Warehouse operating environments and related technologies, and ETL, MDM, and data governance practices.

∙5+ years’ experience working in Linux

∙3+ years’ experience with Hadoop, Hive, Impala, HBase, and related technologies

∙2+ years strong experience with low latency (near real time) systems and working with Tb data sets, loading and processing billions of records per day

∙1+ years’ experience with MapReduce/YARN

∙1+ years’ experience with Spark

∙1+ years’ experience with Lambda architectures

∙1+ years’ experience with MPP, shared nothing database systems, and NoSQL systems

∙Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment

∙Ability to complete the full lifecycle of software development and deliver on time

∙Ability to work with end-users to gather requirements and convert them to working documents

∙Strong interpersonal skills, including a positive, solution-oriented attitude

∙Must be passionate, flexible and innovative in utilizing the tools, their experience, and any other resources, to effectively deliver to very challenging and always changing business requirements with continuous success

∙Must be able to interface with various solution/business areas to understand the requirements and prepare documentation to support development

∙Healthcare experience is a plus

Additional Information

About QuintilesIMS

QuintilesIMS is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with comprehensive solutions to measure and improve their performance. End-to-end proprietary applications and configurable solutions connect 10+ petabytes of complex healthcare data through the IMS One™ cloud-based master data management platform, providing comprehensive insights into diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes.

The company’s 15,000 employees blend global consistency and local market knowledge across 100 countries to help clients run their operations more efficiently. Customers include pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device manufacturers and distributors, providers, payers, government agencies, policymakers, researchers and the financial community.

As a global leader in protecting individual patient privacy, IMS Health uses anonymous healthcare data to deliver critical, real-world disease and treatment insights. These insights help biotech and pharmaceutical companies, medical researchers, government agencies, payers and other healthcare stakeholders to identify unmet treatment needs and understand the effectiveness and value of pharmaceutical products in improving overall health outcomes. Additional information is available at .

QuintilesIMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IMS, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.

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