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  • Iqvia
  • New York City
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  • 1 - 4 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

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 a data-focused Software Tester working in a fast paced Agile, team-based environment Self-starter personality to learn our Product offerings, seek out answers to questions, and resolve problems Team members are expected to collaborate and work closely together to deliver solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations, within set deadlines, while maintaining Quality standards Testing strategies and methods will be based upon the teams approach to development and may change based upon the assignment

Understands how business work-flow will impact the testing of the underlying back-end data while ensuring that front-end results are correct Possesses knowledge of different test techniques and practical experience in their proper application

Understands database principles with experience in working with data for purposes of analysis, troubleshooting, and testing validation Writes SQL statements to extract test data to perform validation on complex report calculations and that back-end data is correctly represented

Essential duties and responsibilities

Agile and Software Testing Teams Responsibilities

Works in a team environment that includes collaborating with Product Managers, Stakeholders, Software Developers, and Software QA Engineers
Participates in the teams events and helps improve the Quality of the customers deliverables by identifying how the team can exceed customers expectations This can include writing acceptance criteria, identifying questions on the requirements, and using estimation techniques Understands customer impact and key Quality standards and business use cases
Performs testing independently or in a team fashion with sharing of testing tasks across Testers as deemed necessary
Identifies and performs system, regression, and integration testing required across user stories and requirements that can include code changes from other Agile teams Communication across Agile teams is important in identifying potential external testing risks
Produces appropriate testing artifacts for user stories, regression testing, and integration testing (ie, test plans, Gherkin, diagrams and matrices)

Technical Testing Responsibilities

Understands database relationships and writes basic SQL Queries Ability to create or manipulate data to trigger desired test conditions
Ability to analyze data to create test cases by identifying the correct testing techniques and sampling strategies to execute testing
Understands how the business work-flow impacts the testing of the underlying back-end data while ensuring results are correctly represented
Identifies and resolves different types of problems to efficiently target test strategies and testing scope Works with team members on problems to identify risks and solutions
Proactive in managing work tasks in relation to timelines and release deadlines This can include alternative approaches to optimize testing time
Follows all relevant Quality Management System (QMS) documents Writes, updates, and trains on appropriate QMS documents

Qualifications / Training


Good communication, relationship-building, time-management and multitasking skills
Good problem-solving skills in working through business work-flow and processes
Ability to learn new software features to perform testing tasks within time constraints
Basic understanding of relational databases
Ability to work closely with co-workers including researching of problems and testing
Job may occasionally require working outside of normal business hours including weekends to meet customer deliverables


Experience working with different types of data sources and associated tools
Experience using Oracle SQL Developer or similar tool to write SQL statements
Acquainted with producing or altering sample data to trigger specific test conditions
Working in an Agile framework or team-based environment (eg SCRUM, Kanban)



Associate Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent education/experience
A minimum of 1 year of experience


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology

Join Us

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

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIAs Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruitingiqviacom to arrange for such an accommodation

Job ID R1102662

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consulting Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jul 2020

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