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Software QA Engineer

IQVIA Ottawa, Ontario Full-Time
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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.

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 position is with IQVIA’s Privacy Analytics team in Ottawa, Canada. Located downtown in the heart of the National Capital Region, Privacy Analytics is on the cutting edge of data de-identification and re-identification research and we have translated this patented research into an amazing offering of software products and services that are enabling researchers to access healthcare data for analysis while ensuring individuals’ identities are protected.

Our Java- and Scala-based flagship product sits on the cutting edge of technology and is a scalable, distributed enterprise engine built on Apache Spark that processes terabytes of data to conduct both mathematical calculations and data transformations. The work we do spans the entire spectrum of enterprise feature development, data analytics at scale, UI design and development, statistical modelling, and algorithm design all the way down to low-level algorithmic optimizations. We tackle technical problems that will engage and challenge the brightest minds, and we have very big ambitions ahead of us for which we’re expanding our team.

In this role, you will:

Drive testing and test automation best-practices Design, develop and execute automation scripts Improve and augment the test framework currently in use Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test strategies, test plans and test cases Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs Co-Own the QA processes and champion continuous improvement initiatives across products Manage test environment needs, requirements and integration criteria Contribute to training activities related to quality and reliability Contribute to transforming testing team to high efficiency, automation centric testing team Stays up to date with emerging QA technologies and best practices

SKILLS

Analytical skills (problem analysis & trouble shooting) Good working knowledge of technologies like Python & Shell scripting Experience with programming languages and debugging (Java, C# ) CI/CD Tools including Jenkins, Artifactory, Maven etc Unit Testing (Deja-GNU, PyUnit, NUnit & JUnit) Knowledge of Operating Systems (Linux and Microsoft) VMWare/OpenStack for Linux and or ESX Server (Virtualization Technology) Experience using SQL Server, Postgres and Oracle Server Extensive Software Testing (Black/White Box)

EXPERIENCE

Degree or diploma in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field 5+ years in a software QA environment Extensive previous experience with test automation Experience with automated testing tools Previous experience in an Agile development environment an asset Previous experience with enterprise systems an asset Basic Java/javascript experience an asset

Office Address: Laurier Ave W #200, Ottawa, ON K1P 5J6, Canada.

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 maximize their personal potential.

 

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