Manager, Software Development - (R1044517)

Iqvia Holdings Inc Research Triangle Park , NC 27709

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description: Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.


The EA Genomics business unit of Q2 Solutions is the global center of excellence in genomic testing and high-performance computation and bioinformatics methodology. Reporting to the Director of Software Development, this position will directly manage the software team responsible for building/enhancing bioinformatic pipelines and transformation of clinical laboratory assays developed in our R&D facility. Within the Translational Genomics department, your focus is on team management and process enforcement to ensure that software products are delivered on time and with a high level of quality, committing to the validity of clinical test results.


  • Work with Director of software to set goals and objectives as well as resourcing needs to meet those objectives

  • Actively manages the team to ensure high morale and performance.

  • This includes setting goals, appraisal of staff performance and development needs.

  • Works with the team to ensure projects are delivered on time with a high level of quality.

  • This involves meeting with management of stakeholder teams, ensuring alignment of objectives and goals of delivered product

  • Champions and ensures compliance to company processes, including the Q2 Solutions Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Identify and orchestrate team connectivity and collaboration for genomics workflows facilitating integration with test reporting and database systems

  • Support staff to achieve their training and development objectives.

  • Identify areas that your team needs to develop to meet future business needs, encourage staff to proactively learn the science behind their individual projects.

  • Programs, tests, and documents systems in accordance with programming standards and validation procedures as mandated.


  • Experience leading small to mid-sized software teams in a corporate setting.

  • Has a solid understanding of software project management.

  • Possess an expert knowledge in software development tools, practices, and lifecycle methodologies, including a solid understanding of Agile Scrum methodology.

  • Able to plan resourcing, cost, timeframes and objectives for projects to present to senior management

  • Must have solid written and oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Python, Perl, and or Java.

  • Familiarity with continuous integration, unit and integrative testing along with release management

  • Familiarity with SQL, Postgres and databases

  • Preference given to familiarity with genomics/ bioinformatics tools / pipelines along with Docker/ CWL/ Arvados (pipeline management)


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, life sciences or related field with a minimum 3 years work experience leading small to midsized software teams; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

  • Extensive use of keyboard and mouse requiring repetitive motion of fingers and wrists

  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time

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We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA.

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