Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
The Data Platform Team within FHCC's Information Technology Department is responsible for designing, developing, and supporting FHCC data systems and integration for both operational and analytical purposes.Under the guidance of the Data Engineer Manager, the Data Engineer (Data EngineerIII) is responsible for the development and implementation of scalable, stable, and secure solutions for data acquisition, data distribution, and workflow orchestration in FHCC's data warehouse. The role will also be responsible for leading the Data Engineering function in the maintenance and optimization of existing data pipelines from a wide variety of internal and external data sources, including partner data warehouses and repositories. They will work closely with team members, end users, and other stakeholders to provide solutions that support and empower internal business partners and drive enterprise analytics and data science objectives.Successful candidates will have strong engineering, communication, and expert level knowledge in on-prem SQL Server data systems. Familiarity with common cloud data tools, best practices and migration strategies is a plus as well as agile developmentmethodologies.
Design, implement and support ETL/ELT processes sourcing data from various internal applications and external data repositories including our partner EPIC EMR implementations
Monitor and maintain build and release pipelines in Azure Devops using continuous development best practices
Develop and support data infrastructure primarily built with Microsoft technologies
Partner with Test Engineer to target areas of the warehouse and associated processes where testing infrastructure improvements are needed
Foster a collaborative environment with those on the Data Platform team and larger IT department and Business partners
Work with Data Engineers, and systems and business analysts to support and empower technical and non-technical internal stakeholders in their analytics and reporting requirements
Communicate and resolve issues and questions during development, testing, and release of new code
Foster a collaborative environment
High school diploma or equivalent
Excellent knowledge and experience developing, performance tuning, and supporting on-prem data engineering systems using Microsoft SQL Server
Excellent knowledge of ETL tools and various data processing techniques and best practices
Expert in database architecture and design, performance tuning, coding, and administration
Experience with complex relational data models and very large data sets
Excellent knowledge of data warehousing design and concepts
Experience in dealing with large and complex data sets and performance tuning
Strong verbal/written communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with the business: technical and non-technical teams.
Ability to work independently, manage competing priorities and to adapt to new and changing technologies
Ability to manage business expectations and deliver customer-focused solutions
Strong analytical and organizational skills and an ability to multi-task
Ability to work independently and to adapt to new and changing technologies
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
B.Sc or M.Sc degree in quantitative field (Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.), or equivalent training or professional experience
Prior experience in scripting languages (Powershell, Python, or similar)
Prior experience in AWS or Azure cloud data tools/technologies
Experience leading Data Engineering teams
Experience with Cerner and/or Epic healthcare systems
Familiarity with healthcare financial and/or clinical data
Familiarity with HIPAA regulations and data warehousing security best practices
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center facilities. Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $117,336.00 to $185,466.00 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff).
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.