Data Analyst, Senior - Research

Job ID 2020-35673
Area of Interest
Location Name
818 Stewart
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Research Informatics
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.


Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 


Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.


We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.


Supports Seattle Children's Research Institute’s (SCRI) vision, mission, and strategic initiatives by using technical expertise to design, create, and develop data management solutions and by providing internal consultation and project management. The incumbent provides leadership in facilitating and gathering requirements and provides knowledge in clinical processes, data management expertise, technical programming skills, and strong leadership skills in working with investigators, project team members, and team members. This position identifies and resolves issues throughout the development of data management solutions and is accountable for identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in research and administrative workflow processes in the implementation of these solutions. Primary responsibility is the design, creation, and deployment of data management solutions for investigators and leadership within SCRI. The incumbent is responsible for frequently taking a formal or an informal lead on project tasks, leads efforts to design and implement data management solutions, including database construction arising from prospective studies, as well as reports and dashboards from a wide range of existing data sources, and provides leadership in evaluating and optimizing these solutions. The incumbent also assures integrity of the data for current and future use in strategic initiatives, continuous quality improvement efforts and SCRI goals, and for ensuring the sustainability and adaptability of all developed solutions.


Seattle Children's Employer Highlights:

- Leader in Pediatric Care: Because of our people, Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty care center at the forefront of pediatric care.

- Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work–life balance. Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement savings.

- Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.

- Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values, and heritage.


Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Health Science, Computer Science, Math, Statistics or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience/technical training that demonstrates analytical and technical competency.
- Minimum five (5) years' experience in progressively more responsible work as a data analyst, developer, or equivalent in a healthcare setting.
- Demonstrated excellence in database management.
- Experience matching data management solutions to available resources.
- Experience designing and implementing data management solutions for clinical studies.

- At least three (3) years' managing medium to large projects using standard project management skills, tools, and methodologies.
- Experience with clinical, hospital and/or financial applications and/or systems.
- Experience working with clinicians and other supporting personnel on data workflows.
- Experience working with the database development life cycle.
- Utilizes established data analysis methods for analyzing qualitative or quantitative data.
- Experience with Cerner, Epic, or similar software product.
- Experience using REDCap.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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