Director Integrated Data Sciences

Job ID 2021-39497
Area of Interest
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
SC Therapeutics (SCTx)
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.


As a member of the Seattle Children’s Therapeutics leadership team, the Integrated Data Sciences (IDS) Director is responsible for leading efforts to define and implement the data and analytics strategy for Seattle Children’s Therapeutics (SCTx). This strategy will harmonize and leverage SCTx rich data assets using analytics to power innovation that emboldens the strategic business plan. This will involve working with SCTx leaders to align and evolve technologies, standards and practices to create an integrated data and analytics platform. The director will provide operational and financial management leadership and direction on clinical research analytics, informatics, and biostastics that provide more efficient and streamlined workflow, clinical research startup and operations, data analysis in supporting clinical and laboratory research. This person is an educator and able to work across all levels to evolve the data IQ within the organization including the presentation of clinical research analytics, informatics, and biostatistics development. They will lead clinical research analytics, informatics, and biostatistics within SCTx and by collaboration with leaders of Seattle Children’s Research Scientific Computing. The director also develops, communicates and monitors policies, protocols and standard operating procedures to ensure the stability and availability of the reporting and analytic solutions, compliance with established system/data standards and controls, effective utilization of team resources, vendor relationships and adherence to established service level agreements with customers and key stakeholders.


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:

- PhD, Biostatistics, Healthcare Informatics, or related field.

- Minimum of seven (7) years related experience including clinical trial experience

- At least five (5) years experience in progressively responsible leadership of large analytics projects or equivalent and three (3) years of resource management roles.

- At least five (5) years progressively responsible experience in data analysis role in a clinical trial research setting.

- Experience utlizing electronic clinical trial data bases

- Experience working as a cross-functional team member and a team leader in a complex setting.

- Experience leading efforts to define capability vision, requirements, and analytic roadmap.

- Managed resources (FTEs and budget) with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a dynamic environment



- Medidata Rave and RedCap experience.

- SAS.

- Knowledge of systems related to Research Informatics including Big Data and advanced analytic technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Netezza, R, Spark, python, etc.).

- Knowledge of data, data preparation, and sourcing, acquisition and integration.

- Knowledge of data manipulation and exploratory data analysis (EDA), big data statistics.

- Knowledge of SQL databases


In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

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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