The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Data Platform Team within SCCA Information Technology is responsible for designing, developing, and supporting SCCA data systems, for both operational and analytical purposes.
The Data Architect is an experienced technical leader on the Data Platform who advances the strategic use of data at SCCA in cancer care, research, education, and operations. The Data Architect collaborates with other Data Platform team members, IT leaders, and functional subject matter experts to define and implement a strategic plan for the enterprise data and analytics platform.
This role will contribute to a strategic vision to enable a modular, reliable, robust, and scalable data platform that supports data-driven decision making and analytic capabilities. The Data Architect will achieve this by partnering closely with UW Medicine colleagues and translating SCCA functional and technical requirements into an executable roadmap. As part of this effort, the Data Architect will increase the data maturity of SCCA and document and demonstrate sound data principles including architecture, technology, and processes.
Finally, the Data Architect is responsible for the reduction of technical debt through planning and the creation of best practices in Data Platform design, development, maintenance, and operations. This role will support the implementation of the data catalog and metadata, oversee efficient data management, optimize data pipelines, and rationalize data sources in order to optimally provide an enterprise data function.
SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA 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.