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The Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC) represents a new organization within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with a mission to develop new capabilities and resources to facilitate the center’s interaction with large and complex data sets. HDC data scientists partner with center investigators in research leveraging high-dimensional data to drive requirements into the HDC product team where data and software engineers are responsible for developing and supporting robust data management and analysis platforms and tools.
The Data Scientist provides collaborative and innovative analytic support across all divisions of the center, leveraging big data to support and empower center investigators. The Data Scientist will be responsible for construction of analytic datasets sourcing elements from potentially diverse data sources, implementation of exploratory and predictive analyses, visualization of data, communication and presentation of results, and putting these solutions into production. Core responsibilities are:
Qualities in a candidate necessary for success include: