CDSC Data Analyst III

Moffitt Cancer Center
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Job Description

At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.


The Collaborative Data Services Core Facility (CDSC) at the Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a talented and motivated candidate for the role of CDSC Data Analyst III. The CDSC serves as the gateway for the Moffitt research community to clinical data resources.

Position Highlights:

  • Translates complex data-related business requirements from research customers into an executable data query.
  • Database-centric responsibilities include: mining, aggregation, wrangling, and trend analysis for health research purposes.
  • Complex joins from large databases are common for this role.
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of database query standards, reproducible programming, and best practices for working with protected health information.
  • Expected to lead selected projects and train Data Analyst II team members to deliver on complex requirements.
  • Effective time managing skills and ability to identify barriers that may cause a change in deadlines or meeting requested proposal, particularly with respect to data science workflows.
  • Ability to adapt to changing business process requirements.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, markdown, html, or similar applications and software to present data.
  • Able to utilize critical thinking skills.
  • Understand rules and regulations regarding privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Experience with the RStudio software stack (Shiny, R Markdown, Connect)

Minimum experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Health Sciences, Health Informatics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Computer Science or other related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years directly related experience querying/tidying/summarizing research data in a hospital or healthcare environment.
  • In lieu of Bachelor's degree an additional 4 years recent experience as a data analyst/abstractor for a total of nine (9) years of experience may be considered.
  • Proficiency in data processing and basic visualization with SQL/R/Python, or similar.
  • Ability to collate/review data for submission monitoring for outliers, error processing and validation.
  • Data management of complex databases.
  • Experience with data-related operations in a cloud environment (AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Git-based version control experience.


  • Seven (7) years directly related experience with a focus on oncology research and/or treatment.
  • Experience using data query/reporting tools (R, Shiny, SQL, Python, SAS) or similar enterprise business intelligence applications (QlikView, Tableau, Power BI).
  • Experience using electronic data capturing/workflow methodology software (REDCap) for designing clinical and translational research databases.
  • Knowledge regarding cost-efficient design of cloud-based data workflows, particularly in AWS or Snowflake
  • Basic web-design knowledge for markdown reports of data (HTML/CSS)

Company Info.

Moffitt Cancer Center

Houston Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center located in Tampa, Florida. Established in 1981 by the Florida Legislature, the hospital opened in October 1986 on the University of South Florida's campus. Moffitt is one of two National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers based in Florida.

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