Director Data Engineering and Interoperability

Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL

This position has been filled.

Moffitt Cancer Center has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for candidates for their Director Data Engineering and Interoperability.

Moffitt Cancer Center is a Top 10 cancer hospital dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

Moffitt, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, employs more than 7,000 team members. It is recognized for scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt's staff includes some of the world's best oncology physicians, surgeons, researchers, nurses, and healthcare professionals.

The Moffitt Medical Group (MMG) is Florida’s largest multidisciplinary medical group practice that is dedicated to cancer care. The MMG, based at Moffitt Cancer Center, also provides services at other hospitals and clinics throughout the state of Florida and beyond.

Moffitt Cancer Center has partnered with Advent Health to open a new 28,000 square-foot facility located in the Healing Plaza on the campus of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel in Pasco County, Florida.

Additionally, Moffitt Cancer Center and AdventHealth launched their first collaborative cancer clinical trial in Central Florida as the first part of a broad partnership between the organizations to expand cancer treatment and research in Central Florida.

Director Data Engineering and Interoperability Job Overview

Moffitt has become one of the world's first cancer centers with a dedicated machine learning department, which will accelerate cancer research by translating powerful tools from the computer to the bedside.

For the second year in a row, Moffitt has been named one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals and health systems in the country. And for multiple years running, Moffitt has earned its place on Computerworld Magazine’s list of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology.

Moffitt employees are among the top-skilled IT experts in the Tampa Bay Area and partner with world-class physicians, scientists, and researchers to develop innovative technologies that support pioneering advances and life-saving patient care.

Moffitt’s Center for Digital Health is building out a Digital Innovation Practice which will include an innovation studio focused on leveraging new digital capabilities to eliminate operational inefficiencies and enhance consumer experiences throughout the enterprise.

The Director of Data Engineering and Interoperability is a newly created position that was developed to lead the transformation of three key areas: data engineering, interoperability, and Cerner data architecture. The Director reports to the CTO and oversees a team that will grow to a total of around 25.

The Director will drive the implementation of key digital initiatives such as robotic process automation, natural language processing, and digital front door solutions in collaboration with the VP, Digital. There will also be close alignment with the enterprise data team related to research and scientific discovery as well as data sharing with strategic partners.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IS, computer science, business administration, or similar
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in enterprise data management, advanced analytics technologies, or a related field
  • 5+ years of leadership experience as a manager, director or above
  • 2+ years of experience in a clinical, healthcare or research environment
  • One or more years of experience of working experience in cloud data infrastructure (AWS preferred)

Preferred Experience:

  • Hands on experience in an Agile/Scrum environment

Please note that Kirby Partners exclusively represents this job opportunity and all candidates will be presented through our team of executive recruiters. If you have questions about this position, please email Steve Bennett.