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Senior Software Engineer

LocationNew York, NY

Ref2020-43266

DeptInformation Technology

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
 
For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details

Who we are:

At MSK, the Division of Health Informatics manages a diverse suite of clinical information systems used across the enterprise. Our Health Informatics Team looks to help narrow the gap between the clinician and the basic science researcher. We are building tools to better capture clinical data, provide researchers access to the clinical data in a self-service model while still preserving privacy and data ownership.

We aim to recruit a Senior Software Engineer who will be an integral member of our team. You will develop tools to increase customer satisfaction (clinicians and researchers), improve data governance processes at MSK, make self-service tools to capture, augment and ultimately share data in a reusable fashion within the MSKCC environment.

You are:

  • An individual with strong analytical aptitude and programming skills
  • An ambitious self-starter who strives for results and performs well under pressure
  • Driven to continually learn new programming techniques, technologies and methods
  • Creative with a passion for innovation and a willingness to utilize disruptive technology
  • Eager to solve complex problems with elegant software solutions
  • Familiar with test driven development and good engineering practices
  • Motivated by the idea of improving the lives of patients with cancer

You need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years of applicable industry experience
  • Experience with web development, web services, and database technologies, e.g. RESTful APIs, web interfaces, and socket based client/servers.
  • Experience in taking part in technical discussions including but not limited to code reviews, and build/release management.
  • Experience in work with UNIX systems to configure new and existing software packages for security, performance and maintainability.
  • Experience in building proper production, development, and integration environments and assists in unit/functional, regression, and system testing.
  • Strong portfolio of completed work

Nice to have:

  • Experience working in a hospital or other healthcare setting
  • Knowledge of basic science (biology, genomics, etc..)
  • Knowledge of basic data science (statistics, regression analysis, basic ML). Or willing to learn.
  • Experience in software development with Python (or willing to learn).
  • A strong design sensibility for user interfaces and data presentation
  • Ability to build real-time data pipelines using open-source cluster frameworks (e.g., Apache Spark and Kafka)
  • Capable of applying machine learning techniques to various technology stacks
  • Proficiency in using a mix of bleeding edge software technologies/tools: Flask/Django, React, Angular, D3, Node.js, JavaScript, message queues, search engines, MySQL, MongoDB, PL/SQL, and AWS-like systems

Benefits

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time | Generous Vacation + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Tuition Reimbursement | Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance | Commuter Spending Account | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility

We believe in communication, transparency, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You read the ad, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply -> Talent Acquisition contacts you to complete our tech assessment and/or schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns)-> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video call -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to an on-site visit or video call with the team -> post interview feedback -> ideally an offer! -> reference check & onboarding -> orientation & official welcome to MSK

MSK has been named a Best Place to Work in IT by Insider Pro & Computerworld, for the 2nd year in a row.

We look forward to meeting soon!

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Application Hiring Process

Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 3
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 4
Provide References
Step 5
Extension of Job Offer
Step 6
Onboarding
Step 7
New Employee Orientation
Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 3
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 4
Provide References
Step 5
Extension of Job Offer
Step 6
Onboarding
Step 7
New Employee Orientation

New York, NY

At MSK, we are committed to providing exceptional patient care that is as convenient as possible. Each of our facilities serves a purpose and is strategically built to support a larger community, including our employees.

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Memorial Hospital
New York, NY
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