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Bioinformatics Software Engineer - Bioinformatics Core (BIC)

LocationNew York, NY

Ref2021-46900

DeptBioinformatics/Computational Biology

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.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details

We are seeking a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to perform next-generation sequence data processing and analysis in a dynamic and exciting academic environment at the nexus of cancer biology, computer science, statistics and clinical research. Work will be performed in a small group atmosphere with active collaborators and in concert with other Bioinformatics Software Engineers throughout the institution.

Responsibilities will include the design, development, and operations of computational pipelines for the analysis of next-generation sequencing data. This work will include both large-scale projects and custom jobs tailored to individual research efforts. They will span a wide variety of analysis problems. The core remains on the cutting edge of computational biology. We have a number of R&D engineering efforts in areas including large scale image analysis, machine learning and smart phone application development.

We are looking for experienced applicants. The title and ranking of the position will be adjusted depending on the experience level of the candidate.

You are:

  • Motivated to apply your skills to translational research
  • Someone who enjoys working in a team, but can work independently
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and solve problems
  • Interested in learning and applying new technologies

You have:

  • Extensive experience in bioinformatics software development working with both large and complex datasets
  • Strong experience in Python
  • Strong computational/programming skills in one of these programming languages: Java, C++, Swift
  • Experience with data and statistical analysis tools: R
  • Familiarity with NGS computational tools and formats
  • Demonstrated active involvement in open source communities (GitHub, etc.)

We are:

The Bioinformatics Core (BIC) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York City (Manhattan) facilitates scientific discoveries by supporting basic and clinical research groups. BIC is responsible for building training programs, research project support, web-based tools, and database integration of genomic, pathway and clinical information. More information about the Bioinformatics Core is available at https://www.mskcc.org/research/ski/core-facilities/bioinformatics.

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, openness, 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.

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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