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MSK Named to Computerworld 2019 Best Places to Work in IT List

06/17/2019 Admin

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has been selected as one of IDG’s Computerworld 2019 Best Places to Work in IT. MSK ranked No. 26 among large size organizations and top 10 for our benefits package. Since 1994, Computerworld’s annual Best Places to Work in IT feature has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology professionals. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training, and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

We asked members of our IT Team, what they love about working at MSK. Here are their responses:

“I have always known that MSK is one of the best places to work in IT.   It is great that we have formally received this recognition. What makes us special is the talented IT people throughout MSK value each other.  All of us are focused on helping our clinicians, scientists and educators lead in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of cancer. “ - Pat Skarulis, SVP & CIO

“I love working for MSK IT because it allows me to be part of a team that is creating cutting edge solutions for today’s healthcare IT needs in the Health Information Exchange space.” - Anil J. Varghese, Software Developer, Information Systems

“At MSK, IT staff are challenged by the technical initiatives we are asked to bring to fruition, proud to be working for one of the premier cancer institutions in the world and valued for our contributions toward fulfilling MSK’s mission.  That is why MSK IT is one of the best places to work.” - Janet Mak, VP, Information Systems

“So many reasons why MSK is a great place to work!  One of the main reasons for me is that it really feels like a family.  You have so many people that work cohesively together to promote the same goal of providing the best patient care. “ - Payal Patel, Project Manager, Health Informatics

“Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. At MSK you build a sense of family.” -Phil DaCosta, Project Manager, Health Informatics

We have the best Work-life balance.  This is a very knowledgeable team that I work with. Everyone is an expert in what they are doing and We have a very good process which gives us more than 99% deployment success rate. - Srinivas Kolla, Senior Application Analyst, Information Systems

“The finance industry has aggressive deadlines which put a lot of pressure to deliver early which can stress your personal time with family. MSK provides much-needed flexibility to create a good work-life balance, which motivates individuals to perform better and meet the deadlines in a stress-free environment, leading to better quality deliverables.” - Priti Parekh, Senior Software Developer, Infomation Systems

We extend a very special thank you to all of our IT staff for this recognition, which reflects our shared sense of mission-driven purpose.

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