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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Bioinformatics Software Engineer I in New York, New York

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.

In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.

*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.

Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.

Job Description

Do you want to be a part of an innovative team working on finding a cure for cancer? We need you! As a software engineer on our team, you will be responsible for collecting requirements from the clinicians, scientists, and technologists to develop new or maintain existing functions and features to support clinical laboratory and downstream engineering teams. We develop applications needed to support lab operations, and clinical data curation while serving necessary data to all downstream systems. You will work closely with the clinical laboratory, computational biologists as well as other software engineering teams to improve patient care.

You will!

  • Develop LIMS workflows to support lab operations (Java).

  • Develops plug-ins, RESTful APIs, standalone applications, and Web interfaces for the clinical LIMS system.

  • Research, design, and implement continuous integration frameworks as health-check for production clinical LIMS.

  • Design and develop software and databases as part of bioinformatics and biomedical informatics data storage, visualization, processing, and analysis systems.

  • Design and implement features (algorithms, data structures, database access, visualization, user interface) and add modifications to existing mathematical/scientific applications.

    You have!

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or Mathematics)

  • Cross-disciplinary and analytical skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a team depending on tasks.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with SQL (MySQL) databases.

  • Good working knowledge of Linux (or similar operating 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


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date6 days ago(5/14/2022 11:03 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-61300