Data Analyst at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The Data Analyst is an integral member of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) team that is responsible for managing, analyzing and maintaining the integrity, completeness and accuracy of MSK's sponsored projects proposal and award data. You will develop and maintain production reports, and oversee grants management information systems and processes, in collaboration with Research and Technology Management's Information Technology Department.


You will:

  • Analyze MSK’s grant data, ensure data integrity, and oversee data quality assurance.
  • Create high level ad hoc reports required or requested by ORPA and the MSK research community, including MSK's senior leadership, Vice Presidents and Board of Directors.
  • Use SQL, Tableau, Excel, Cognos Reports, Cognos Query Studio, and/or internal/external systems, websites and databases to design or produce reports for RTM or MSK research community use that serve to further educate and inform these constituencies about MSK research activity and productivity and improve workflow.
  • Serve as a liaison with RTM IT to determine optimal enhancements for current systems and workflow, and to develop tools to improve systems.
  • Design and lead test plans for system enhancements, and oversee rigorous testing of new software functions.
  • Responsible for creating and implementing training modules and presentations for all aspects of grants management information systems and processes for internal users and the MSK research community.
  • Ensure ORPA databases contain correct, compliant and necessary information; monitor data in the institutional grants management system for accuracy and completeness.
  • Utilize proposal, award and systems knowledge to analyze data and regularly scheduled reports and work flow, ensuring report integrity, quality control and completion.
  • Provide technical assistance with respect to data input, reports, reporting tools and grants management systems to MSK’s research community

You are: 

  • A  good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. 
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. 
  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding. 
  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals. 
  • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious. 
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances. 

You need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years of experience with data analysis.
  • Familiarity with relational databases, SQL, Tableau, and Excel.


  • Prior experience working with sponsored research proposal and award #LI-POST


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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What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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