Data Engineer, MSK MIND 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

MSK has initiated a unique and transformative data-driven research initiative, named MSK MIND, to unlock features in imaging, genomics, and clinical data that will better predict patient outcomes and ultimately be translated to improved patient care. Simultaneously, this program will create a data platform for large-scale multi-modal data integration and research.

 

We are looking for a Software and Data Engineer to help implement the MSK MIND data platform that will integrate multi-dimensional datasets and enable advanced analytics including machine learning and artificial intelligence. You will be working closely with other software and data engineers, data scientists, clinicians, and molecular biologists.

You are:

  • Enthusiastic about solving problems in cancer research and their clinical applications.
  • A software and data engineer who has experience in developing software and data infrastructure.
  • Eager to learn and apply new technologies and ideas to benefit the entire organization.
  • A person who enjoys working in a team and coach other team members.

You will:

  • Work with data architect to develop software and data architecture of MSK MIND, including data pipelines, data storage, and data API.
  • Develop data pipelines to extract, transform and load (ETL) a variety of datasets from existing sources, including imaging, genomics, and clinical data.
  • Develop cloud and on-premise data lake and data warehouse.
  • Develop data governance/stewardship policies into the platform.
  • Develop the API for accessing the MSK MIND datasets.
  • Develop web-based interfaces for data visualization.
  • Work with machine learning experts to develop and scale machine learning applications for multi-model cancer research.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 7+ years experience OR Master’s degree with 5+ years experience.
  • Hands-on experience in software development.
  • Strong skills in a programming language (e.g. Python, Java, Scala, Go).
  • Experienced in relational and nonrelational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDb, Cassandra, Redis)
  • Experience with Agile software development and participating in a Scrum team.
  • Good verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills.

Nice to have:

  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Knowledge in fundamental algorithms in machine learning.
  • Prior involvement in health informatics or bioinformatics domain.
  • Experienced in using open source frameworks and non-traditional data stores (Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Elasticsearch, etc).
  • Experienced in container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experienced in cloud computing, storage, and deployment.
  • Understanding the Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) data principles.
  • Understanding medical imaging tech stacks (DICOM, PACS, VNA).
  • Understanding Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR).
  • Knowledge in healthcare data models.
  • Experience in developing interface against Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.
  • Experience in web development.

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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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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

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
401(K)
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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