Senior Software Engineer - Computational Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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.
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Computational Pathology team. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Senior Software Engineer will assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of software tools that extract and manipulate data from various sources, including in-house and external databases, for computational pathology.
- An effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
- A problem solver with the ability to think outside of the box, to find novel solutions to obstacles and setbacks.
- A team player, with the ability to work well both independently and within a diverse team.
- Hard working and passionate, believing strongly in our mission statement and goals.
- Willing to learn new skills and adaptable to fluctuating workloads and deadlines.
- Detail and deadline oriented, with the ability to proof read, fact-check and submit high quality work on time
- Create database logic to automatically fetch and store data in various forms. Architects and develops scalable, reliable and high-performance backend applications.
- Participate in server, application, and database development and in the building and testing of complex systems.
- Design and development of software tools into existing resources. Is responsible for design, coding, testing, packaging, debugging, documentation and deployment of software systems.
- Produce required functional, technical, and user documentation (e.g., business requirements, functional and technical specifications, system architecture, data flows, end-users training requirements) on assigned projects.
- Work and collaborate with scientists, engineers, IT operations and medical doctors to build tools manipulating data in order to build a new generation of artificial intelligence applications for cancer detection and treatment.
- Provide consultation and guidance to scientists, engineers, as well as other bioinformatics engineers and medical doctors, at the Center.
- Maintain and enhance professional growth and development through participation in scientific and technical discussions, workshops, and seminars to keep current in the development of industry-grade software.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering or related field
- Extensive and experience programming in Python, Java, C#, C++, or related language.
- Extensive experience in development of SQL database schema and query logic.
- Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB).
- Experience in application development, algorithm development, and the building complex systems. Understanding of the underlying components of statistical models, software tools, specifically computational tools and algorithms used in pathology.
- Experience architecting data warehouses and/or data lakes for large amounts of structured and unstructured data.
- Extensive experience architecting scalable backend architectures.
- Experience in packaging and deploying applications on-premise and in the cloud (e.g. AWS).
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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