Bioinformatics Software Engineer II @ Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY

Job Overview

14 days ago

Bioinformatics Software Engineer II

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY

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:
Are you a hard-working Engineer with a passion to improve genomics cancer research? Our team is growing and we are seeking a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to join IGO’s Data Team. Our team writes the software used throughout the lab. This includes every step of sample processing from the sample receiving to fastq/pipeline delivery. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with multi-functional teams. Your expertise and communication skills will directly impact IGO's products and customers!

The Integrated Genomics Operation (IGO) core enables basic, clinical, and translational science by providing a broad range of genomic services and expertise to clinicians and scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. IGO is the central point of contact for all research sequencing activities at MSKCC, producing an average of 1 TB of data per day and processing over 50,000 samples yearly!
Our team follows a four-day work week onsite with offices directly across the hall from the sequencing lab so we can collaborate easily with our customers.

You will:

  • Build fast, stable, and efficient delivery pipelines
  • Use continuous delivery practices to deliver high-quality Java code
  • Build user-friendly web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Vue.js), Node.js, and Python
  • Clearly communicate project challenges and progress
  • Ensure code is readable, maintainable, and stable through the implementation of unit and end-to-end tests
  • Follow programming best practices and work collaboratively in person and through GitHub

You are:

  • An excellent communicator, capable of gathering requirements from and explaining technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • A self-motivated, strong problem solver who can handle a fast-paced environment
  • Someone who enjoys working collaboratively yet can operate independently
  • Interested in learning biological and genetics subjects for effective communication with lab members and building better applications

You have:

  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Experience working with two or more development languages including Java
  • Experience with relational databases and/or non-relational
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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 |
Closing:
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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