22 May
Bioinformatics Software Engineer - (CMO Informatics)
New York, New york city

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 Center for Molecular Oncology (CMO) Informatics group is seeking a senior level Bioinformatics Software Engineer to join our team! This position reports to Christopher (Allan) Bolipata, Head of Software Engineering.

You Are:

  • Committed to applying programming skills for research discovery and clinical benefit

  • Interested in the analysis of large genomic datasets and the development of new analysis tools for research and clinical applications

  • Someone who is skilled in – or is interested in learning - a pipeline language like CWL

You Will:

  • Perform next-generation sequencing data processing, analysis, and pipeline framework design in a dynamic academic environment.

  • Develop data analysis pipelines and analytic platforms on both local high-performance computing clusters and cloud-based resources.

  • Directly contribute toward the evolution of our infrastructure design that leverages the Common Workflow Language (CWL) specification.

  • Work on a container-based systems approach that enables compute portability and reproducibility.

You Need:

  • Master's, Bachelor's, or equivalent in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology or other applied science with extensive software development experience

  • Experience with the UNIX/Linux environment and cluster computing

  • Sophisticated skills in scripting languages like Python and object-oriented languages like JAVA

  • Experience with web frameworks such as Django

  • Familiarity with containers, such as Docker and Singularity

If this sounds like a good fit, and you are ready to make a difference with your career and apply your skills to support our mission -- apply now!


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

We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It's important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.



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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