The mission of the Center for Molecular Oncology (CMO) is to promote precision oncology through genomic analysis to guide the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. The CMO brings together clinicians and scientists throughout MSK to conduct large-scale translational research involving molecular characterization of patient tumor specimens in order to identify correlations between genomic features and clinical outcomes.
We are looking for a Software Engineer (Full-Stack) to support the precision oncology database OncoKB at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. OncoKB is used at MSK to annotate genomic variants in more than 1000 patient sequencing reports every month as well as thousands of patients in retrospective cohorts by cancer researchers worldwide. The OncoKB software suite has been developed in house at MSK since 2013; it includes a curation interface that supports content curation, a public website (oncokb.org) that hosts more than 1000 daily user visits worldwide, as well as a database and API that support real-time annotation of genomic variants identified in cancer patients. To better support clinical decisions and cancer research, we are looking for an additional software engineer to join our team to improve all these components of the OncoKB software suite.
A software engineer who understands all layers (front- and back-end) of web development and has a genuine interest in the latest software technology.
Enthusiastic about solving problems in biology and cancer genomics, and their clinical applications.
Someone who thrives in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
A person who enjoys working in a team, is self-motivated, and can solve problems independently.
Able to learn new technologies and programming languages as needed.
Work closely with cancer researchers and clinicians to translate research problems and clinical needs into software solutions.
Work closely with other software engineers, scientists, and clinicians to extend the OncoKB front- and back-end codebase to support evolving analysis or curation needs.
Design new interactive features, taking them quickly from prototype to production.
Rapidly troubleshoot and solve problems with existing software systems.
Participate in a development team that continually seeks to increase performance and is open to adopting new software engineering techniques and practices towards this goal.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field
Web application development experience
Experience with HTML5, CSS
Experience with Java
Experience with databases, such as MySQL and MongoDB
Experience with shell scripting
Experience developing in teams using Git/GitHub or other source code control systems
Nice to have:
1+ years of software development experience, or a masters degree
Experience with front-end frameworks such as React
Experience with server-side web frameworks such as SpringBoot
Experience with Python
Experience with cloud deployment using kubernetes and docker
User interface design knowledge
Experience with Agile software development and participating in a Scrum team
Prior contribution to open source projects
Prior involvement or interest in bioinformatics or cancer genomics domain
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. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
Internal Number: 2021-48797
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.