Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Solid Tumor Team) in New York, New York
Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Solid Tumor Team)
Job Posting Number: 14387
Research – Other
December 28, 2017
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MSK is seeking a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to join the laboratory of Luis Diaz, Head of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology. Under supervision of the group leader, will provide support to research projects at the Center by designing, developing, and implementing software tools for processing and analyzing high-throughput next-generation sequencing data. In addition, will provide one-on-one consultation and training to research scientists and bioinformatics and software engineers at the Center in the use of bioinformatics software tools and databases.
Process and analyze data from high-throughput next-generation sequencing
Design, develop, and operate software and databases as part of bioinformatics data processing and analysis system
Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation
Provide consultation and guidance to research scientists, as well as other bioinformatics and software engineers, at the Center
Lead projects and collaborate with computational and bioinformatic scientists to develop tools to build upon and answer research questions
Train researchers in the use of computational and bioinformatics tools and develop training module
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situation
To be considered for Bioinformatics Software Engineer III, you need:
Ph.D. and 0-2 years of related experience
Master’s Degree and 2-4 years of related experience
Cross-disciplinary and strong analytic skills, as well as broad experience with bioinformatics methods, software and computer programming languages (including R and Python) are essential
To be considered for Bioinformatics Software Engineer IV, you need:
Ph.D. and 2-4 years of related experience
Master’s Degree and 4-7 years of related experience
Cross-disciplinary and strong analytic skills, as well as broad experience with bioinformatics methods, software and computer programming languages are essential
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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