Do you want to join an innovative team and contribute to cancer research? Are you creative and interested in solving meaningful problems? Join us! We will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in your career. The Center for Molecular Oncology (CMO) at MSKCC is searching for an outstanding Bioinformatics Engineer with an interest in working closely with computational biologists within the CMO to develop and deploy bioinformatic methods and resources relevant to high-throughput next-generation sequencing in the translational cancer biology setting. The focus of this work is the building and maintenance of software tools, pipelines, and resources for integrative analysis of high throughput genomic data, working with software engineers and computational based investigators.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A good decision-maker, successful at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational needs
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations
Masters degree or equivalent experience in biological sciences, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics, or related discipline with a strong quantitative background.
Knowledge of Next Generation Sequencing technology and its application in cancer genomics
Proven experience with NGS computational tools and workflows
Strong programming skills and proficiency with scientific computing software and scripting languages
Demonstrated ability to produce well designed, documented, version-controlled code in a team setting
Solid understanding of Linux (or similar operating systems), and desired knowledge of HPC or cloud computing environments
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.