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Sr. Data Engineer
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Job Description

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

Are you passionate about contributing meaningfully to battling cancer? Then join us here at MSK, where we can provide you with the opportunity to make a difference with your career. We believe this is a very exciting opportunity for someone who has the right skillset and drive to make an impact to support our mission.

MSK Data Products Group is a multidisciplinary group of scientists, engineers and designers operating as a startup inside MSK. Our mission is to make sense of clinical information to help clinicians and patients make better health decisions. We employ a big deal of Machine Learning and process significant amounts of data to achieve this.

The Senior Data Engineer for the Data Products Group will contribute to lead Memorial Sloan Kettering's efforts to build a world-class machine learning platform for healthcare data, patient outcomes, and cancer treatments.

You are

* A software engineer with extensive experience in enterprise software development. What we mean by this is that you've built enterprise systems before, where you had to deploy software into production multiple times a day and where you had to think carefully about scalability and performance
* Comfortable working with multiple languages, e.g. system languages such as C, C++; system-like languages like Golang or Java; and high-level languages like Python
* Experienced scaling up or increasing application resiliency
* Competent with RDMS and can explain ANSI isolation levels
* Somewhat familiar with containerization, e.g. Docker, and cloud providers such as AWS and Azure
* Experienced working in an autonomous agile environment, we use Agile Pods here

You need

* BS/MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or another quantitative field.
* 5+ years of experience building production software
* Strong software engineering skills in Java, C++, and/or Python.
* Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, software architecture, TDD

Nice to have

* Understanding of Machine Learning algorithms, not mandatory, we can help you


* Paid time off including vacation, bereavement, sick leave
* Paid Parental Leave
* Comprehensive medical, dental & vision, FSA and dependent care
* Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
* Fitness Discounts
* 403(b) retirement savings plan match
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Commuter spending account


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.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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