Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Solid Tumor Team)

Memorial Sloan Kettering - New York, NY 10017

Posted: 12/29/2017
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MSK is seeking a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to join Dr. Luis Diaz’s new Solid Tumor Team. 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.

 

You Will:

  • 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
  • Train researchers in the use of computational and bioinformatics tools and develop training modules

You Are:

  • 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 situations

You Need:

  • Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s degree and related or equivalent experience
  • Cross-disciplinary and strong analytic skills, as well as broad experience with bioinformatics methods, software and computer programming languages are essential

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