• Data Engineer II

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/13/2018 10:17 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Strategy & Innovation
  • 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

    MSK Data Products is a multidisciplinary team of designers, engineers and data scientists that covers the full lifecycle of project development, from the idea stage all the way to production deployment.  MSK Data Products builds a first-of-its-kind platform for MSKCC's clinicians, researchers, and administrators at large scale with the goal of translating institutional information into actionable insights and improving patient care, hospital operations, and clinical research.


    As a Data Engineer, you will be building products that directly impact people's lives, while tackling interesting engineering problems.

    Projects we work on include: aggregating heterogeneous data sources into modern APIs, building ETL infrastructure for machine learning models, developing real-time messaging systems for state-of-the-art surgery centers, and conversational agents for doctors-on-the-go.

    Participates in full development life cycle of a project including analysis, design, programming, implementation and support.  Responsible for development of 1 or more modules of a large scale project or complete project if it is of a limited scope.

    Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.

    Partner with Project Managers, engineers, researchers and physicians to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch. Contribute to high-level decisions with the rest of the product team.

    Architect efficient and reusable data processing systems that drive complex applications. Implement high quality backend systems across a number of programming languages with focus on Python and Java

    The Data Engineer will provide feedback to other members of the design and engineering team to help maintain the quality of the data processing pipelines across all software being delivered.


    Bachelor’s Degree Related field (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technical field) 

    BSc and 4 years minimum experience or equivalent job experience.

    Experienced programmer.  Full understanding of area of specialization.




    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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