• Senior Software Developer - Knowledge Management

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 days ago(10/17/2019 6:43 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
  • 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

    We are seeking a Senior Software Developer to join the Knowledge Management and Innovation (KMI) Group within the Division of Health Informatics. KMI’s mission is to support leaderships, cancer care teams, and researches by providing them with the data and insights they need for operations, measuring clinical performance, facilitating improvement of quality of care, analytics, and research.


    We provide innovative solutions to standardize, quality control, govern, translate, and make information available and accessible in large scale.


    Our team is looking for an experienced developer to provide support for terminology services development.


    You will: 

    • Support terminology application server development and test environment, including API
    • Work with system administrators and vendors to provide essential terminology application server and application support for terminology ingestion and other terminology pipelines
    • Develop pipelines to support terminology ingestion and synchronization with the sources
    • Perform timely terminology updates from the sources, monitor and reconcile changes and errors
    • Develop APIs to support terminology integration with other institutional systems
    • Utilize various scripting technologies to develop data transformations and rules
    • Test quality and performance of the semantic models, APIs, and pipelines


    You have: 

    • 3+ years software development experience, skills in software engineering practices including version control using Git
    • Experience with Java based applications
    • Experience using JS libraries such as jQuery, Bootstrap, and ReactJS
    • Advanced knowledge of Apache HTTPD, Tomcat and NGINX.
    • Advanced knowledge of Unix/Linux OS, command line, and SSH
    • Experience with Docker technologies including volumes creation and management of Docker files
    • Experience with RDBMS such as MySQL
    • Experience with ETL
    • Familiarity with XML and XML Schema
    • Knowledge and experience of web technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript (JS) as a programming language
    • Active Directory/LDAP and Single Sign-On

    Bonus Skills: 

    • Understanding of semantic standards (RDFS/SHACL/OWL/SKOS/SPARQL); experience using semantic models using RDFS/SHACL/OWL/SKOS/SPARQL
    • Experience in developing semantic models using RDFS/SHACL/OWL/SKOS/SPARQL based on customer requirements
    • Document models, configurations and train others on their use promoting model-based thinking within MSKCC.
    • Experience with graphical ontology tools such as TopBraid Composer and Protege
    • Working knowledge of search (lucene) and text mining technologies
    • Understand template-driven application development to work with our semantic platform.
    • Previous work with rules and rule-based systems




    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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