Bioinformatics Engineer, Computational Science

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/24/2021 3:40 PM)
Requisition ID
Research - Laboratory

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.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The mission of CMO Computational Science (CCS) is to innovate new computational science that accelerates discovery in, and the practice of, molecular-driven cancer medicine. This team of experienced computational biologists and bioinformatic engineers catalyze institution-wide collaborative science in translational genomics. Projects involve immunogenomics, correlative genomics in early-phase clinical trials, evolutionary analysis of disease, disease-specific and pan-cancer studies, the interface of inherited and somatic genetics, novel methods development, and new prognostic and therapeutic biomarkers.

Do you want to join an innovative team and contribute to cancer research? Are you creative and interested in solving meaningful problems? Then join us here at MSK, where we can provide you with the opportunity to make a difference with your career. We believe that this is an outstanding role for someone who has the background to be a part of our dynamic team and who wants to apply their skills to support our mission here.

You are:

  • Capable of building customer relationships and delivering solutions
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational needs
  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals
  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations

You have:

  • Master’s degree bioinformatics, computer science or similar. Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree in an equivalent field with at least two years of experience
  • Proficiency in R (preferred) and Python
  • Demonstrated ability to produce well-designed, detailed, version controlled code
  • Knowledge of publicly available bioinformatics software tools, their APIs and standard file formats
  • Experience with biological principles specifically within genomics
  • Knowledge of probability and statistics


Competitive compensation packages | Generous Vacation, Sick time + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Tuition Reimbursement | 12 Weeks Maternity/Paternity & Adoption Assistance | Spending Account | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility




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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