TheT ech Incubation team aspires to stretch and transform the existing boundaries in cancer care at the confluence of tech and health. We function as a pipeline for innovation that supports bold, scientific experimentation with new technologies in a variety of breakthrough domains that shape MSKs digital transformation. The team is a multidisciplinary group of designers, engineers and data scientists whose activities range from basic tech research, to proof of concept and design work, to streamlined pilots and evaluations of new technologies in production clinical and business environments. We also reach beyond institutional walls to forge collaborations with academic, startup, and established industry partners to accelerate and augment these activities.
WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON?
As aSenior Data Scientistat MSK, you will bebuilding products that directly impact people's lives. Tech incubation is searching for someone who will helpemploy statistical methodologies on high volumes of data to solve novel problems, build software and create actionable insights.
WHO ARE WE?
We are an experienced multidisciplinary team that covers the full lifecycle of project development, from idea stage all the way to production ready. We operate in a product model where you will work in a team of talented software engineers, as well as data scientists and designers.
Working on analysis, model construction, and software engineering by researching statistical methods, building complex models, and training, testing and validating in order to deploy software.
Meeting with leadership, understand business needs, often vague and conceptual, translates business needs into analytics tasks and presents results aimed at satisfying those business needs.
Assisting leadership in the development of departmental strategy, particularly analytic strategy, and helps provide insights and direction of the teams vision.
Making interpretations and connect results with business needs by tackling questions and exploring new innovative approaches.
Mentoring and guiding team members and stakeholders
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
BS/MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or another quantitative field.
5+ years of experience building production software, preferably on an Agile team
Strong software engineering skills in Java, C++, and/or Python.
Experience with NoSQL databases, Mongo, Cassandra, etc.
Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, software architecture, TDD
Able to conduct analyses using R, Python or similar language
Able to build dashboards using Tableau or similar BI tool
Deeply comfortable with relational databases & SQL
Solid understanding of common statistical methods especially regression models & probability
Skilled at partnering with non-technical stakeholders to turn vague business problems into crisp analytical projects
Act as a storyteller, synthesizing knowledge from a variety of sources and able to clearly communicate complex topics to different audiences
Curious and self-motivated, thrive when working autonomously.
Nice to have:Experience with Search Engines, Big Data technologies, & basic understanding of machine learning algorithms.
Webelieveincommunication,transparency, and thinking beyond your8-hourday @ MSK. Its important to us thatyou havea sense ofimpact,community,andwork/life balanceto beand feelyour best.
Our Hiring Process
You read the ad, agree it sounds like agreatfit& apply ->Talent Acquisitioncontactsyouto schedule a phone interview(if your profile aligns)-> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video call -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to anon-site visit or video calls with the team -> postinterview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK
We look forward to meeting soon!
Internal Number: 2020-42638
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.