Open Positions

 Backend Software Engineer

Overview

Do you want to work in an exciting interdisciplinary environment with the potential to directly impact medical research, cancer care and patients lives? 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 in IT. We believe that this is an exciting role for someone who has the right background to be apart of our dynamic team and who wants to apply their skills to support our mission here.

Machine learning and deep learning are changing how cancer patients are diagnosed and treated at modern hospitals. Our Computational Pathology team leverage large-scale machine learning on a high performance compute infrastructure to transform pathology from a qualitative to quantitative science. We develop web applications which are used by medical doctors and researchers in the clinic.

This is a research and development position involving the development and support of biomedical applications and software tools for research and clinical purposes. The Back-End Software Engineer will assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of software tools that use computational pathology and machine learning methods, access in-house and external databases, and integrate and display data on the fly.

Under supervision of the group leader, you will provide support to research projects at the Center by designing, developing, and implementing software tools for processing and analyzing multi modality data in pathology.

You Will:

  • Work and collaborate with a diverse team of machine learning experts, software engineers and medical doctors to build a new generation of artificial intelligence in cancer detection and treatment.
  • Build software and algorithms that enable discoveries in medicine and the evaluation of biological variation in disease, including cancer.
  • Develop software linking databases.
  • Plan and implement the integration of new software tools into existing resources.
  • Be responsible for backend design, coding, testing, debugging and the documentation of software systems.
  • Participate in web server application development and testing of complex systems.
  • Provide consultation and mentorship to research scientists, as well as other bioinformatics and software engineers at the Institution.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience as a Software Engineer or a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related
  • field.
  • Experience in web server application development and in the building and testing of complex systems.
  • Familiarity with advanced:
  • Programming languages such as C#, JavaScript, and Python.
  • Web server frameworks such as Nancy and Razor.
  • Databases such as Redis and SQL servers.
  • Development tools such as Git, Visual Studio and Jira.
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate with experts in computer science and medicine.
    • Take responsibility over products and work independently towards their completion.
    • Measure progress and report results.
    • Document code requirements, systems arch and data flows.
    • Train medical doctors and personnel on software products.

Desired Skills:

  • Interest in building novel medical software applications, in collaboration with medical partners.
  • Interest in building machine learning & deep learning and their application in medicine.
  • Maintains and improves professional growth and development through participation in scientific and technicaldiscussions, workshops, and seminars to keep current with developments in web technology and computational tools.

E-mail

virgoc@mskcc.org

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 Frontend Software Engineer

Overview

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 in IT. We believe this is a great role for someone who has the right background to be apart of our dynamic team and who wants to apply their skills to support our mission here.

Our Computational Pathology team leverages large-scale machine learning on a high performance compute infrastructure to transform pathology from a qualitative to quantitative science. We develop web applications which are used by medical doctors and researchers in the clinic. Do you want to work in an exciting interdisciplinary environment with the potential to directly impact medical research, cancer care and patients lives?

This is a research and development position involving the development and support of biomedical applications and software tools for research and clinical purposes.

The Front-End Software Engineer will assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of software tools that use computational pathology and machine learning methods, access in-house and external databases, and integrate and display data on the fly.

You Will:

  • Work and collaborate with a diverse team of machine learning experts, software engineers and medical doctors to build a new generation of artificial intelligence in cancer detection and treatment.
  • Create software and algorithms that enable discoveries in medicine and evaluation of biological variation in disease, including cancer.
  • Develop software linking databases.
  • Plan and implement the integration of new software tools into existing resources.
  • Be responsible for frontend design, coding, testing, debugging and the documentation of software systems.
  • Build original software programs using advanced programming and mathematical tools, such as: C#, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, and Visual Studio
  • Provide consultation and guidance to research scientists, as well as other bioinformatics and software engineers at the Institution.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience as a Software Engineer or a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field.
  • Experience in Web-GUI development and GUI design.
  • Familiarity with advance development tools such as GIT, Jira and Visual Studio.
  • Ability to develop original software programming using advanced programming languages such as Java Script, HTML5, CSS and C#
  • Track usage and bug reports in practice with the aim of improving utility.
  • Experience with the development of biomedical applications and/or Web-GUI development and GUI design.
  • Experience in building and testing complex systems.
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate with experts in computer science and medicine.
    • Take responsibility over products and work independently towards their completion.
    • Measure progress and report results.
    • Document code requirements, systems arch and data flows.
    • Train medical doctors and personnel on software products.

Desired Skills

  • Interest in building novel medical software applications in collaboration with medical partners.
  • Interest in machine learning & deep learning and their application in medicine.
  • Maintains and improves professional growth and development through participation in scientific and technical discussions, workshops, and seminars to keep current with developments in web technology and computational tools.

E-mail

virgoc@mskcc.org

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 Machine Learning Scientist

Machine learning and deep learning are changing how cancer patients are diagnosed and treated in modern hospitals. Computational Pathology leverages large-scale machine learning on high performance compute infrastructure to transform pathology from a qualitative to quantitative science. You will work in an exciting interdisciplinary environment with the potential to directly impact medical research, cancer care and patients lives.

For our computational pathology group, we are looking for a Machine Learning Scientist who will lead in the development, training and testing of Machine Learning which will aid in the clinical assessment and understanding of cancer. The massive amount of digital pathology image data at MSKCC provides a unique opportunity within the field of computer vision and cancer research for conventional and unconventional modeling with clinical relevance, such as (semi-)supervised, weakly supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods.

You Will:

  • Work and collaborate with a diverse team of machine learning experts, software engineers and medical doctors to build a new generation of artificial intelligence in cancer detection and treatment
  • Employ statistical methodologies on high volumes of data to solve novel problems.
  • Build software and create actionable insights.
  • Work at a high level of complexity in relation to image data, deep learning, and/or computational pathology and know statistical programming languages including but not limited to: R, Python, & Matlab.
  • Have the opportunity to leverage a modern compute cluster with hundreds of GPU’s and the largest cluster of DGX nodes in the field.

Required Skills:

  • Doctorate in Computer Science with an emphasis on Machine Learning or Computer Vision.
  • An outstanding publication history in machine learning and/or computational pathology which includes a track record with established machine learning conferences, e.g., MICCAI, CVPR, ICML, etc.
  • Strong knowledge and background in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and/or medical imaging.
  • Experience in high performance computing (HPC).
  • Ability to excel working both independently and within a team, possessing a collaborative research mindset allowing them to work comfortably together with pathologists, AI researchers (same field and other fields), and computer scientists.
  • Ability to offer mentorship and guidance to others.

Desired Skills:

  • Interest in the independent development and testing of hypotheses and are creative in finding both conventional and unconventional solutions, e.g., you don’t stop with the outcome of a model, but also make interpretations and connect results with business needs.
  • Savvy at tackling deeper questions and exploring new approaches.
  • Interest in medical data analysis.
  • Maintains and enhances professional growth and development through participation in scientific and technical discussions, workshops, and seminars to keep current with developments in web technology and computational tools.

E-mail

virgoc@mskcc.org

Apply