Bioinformatics Engineer, Bioinformatics Core Facility

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Job Location: 
New York, NY
Job Description: 

Bioinformatics Engineer, Bioinformatics Core Facility

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a world renowned organization dedicated to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research, and education.

The Bioinformatics Core (BIC) at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City (Manhattan) is seeking a Bioinformatics Engineer to perform next generation sequence data processing and analysis in a dynamic and exciting academic environment at the nexus of cancer biology, computer science, statistics and clinical research. Work will be performed in a small group atmosphere (approx. 15 members from diverse disciplines) with several active collaborators, and in concert with other Bioinformatics and Software Engineers.
In this role, you will: design, develop and operate computational pipelines for the analysis of next generation sequencing data. Work will include both large-scale projects and small custom jobs, and span a wide variety of analysis problems.BIC facilitates scientific discoveries by supporting basic and clinical research groups. BIC is responsible for building training programs, research project support, web-based tools, a high performance computing facility and database integration of genomic, pathway and clinical information.Qualifications:
Master’s degree, or equivalent, in computer science, bioinformatics, mathematics or a related field, and 3 years of Bioinformatics software development required
Strong computational/programming skills; including thorough experience with the following:
Unix/Linux environment
Clustered computing: (SGE, PBS, or LSF familiarity strongly desired)
Next-generation analysis toolkits (PICARD, GATK, samtools, etc.)
Advanced skills in Perl (or Python)
Knowledge of Java and R is preferred

Contact Information: 

We offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits, including tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at and search for Job ID: 2651 to apply on-line.

MSKCC 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.