Senior Data Engineer - Tech Incubation

Location: New York, NY 10017

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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 30th 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 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
Job Description:
Looking to continue building your career at MSK? Do you love analyzing data and telling stories with impactful insights in the healthcare domain? Passionate about making a difference? We have an exciting new opportunity to work with a collaborative team!

Who We Are
The Tech Incubation team aspires to push the existing boundaries in cancer care at the confluence of tech and health. We function as an engine for innovation that supports bold, scientific experimentation with new technologies in a variety of breakthrough domains that helps shape MSK’s digital transformation. The team is a multidisciplinary group of designers, product managers, 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 We Work On
As Senior Data Engineer, you will collaborate with the Engineering Manager, and you will be responsible for the full development life cycle including collecting, organizing, transforming and analyzing data to make it more useful and accessible. Focuses on sophisticated projects requiring integration to other systems including analysis, design, programming, implementation and support.


  • Conduct data acquisition, data cleansing, data conversion and removing data duplicates
  • Gathers data requirements, maintain metadata about the data, ensures security and governance of the data, stores the data using specialized technologies that are optimized for a particular use case and processes the data according to the specific needs.
  • Builds fault tolerant data pipelines
  • Transforms and aggregates unorganized data into databases or data sources
  • Provides innovative solutions to complex business or production issues
  • Research into new technologies, frameworks and development practices
  • Work closely with designers and product managers to scope and deliver projects
  • Assures code meets required performance standards.

Our ideal candidate

  • 5+ years of experience in building commercial web applications in a fast-paced environment
  • 3+ years of experience with aws cloud
  • Strong proficiency in Python/Java, Flask/Spring, Docker, DB2, Git, CI/CD
  • Experience with extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of large datasets for ad-hoc analysis
  • Experience crafting RESTful web services
  • Superb communicator, excited to mentor across diverse teams with varied technical backgrounds.


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

We believe in communication, transparency, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You read the ad, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply -> Talent Acquisition contacts you to 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 an on-site visit or video call with the team -> post interview feedback -> ideally an offer! -> reference check & onboarding -> orientation & official welcome to MSK


MSK has been named a Best Place to Work in IT by Insider Pro & Computerworld, for the 2nd year in a row.

We look forward to meeting soon!

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.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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