Senior Data Scientist – Tech Incubation

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Senior Data Scientist – Tech Incubation Job Locations USA-NY-New York Posted Date 2 days ago(8/21/2020 335 PM) Requisition ID 2020-42638 Category Digital – Data Science, Analytics Company Overview At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), were 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, were 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 Beckers Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoors Employees Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. Were treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day. Job Description SENIOR DATASCIENTIST The Tech 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. W HAT WILL YOU WORK ON? As aSenior Data Scientistat MSK, you will bebuilding products that directly impact people&39;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. RESPONSIBILITIES 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. Location: NYC – Midtown East near Grand Central Benefits Competitive compensation packages |Sick Time |GenerousVacation 12 holidaysto recharge & refuel| InternalCareerMobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403bretirement savings planmatch|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave& Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |FitnessDiscounts&Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility 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 ->

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