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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center API Development Team Lead in New York, New York

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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description


MSK is looking for an API Development Team Lead who can help build our API Infrastructure and Programs for a new company-wide initiative. This is a highly visible role that will span across our technology organization.

What You'll Do:

  • Establish and lead enterprise application architecture of our API Management program

  • Create and maintain a strategy, plan, and standards for the SDLC

  • Create and maintain our architecture application landscape

  • Provide expertise and consulting of any API-related projects within our delivery function, ranging from off-the-shelf to in-house developed applications

  • Review solution architecture documents and contribute to their improvement

  • Create new solution architectures that evolve the technology org's application landscape

  • Analyze information technology industry, market trends and determine their potential impact on the enterprise.

  • Analyze the IT environment to detect opportunities for improvement and propose strategies to achieve them

  • Research new application technologies, development, and delivery methods to optimize the current solutions and to make them sustainable for the future, applying in-house standards and market best practices

  • Promote methods and tools to achieve agile software development, continuous deployment, and fusion of development and operations

What You'll Need:

  • At least 5 years of practical experience in enterprise application architecture

  • Experience creating application architectures & logical design of applications

  • Experience with application integrations such as 3scale, Fuse, CA API Gateway (Layer7), ngInx etc.,

  • Experience using OAuth for protecting APIs and delivering APIs.

  • Ability to lead a technical team through the development of an API.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in teams and build strong business relationships

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization. Specifically the ability to translate/communicate technology recommendations to both technical and nontechnical team members.

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a STEM field



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.

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Requisition ID2019-28747

CategoryInformation Technology