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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Sr Front-End Engineer - Digital Accelerator Program 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

We are currently hiringSenior Front-End EngineerDeveloperwho would enjoy the challenge of designing and building applications to improve diagnosis, treatment and management of cancer.

You’re a creative and innovative developer, with experience in enterprise software development, who enjoys working in a fast paced and technically challenging environment. You should be self-driven, with an enthusiastic, flexible and 'can-do' attitude. You appreciate the latest emerging technology and know when and when not to use it.

Data is not simply something you push and pull to populate your applications, but something you approach with curiosity and care. You have an attention to detail in design and execution. You embody or recognize aesthetics of code, user experience and data visualization. You take pride in your work and yet you know humbly that there are many ways to success.

And most importantly, you enjoy your work and have fun with it!

What's happening at MSK in the digital space?

MSK is embarking on a Digital Transformation and created a Digital Accelerator to help us build our digital capabilities. The Digital Accelerator (DA) is a hub for new ideas, innovations, testing, and the development of new digital products and services to support patients, researchers, and clinicians. We’re using an agile approach and user-centered design to build products that will improve the patient journey. We’re a brand-new, lean group that is team-oriented, passionate about our work and focused on making an impact at MSK.

You will:

  • Become a technical leader of a close interdisciplinary agile team solving problems and building innovative digital products for our patients and providers.

  • Use your technology expertise to drive solutions, architecture and design decisions.

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code following an Agile methodology.

  • Develop clean, maintainable and testable code, optimized for performance and device/browser compatibility.

  • Collaborate with backend engineers to define APIs and integrations to clinical and corporate systems.

  • Plan and conduct unit tests, integration tests, regression tests. Automate testing of the user interface components.

  • Analyze functional requirements and documents technical specifications.

  • Set up deployment environment and migrate application from test to production.

  • Stay up to date on new technologies and best practices for application development, and advocate improvements with the team.

  • Share your expertise with peers through code and design reviews.

You have:

  • You should have 5+ years of practical work experience in web development with a strong emphasis on JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3

  • You have experience working with a combination of TypeScript and React or other advanced JavaScript frameworks such as Angular

  • You have experience writing and maintaining “Object-Oriented” CSS and with the use of CSS preprocessors such as LESS or Sass. Experience with CSS-in-JS is a plus.

  • You have good knowledge of maintaining a healthy build pipeline for the frontend code through Webpack.

  • You have worked with Responsive Design frameworks, such as Bootstrap.

  • You have experience with cloud services platforms such as AWS

  • You have solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, software architecture, TDD.

  • You enjoy working in an agile environment.

Nice To Have:

  • Experience working on digital healthcare products or healthcare-related software technology

  • Familiaritywith containerization, e.g. Docker, and cloud providers such as AWS and Azure

  • Familiarity with Atlassian issue tracking and collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence.#



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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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date1 week ago(12/3/2019 3:13 PM)

Requisition ID2019-36708

CategoryDigital - Engineering