Senior Software Developer - Knowledge Management

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.**

We are seeking a Senior Software Developer to join the Knowledge Management and Innovation (KMI) Group within the Division of Health Informatics. KMI’s mission is to support leaderships, cancer care teams, and researches by providing them with the data and insights they need for operations, measuring clinical performance, facilitating improvement of quality of care, analytics, and research.

We provide innovative solutions to standardize, quality control, govern, translate, and make information available and accessible in large scale.

Our team is looking for an experienced developer to provide support for terminology services development.

You will:
Support terminology application server development and test environment, including API
Work with system administrators and vendors to provide essential terminology application server and application support for terminology ingestion and other terminology pipelines
Develop pipelines to support terminology ingestion and synchronization with the sources
Perform timely terminology updates from the sources, monitor and reconcile changes and errors
Develop APIs to support terminology integration with other institutional systems
Utilize various scripting technologies to develop data transformations and rules
* Test quality and performance of the semantic models, APIs, and pipelines

You have:
3+ years software development experience, skills in software engineering practices including version control using Git
Experience with Java based applications
Experience using JS libraries such as jQuery, Bootstrap, and ReactJS
Advanced knowledge of Apache HTTPD, Tomcat and NGINX.
Advanced knowledge of Unix/Linux OS, command line, and SSH
Experience with Docker technologies including volumes creation and management of Docker files
Experience with RDBMS such as MySQL
Experience with ETL
Familiarity with XML and XML Schema
Knowledge and experience of web technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript (JS) as a programming language
* Active Directory/LDAP and Single Sign-On

Bonus Skills:
Understanding of semantic standards (RDFS/SHACL/OWL/SKOS/SPARQL); experience using semantic models using RDFS/SHACL/OWL/SKOS/SPARQL
Experience in developing semantic models using RDFS/SHACL/OWL/SKOS/SPARQL based on customer requirements
Document models, configurations and train others on their use promoting model-based thinking within MSKCC.
Experience with graphical ontology tools such as TopBraid Composer and Protege
Working knowledge of search (lucene) and text mining technologies
Understand template-driven application development to work with our semantic platform.
* Previous work with rules and rule-based systems

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 that 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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