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BIOMEDICAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPER - GENETICS & GENOMIC SCIENCES

New York, New York
Information Technology


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 

Roles & Responsibilities: 
The Biomedical Software Developer participates in full life cycle application development; designs and support complex scientific software development and deployment for basic and clinical research studies. 
The Biomedical Software Developer interacts with researchers and provides technical expertise and develops successful solutions

  • Takes ownership as lead developer of shared Institute informatics software packages such as co-expression analysis, causality inference testing, etc. Work with Institute researchers to make usability, performance and algorithmic improvements to these applications, and then to apply these tools to datasets of interest.
  • Contributes to all aspects of the sequence analysis systems including UI, web applications/interfaces, sequence analysis pipeline, variant databases, etc. These efforts include working with HTML/Javascript, Python, R, Java/Scala and variety of internally and externally developed software. You will also contribute to assembling validation data and workflows (and corresponding documentation and SOPs) required to obtain and maintain NYS regulatory approval for clinical next-generation sequencing.
  • Works with Institute researchers and Institutional collaborators to mine the Mt. SInai Data Warehouse/Electronic Medical Record system for novel clinical insight. This will include developed and applying machine learning algorithms and other data mining techniques to these data sources.
  • Contributes to a professional software engineering culture including participating code reviews, mentoring junior developers and other activities that help improve the Institute's software engineering capabilities.
  • Manages large data sets obtained from multiple sequencing platforms
  • Automating data processing pipelines.
  • Applies machine learning to identify patterns in large and complex datasets.
  • Develops novel statistical strategies and algorithms.
  • Data visualizations.
  • Generates and pursues novel ideas to improve and draw insights from multi-omics long read and single cell genomics platforms. 
Requirements:
BS/MS in Computer Science, Informatics, Statistics, Engineering, or Biological Sciences with:
• Strong interest in working on data-intensive biomedical research problems.
• Experience with bioinformatics research projects.
• Experience with statistical analyses, machine learning.
• Extensive knowledge of programming in Python, R.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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