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Front-End Engineer (Digital Accelerator/Incubation Lab)
We are currently hiring Sr & Lead Front-End Engineers (Developers) who 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. The (DA) program goal is to navigate new ways of working within our experimentation lab, figuring out how to accelerate key initiatives, and learn how to do this at scale to bring back to the larger tech org.
Designs, codes, unit tests, and integrates new features and functionality during sprint
Analyzes functional requirements and documents technical specifications
Work anywhere in technical stack, delivering quality code on front-end and back-end
Builds scalable, globally distributed systems
Completes required documentation
Plans for implementation and migration from test to production
Alerts Product Owner & squad members to changes and additions to the sprint deliverables/backlog
Engages QA / Testers for automated testing
Participates in peer design and code reviews to ensure code quality
Leverages/contributes to standard packages, data governance
Ability to influence squad members to "swarm" tasks to ensure highest priority items are completed first in sprint
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 value both cross-browser, as well as cross-platform optimization.
Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, software architecture, TDD
Experience working in an agile environment
Bonus/Nice To Have:
Understanding of Machine Learning algorithms
Experience working on digital healthcare products
Familiar with containerization, e.g. Docker, and cloud providers such as AWS and Azure
Participate fully in software development life cycle
Implement and support technical solutions to deliver business requirements
Draw on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients
Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct
- Minimum of two years' post-secondary education and/or relevant work experience
Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
Deep understanding and experience designing, implementing, testing, and documenting web applications
Experience with version control systems (git and GitHub) preferred
Experience managing data using relational databases and datastores including MySQL and Redis
Additional Information This is a term appointment until August 31, 2020 with the possibility of extension to August 2021, subject to funding and departmental need. All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources. EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.