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Scientific Computing and Data is currently seeking candidates to fill the following positions (last updated 11/15/2022)

 

High Performance Computing

Lead High Performance Computing Architect: The Lead HPC Architect, High Performance Computational and Data Ecosystem, is responsible for architecting, designing, and leading the technical operations for Scientific Computing’s computational and data science ecosystem. This ecosystem includes high-performance computing (HPC) systems, clinical research databases, and a software development infrastructure for local and national projects. To meet Sinai’s scientific and clinical goals, the Lead brings a strategic, tactical and customer-focused vision to evolve Sinai’s computational and data-rich environment to be continually more resilient, scalable and productive for basic and translational biomedical research. The development and execution of the vision includes a deep technical understanding of the best practices for computational, data and software development systems along with a strong focus on customer service for researchers. The Lead is an expert troubleshooter and productive team member. The incumbent is a productive partner for researchers and technologists throughout the organization and beyond. (Click here for more information or to apply)

High Performance Computing System Architect: The HPC Architect, as a member of the Scientific Computing group, is responsible for the architecture, design and deployment of Scientific Computing’s computational and data science ecosystem. This ecosystem includes high-performance computing (HPC) systems, clinical research databases, and a software development infrastructure for local and national projects. Duties include the design, deployment, management and maintenance of high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, an archival storage system, scientific workflows and associated data resources. Participate in the integration of HPC resources with genomic systems and in the resolution of all technical issues. This position reports to the Director for Computational & Data Ecosystem in Scientific Computing. (Click here for more information or to apply)

High Performance Computing System Administrator: The HPC Administrator, as a member of the Scientific Computing group, is responsible for a computational and data science ecosystem for researchers at Mount Sinai. Duties include the design, deployment, management and maintenance of high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, an archival storage system, scientific workflows and associated data resources. Participate in the integration of HPC resources with genomic systems and in the resolution of all technical issues. (Click here for more information or to apply)

Data Scientist/Bioinformatician – Mount Sinai Data Commons: A position is available for an individual with skills in data science, bioinformatics and software engineering to play the key role in running and managing the Mount Sinai Data Commons – known as the Data Ark. The Data Ark team brings together all the most important data sets used by Sinai researchers (e.g. 1000G, GTEx, UK Biobank) in a single location on our HPC server (minvera.org), performs QA/QC processing of the data, conducts initial demographics analyses to showcase the different data sets, and will be tasked with expanding the data commons to host a large range of different data sets of different types (genotype, WES, WGS, RNA-seq, EHR-linked, imaging etc.), which will come with their own computational and platform challenges. (Click here for more information or to apply)

Systems Administrator- Linux & Windows: The Systems Administrator II works closely with other members of the Scientific Computing and Data group to provide Windows and Linux system and application support for both end users and the team. This position will install, update, maintain and troubleshoot a diverse set of applications, including VMware, REDCap, Jira, Postgres, MySQL, SQL server, Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM), and other Sinai-developed software. This position is also responsible for keeping the operating systems, applications, networks and other supporting software up-to-date. The systems must be consistent with the industry’s best practices for system administration, configuration management, security, compliance. The incumbent will work together with others in IT and respond to end user tickets and other support requests. In total, there are approximately 20 servers and 60 VMs along with an archival storage system containing over 20 petabytes of data. (Click here for more information or to apply)

 

Programming and Semantic Technology

Data Discovery Developer: The Data Discovery Developer in Scientific Computing is responsible for the full software development lifecycle of new and existing data-driven applications that enable Mount Sinai research scientists to discover, integrate, and analyze the diverse data assets throughout the hospital and medical school. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in building software systems that employ search, data integration, and data visualization components that are targeted at end users with scientific research and data science backgrounds. The variety of data sources and formats that occur in healthcare and medical research is significant, including medical imagery, hospital patient records, doctor’s notes, laboratory measurements, genomics data, and controlled vocabularies of medical and scientific terms (diseases, phenotypes, organic compounds, etc.). (Click here for more information or to apply)

 

Informatics and Data Architecture

Healthcare Data Analyst: The Healthcare Data Analyst will collaborate with clinical informaticists and researchers to define and develop appropriate solutions for various reporting needs. These solutions typically involve extracting data from Mount Sinai’s various relational databases, data cleansing, and reformatting into analytic data sets. Solutions may also involve the design, testing, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of data marts. (Click here for more information or to apply)

Clinical Informaticist – Oncology: The Oncology Clinical Informaticist partners with oncology and hematology researchers and clinicians in the Tisch Cancer Institute to enable effective and efficient use of the Mount Sinai Data Warehouse (MSDW) resources including Epic Caboodle and Clarity databases, OMOP Common Data Model and their respective cohort query tools and interfaces. This individual ensures oncology and hematology clinicians, researchers and fellows receive clean and accurate data by overseeing activities related to the cancer data mart, data mining, data mapping and data integrity. Additionally, this individual provides oncology subject matter expertise in the creation and maintenance of data driven clinical trial recruitment initiatives, including dashboard development. This individual partners with oncology and hematology researchers and clinical staff to maximize their understanding, interpretation and use of these clinical and research tools for more informed and productive research, clinical trials, patient care and quality outcome projects. (Click here for more information or to apply)

REDCap Application Support Analyst: The Application Support Analyst has a passion for customer satisfaction and attention to detail. This position is primarily responsible for providing exemplary service to clients while handling technical enquiries for REDCap, and also for the Scientific Computing Team’s other Software Products and Services, such as our Electronic Research Application Portal (eRAP), Data Warehouse, Cohort Query Tool (CQT), i2b2, and other Research Products. (Click here for more information or to apply)

IT Director User Support Services: The User Support Director works directly with researchers, investigators and other stakeholders to provide front-end support to various applications in Scientific Computing and Data; will identify and specify complex business requirements and processes (e.g., diverse platforms, technologies and tools, etc.); manages development of user requirements, project plans, staffing requirements and milestones for system enhancements and development (Click here for more information or to apply)

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. 

We are supported by grant UL1TR004419 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health.

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