Programmer Analyst III (Ruby on Rails, PHP, Apache, Linux, Unix)

New York, NY
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Created: October 17, 2018


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 Details:

Do you want to join an innovative team and contribute to cancer research? Are you creative and want to solve meaningful problems? Then join us here at MSK, where we can provide you with the opportunity to do all of those things! This is a great role for someone who has the right skills, who wants to be part of a dynamic team and wants to use their skills to support our mission here at MSK.

As one of the world’s premier oncology centers, MSK is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future.

The MSK Library is a continuously evolving facility and virtual library, supporting physicians, researchers, nurses, health care professionals, students, and our patient community. Only those candidates who embrace a challenging environment need apply.

We are seeking an innovative, collaborative, forward-thinking, flexible, and user-focused developer to bring energy, creativity, and expertise to our team. The position develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software and typically works with staff from all functional areas: content management, user services, and technology initiatives, as well as, internal and external contacts to deliver solutions to support a robust technological infrastructure essential to the modern library.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects including web development, activities that support the user’s experience with our library’s digital collections, and enhancement to our MSK publication database (Synapse) and ILLiad document delivery. He/she is expected to work independently with minimal instruction/supervision, and be willing to learn new technologies/systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Library Science desired.
  • Strong proficiency in Ruby, Rails, MySQL, SOLR, Apache, Jetty, PHP, Linked Data, CSS, Responsive Web design, JQuery, Ajax, XML/XSL/XSD, JSON, Rest, OAuth. Bash shell scripting and Linux server configuration helpful.
  • Has previous work experience with Exlibris Alma/Primo, content management systems such as Drupal, ILLiad ILS Document Delivery and NoSql databases preferable
  • Experience working in a team setting, as well as, independently.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and work in a fast-paced environment.


Library Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 7:00pm, Monday – Friday


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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Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 20:49 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 20:49 UTC