Overview:
The Knowledge Systems Group in the Department of Data Sciences is looking for a summer intern that can help develop and maintain the cBioPortal as either a frontend, backend or full stack developer. The cBioPortal backend is built using Java, Spring MVC, and MySQL. The frontend is built in Typescript, React, and MobX. The cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics is an open-source software platform that enables interactive, exploratory analysis of large-scale cancer genomics data sets with a biologist-friendly interface. It integrates genomic and clinical data and provides a suite of visualization and analysis options. Currently, the cBioPortal has over 40 local installations and sees more than 30,000 unique visitors a month. We maintain a public cBioPortal instance at: https://www.cbioportal.org/, and all code is managed via GitHub at: https://github.com/cbioportal. This is a full-time, 40-hr per week paid on-site internship.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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Software Engineer cBioPortal Intern, Knowledge Systems Group

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Software Engineer Internship

Overview:
The Knowledge Systems Group in the Department of Data Sciences is looking for a summer intern that can help develop and maintain the cBioPortal as either a frontend, backend or full stack developer. The cBioPortal backend is built using Java, Spring MVC, and MySQL. The frontend is built in Typescript, React, and MobX. The cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics is an open-source software platform that enables interactive, exploratory analysis of large-scale cancer genomics data sets with a biologist-friendly interface. It integrates genomic and clinical data and provides a suite of visualization and analysis options. Currently, the cBioPortal has over 40 local installations and sees more than 30,000 unique visitors a month. We maintain a public cBioPortal instance at: https://www.cbioportal.org/, and all code is managed via GitHub at: https://github.com/cbioportal. This is a full-time, 40-hr per week paid on-site internship.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Responsibilities:
  • Add new features to the cBioPortal
  • Expand the capability of existing features
  • Optimize the performance of existing features
  • Investigate and fix bugs
  • Coordinate efforts with other members of the cBioPortal team
Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in computer science or a related field
  • Strong understanding of data structures
  • Comfortable working with statically typed languages (Java, C#, C++, Go, TypeScript, etc.)
  • Comfortable with basic git commands
Desirable Skills:
  • Understand the basics of relational databases
  • Experience with frontend technologies including Javascript,TypeScript, and React.
  • Experience with backend technologies including Java, JUnit, Spring MVC, and MySQL
  • Experience with *nix operating systems
  • Understanding of testing methodologies
  • Familiar with Github workflows
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.