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Job Req ID:  101056

Software Engineer

IT@JH University Information Systems is seeking a Software Engineer who will participate in and/or guide the development and support of administrative and educational/academic computing initiatives, including the Student Information System (SIS) and its extensions, career services system, admissions system and other enterprise systems. The Software Engineer is responsible for the planning, development, implementation and support of centrally-managed systems which support the academic mission of the university.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the analysis, implementation and maintenance of third party systems integrations specifically but limited to Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid.
  • Faculty, staff and student facing system enhancements.
  • Documentation of requirements, software design and support.
  • Adherence to departmental SDLC policies and best practices.
  • Implementation of University’s Digital Experience Platform (DXP).

Specific Devices, Software, Projects

  • Student Information System and its extensions / customizations.
  • Astra Scheduling, Digital Experience Platform.
  • PowerFAIDS, iHopkins, Slate.
  • Hopkins Academic Program Inventory (HAPI).
  • J-card, Johns Hopkins International Travel Registry.
  • Degree Audit, Various HR systems.
  • Career Services Systems, graduate Admissions, and related integrations.
  • Thorough knowledge of, and demonstrable experience, with Microsoft SQL Server (including T-SQL, views, stored procedures, user defined functions, etc.), Microsoft .NET (ASP.NET, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, VB.NET), Active Server Pages, COM/COM+, XML/XSL, HTML/Javascript/CSS; report development experience with SQL Reporting Service. Experience with .Net Core and/or PHP is a plus.

Scale/size Of Area, Project and/or System Supported

  • Enterprise-wide

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must possess all requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities as posted in the supplemental section.
  • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
  • Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the service of users and colleagues.
  • Writes and communicates clearly and concisely.
  • Possesses sound documentation skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge in the assigned application as well as the platform on which it runs.
  • Experience with Student Information Systems, CRM or university administrative systems is highly desirable.
  • Experience with implementing and customizing/extending a vendor-provided solution.
  • Experience with Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, or other web technologies is a plus.



Classified Title: Software Engineer 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE  
Starting Salary Range: $71,230 - 97,880 (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Remote
Department name: IT@JH University Information Systems
Personnel area: University Administration 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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