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Job Req ID:  88937

Sr. Software Engineer

Position Overview:  

The Senior Software Engineer will focus efforts on contract development projects as well as enterprise related projects and customers.  Application development will utilize some agile development techniques as well as following department defined continuous integration protocols for application documentation, testing, and deployment. 

This person will utilize the TIC’s preferred technology stack (Angular/Spring Boot) in the development of new applications and maintenance of existing applications. Knowledge of other technologies as required such as .Net and/or Grails to help maintain the TIC’s applications under maintenance contracts.


Position Roles & Interactions:


Must be able to work closely with customers and understand and translate their functional needs into technical requirements. A close working relationship with customers is expected to define requirements for content, application design, testing, deployment, and maintenance. Building and maintaining strong, trusted customer and vendor relationships are critical as well and the Senior Software Engineer should have experience presenting to executives, end-users as a subject-matter expert. This individual will serve as a knowledgeable liaison between the functional and technical communities.


The Senior Software Engineer must possess strong technical skills and independently stay current with a constantly changing technology and vendor landscape. The Senior Software Engineer is expected to lead projects and manage supporting staff as assigned to complete the project.  The Senior Software Engineer is expected to work with management on setting timelines and priorities and work independently to achieve project goals.


Duties include:

  • Full Stack Development 
  • Experience leading the design, build, and implementation of at least one enterprise application 
  • Experience leading the design, build, and implementation of at least four mid-sized applications 
  • Familiarity with cross-platform development tools and techniques 
  • Experience leading a variety of multi-person projects simultaneously 
  • Comfortable switching gears depending on business requirements 
  • Expertise with production use of 3-4 development languages and/or frameworks 
  • Experience taking ownership of four or more established applications 
  • Experience setting up development operations (DevOps) for projects (four minimum) 
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling (e.g. Bamboo), build tools (e.g. Maven, npm), and associated process automation for at least five applications 
  • Familiarity with Git workflows such as Gitflow, feature branching, and forking 
  • Experience with RESTful API concepts and developing distributed software systems for at least five applications 
  • Experience presenting to customers, leadership, and other technical groups or associations 
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision 
  • Desire to provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship 


Development Environment:


Our development languages include: 

Our development platforms include: 

Our database technologies include: 

Our DevOps and CI/CD stack includes: 

  • Java 
  • Spring Boot 
  • Node.js 
  • Angular 
  • .Net
  • Grails 
  • On-premise Windows & Linux 
  • AWS 
  • Azure 
  • Docker 
  • iOS/Android
  • Microsoft SQL Server 
  • MySQL 
  • MongoDB 
  • PostgreSQL 
  • Confluence 
  • JIRA 
  • Bitbucket 
  • Bamboo 
  • Azure 


Required Education:

Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering, or a related field. Additional experience may be substituted for education.


Required Experience:

Six years of related work experience with computer systems and applications. Additional education may substitute for experience.


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 the 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. 


Preferred Skills:


  • Experience with native application development for mobile devices a plus



Work location:


Remote and East Baltimore


On call requirements:


Participation in on call rotation will be required.  







Essential Job Functions (add position-specific functions if necessary)


Analysis and requirements gathering


Design and development


Testing and documentation


Implementation and maintenance



General Job Information for the Technology Innovation Center 



  • Thrive in an interdisciplinary team-based environment 
  • Are comfortable with ambiguity, and are also willing to take task-based direction on projects 
  • Are not intimidated by working directly with university stakeholders at a world class university to design and develop software applications  
  • Have some background knowledge rooted in the healthcare or higher education industry, and are relentlessly curious to know more  
  • Would like to know your work is improving students’ lives and making university systems function better, and you’d like to see this in action 
  • Are comfortable with feedback, and enjoy completing multiple iterations of your work before it becomes an enterprise-ready product 
  • Don’t take yourself too seriously, and enjoy a collaborative environment with lots of whiteboards and Post-It notes 


  • We are designers, developers, project managers, and business leaders 
  • We’re passionate about creatively tackling challenges facing clinicians, patients, students, faculty, and staff through software development 
  • The software we design and develop facilitates communications, monitoring, analysis, and/or education for clinicians, patients, students, faculty or administrators 
  • We prioritize work on software applications that have the greatest potential to positively impact success  
  • We aim to disrupt while improving upon the status-quo  


  • Lead by Serving: be accessible, attentive, and accommodating to the team and our customers 
  • Challenge what’s Usual: take initiative, be relentless, and stay curious 
  • Take a Team-Based Approach: stay passionate about learning technology from each other and co-innovate 



  • Partner with students, faculty, and university administration to identify and study the primary audiences 
  • Analyze existing workflows of those audiences and ensure the application integrates with daily tasks of primary users 
  • Work with Product Development Leads, Designers, and Software Developers to lead stakeholders in design sessions for feature prioritization and feedback 
  • Deliver a minimum viable product for users that also allows for testing and iteration 
  • Support and maintain the application, while also providing assistance to the users in maximizing the application’s positive impact 
  • Work with the team to design and execute additional phases of work as needed 



Classified Title: Sr. Software Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 

Department name: IT@JH Technology Innovation Center 
Personnel area: University Administration


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


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