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Job Req ID:  106977

Sr. Software Engineer

We are seeking a Sr. Software Engineer who plays a key technical role in the data management, implementation and operation of data processes and applications for the Center on Aging and Health (COAH), reports to the Center’s Director. Will be responsible for the complete life cycle for all projects. This individual will work with individual research project leaders to assess content needs and accessibility issues, and implement new IT technologies that will facilitate data collection, archiving, sharing, and security. Specifically, this individual will lead the data management technical issues and the corresponding design, development, documentation, testing, and maintenance of various web-based (ASP.Net and .NET Core / Angular) applications; develop and maintain MS Access, SQL Server, and REDCap databases; develop detailed and well-documented automated routines for updating Center databases; apply high-level programming knowledge and analytic thinking to define and discern key aspects of complex technical or procedural problems arising in the day to day operation of center applications, and develops an integrated solution within a broad technical and business context; and troubleshoot and resolve computer-related issues within the Center. This individual is expected to work independently, has a wide range of autonomy and is responsible for meeting deliverables without supervision. Advises the supervisor on priorities and proposed solutions.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the SQL Server database, create dataset and merge data between different databases as per research project leader’s request, and create database application as per the research project leader’s request.
  • Maintain Microsoft web servers and database servers, secure database data, administering various COAH and departmental/divisional systems.
  • Lead the design, development, documentation, testing, implementation, and maintenance of ASP.Net, .NET core / Angular applications for browsing Center data as documented in multiple SQL Server databases.
  • Lead the design, development, documentation, testing, implementation new ASP.Net, .NET core / Angular applications for data entry and data tracking for multiple SQL Server databases
  • Develop and maintain REST API interfaces with REDCap EDC System.
  • Create test plans and perform unit, system, and integration testing.
  • Development, maintenance, testing and deployment of SQL Server database objects (views, UDFs, stored procedures) employed by web applications.
  • Develop T-SQL routines for integration of data from multiple large-scale population studies.
  • Development of data visualizations in Microsoft Power BI.
  • Maintain CMS workstations for LADR environment by updating software, hardware and implementing security controls.
  • Familiarity with NIST Security Protocols and development of Data Management Plans.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud services, including MS SQL MI, Webapp service, and Blob storage accounts.
  • Experience with GitHub and GitHub deployment pipeline with Azure.
  • Provide broad technical support and focused training to functional users. Mentor lower level IT personnel as well as user community.
  • Provide mentorship, leadership, and oversight to more junior staff.

Other Job Functions

  • Proficiency in the goals, standards, policies and procedures, and protocols of the research study, and is sensitive to the interrelationship of study participants, staff and research investigators; knows the policies and procedures of the University’s research administration in relation to Human Subjects Research and IRB guidelines.
  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, the study, research and/or quality of service.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Six years of related experience.
  • Direct programming experience while pursuing education may count towards related experience.
  • Significant undergraduate programming coursework or independent project can be considered as related experience.
  • Qualified candidates must have knowledge of relational DBMS and SQL technology / management; have experience and proficiency in Web services and applications; and have expertise in ASP.Net, .NET core / Angular, and VB.Net programming.
  • Must have SQL Knowledge of object oriented programming and design practices; C#/C++/Java programming experience a distinct advantage. Must have knowledge of current W3C standards. Must have experience with REST APIs. Must be well versed in software engineering methodology and software development lifecycle.
  • Must adhere to guidelines regarding honest reporting of sensitive and confidential patient information; understands the importance/impact of data integrity in terms of participants, study results, costs, quality of service and scientific research in general; regular contact with researchers, collaborators, requires the use of good judgment, tact and sensitivity.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills required; strong interpersonal skills; excellent attention to detail; ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.

Classified Title: Sr. Software Engineer  
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF  
Starting Salary Range: $83,100-$114,230 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Bay Geriatric Medicine  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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