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Job Req ID:  107356

Sr. Software Engineer

IT@JH Technology Innovation Center (TIC) is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer who 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. 

Position Roles & Interactions

  • 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 TICs applications under maintenance contracts.
  • 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.
  • Expected to lead projects and manage supporting staff as assigned to complete the project.
  • Expected to work with management on setting timelines and priorities and work independently to achieve project goals.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Leading a variety of multi-person projects simultaneously.
    • Comfortable switching gears depending on business requirements.
  • Taking ownership of four or more established applications.
  • Setting up development operations (DevOps) for projects.
    • 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.
  • Presenting to customers, leadership, and other technical groups or associations.
  • Desire to provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.

On-call Requirements

  • Participation in on call rotation will be required.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Must possess strong technical skills and independently stay current with a constantly changing technology and vendor landscape.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  • 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.

Work Location

  • Hybrid, East Baltimore.

General Job Information


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

Core Values

  • Lead by Serving: be accessible, attentive, and accommodating to the team and our customer.
  • 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.

The Process

  • 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 applications positive impact.
  • Work with the team to design and execute additional phases of work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Six years of 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
  • Experience with native application development for mobile devices a plus.
  • Experience with RESTful API concepts and developing distributed software systems for at least five applications.
  • Expertise with production use of 3-4 development languages and/or frameworks.

Classified Title: Sr. Software Engineer  
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF  
Starting Salary Range: $83,100-$114,230-$145,360 Annually (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 


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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.

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