Software Engineer

Maryland, United States
$68,456 - $94,063
03 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classified Title: Software Engineer
Working Title: Software Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE 
Starting Salary Range: $68,456 - $94,063
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hrs per wk
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003152-SOM Rad Onc Clinical Faculty and Staff 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

General Summary/Purpose

The Software Engineer is a member of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences IT team and participates in software, web, and database development that are integrated with Department applications. The successful candidate for this position must be detailed oriented and be able to work in a demanding and dynamic team environment as well as work independently. 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Collecting and analyzing user requirements, designing and building data and function flows, incorporating content management systems, generating reports using database stored procedures and views to include participating in programming and scripting work. The job also includes implementing information systems and databases as well as participating in the formulation of training documents, procedures, and policies as they relate to Information Technology applications in the Department.

Will act as Project Lead and provide guidance/oversight to less experienced personnel. Must translate business requirements into functional/technical specifications. Install and package programs.  Deploy applications to Windows IIS Serer.  May act as Project Coordinator outside the department. Will have complete system life cycle responsibilities. Individual must be detailed oriented and will interact with various staff members to ascertain IT initiatives or imperatives.

The successful candidate will perform application, database, and system programming work with the team and lead assigned development efforts. The nature of work involved and the level of complexity in developing as well as supporting applications require proficiency in using Visual Studio .NET framework 4.0 or higher to include MS SQLServer 2016.  The applications are inclusive of Javascript, JQuery, JSON, XML, Bootstrap, SSRS, SSIS and mobile-ready features.

Individual must be thoroughly familiar with the industry Model-View-Controller methodology using RESTful concepts.  Traverse Active Directory to validate user access.  Administer database access. Work with Linked Servers.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining existing Visual Basic and C# .NET ancillary applications as needed.  Provide Help Desk backup as required.

Participate in the deployment of Web-based software applications, related information search and retrieval systems and databases. Participate in application, database, and software development and maintenance work and provide training and trouble-shooting services to users or other groups. Design, implement and tune application database schemes for Departmental applications.

Act as a resource person to provide technical training and guidance to Department staff members and application users. Examine and evaluate relevant emerging technologies for ways to improve the Department's productivity. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer or Information Science, or related technical fields required. Minimum of five years related experience required. Additional experience can substitute for education. Additional education can substitute for experience.

Database proficiency (MS SQL, Access, etc.) as well as Visual Basic and C# .NET using Visual Studio, Javascript, JQuery, JSON, XML as well as mobile-ready are essential. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field preferred. Experience with Web-based and console applications development using Visual Studio 2015 or later inclusive of Visual Basic and C# .NET, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, XML are essential.  Experience with Python, PHP, Linux, and UNIX Shell are desirable.

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

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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