Software Engineer

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
$72,600 - $127,000 / Year 
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

IT@JH University Information Systems (UIS) 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. Tasks are highly complex and varied in nature. 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 the following:
  • 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).
  • Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and develops an integrated solution within a broad technical and business context. Will have multiple tasks with conflicting priorities.
  • Provides guidance/training to more junior staff.
  • Recognized expert internally within a discipline.

Specific Devices, Software, Projects

  • Student Information System and its extensions/customizations, 25Live Scheduling, Digital Experience Platform, PowerFAIDS, iHopkins, Slate, J-card, Stellic, various HR systems, Career Services Systems, Graduate Admissions and related integrations.

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

  • Enterprise-wide.

Special Knowledge, Skills Abilities

  • 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
  • Thorough knowledge of, and demonstrable experience.
  • OS/Infrastructure: Windows, Unix, Docker.
  • SQL- MS SQL (including T-SQL, views, stored procedures, user defined functions, etc.)
  • Web app platforms: Vue.JS or similar JavaScript framework.
  • Cloud integration: AWS or Azure.
  • Source Control: SVN, Git and Gitlow.
  • Experience with Microsoft .NET (.NET Framework and .NET Core, ASP.NET, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, VB.NET), XML/XSL, JSON, HTML/JavaScript/CSS; report development experience with SQL Reporting Service is desirable.

Classified Title: Software Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE
Starting Salary Range: Min $72,600 - Max $127,000 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Mount Washington Campus
Department name: IT@JH University Information Systems
Personnel area: University Administration

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

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.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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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