Classified Title: TIC Sr. Development Engineer Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60007476-IT@JH Technology Innovation Center Personnel area: University Administration
The responsibilities of a Senior Development Engineer include design, implementation, testing, documentation, and support of product and project features. The ideal candidate will possess technical expertise in engineering, building, and deploying enterprise class systems and applications, have a deep understanding of the software development lifecycle and associated operations and best practices, along with a breadth and depth of understanding of related development and automation tools and techniques.
In this role, the Senior Development Engineer will work collaboratively and, in some cases, oversee other software engineering professionals to deploy and operate complex clinical and enterprise systems. The Senior Development Engineer understands the “big picture” and possesses the soft skills necessary to coordinate with various multidisciplinary teams spread across multiple geographic locations to accomplish development and deployment objectives.
Specifically, the Senior Software Developer will participate in the development, installation, modification and testing of enterprise applications and supporting server environments and software development pipeline tooling, which may include but not be limited to Precision Medicine, the Rubicon platform, EpiWatch, and the internal TIC Enterprise Collaboration Services stack.
In addition to writing code using Java, Spring Boot, Angular, and using various backend technologies (i.e. relational and NoSQL databases), the candidate should also have a strong background in server administration and must be comfortable developing custom scripting and configuration as code to support deployment and infrastructure automation, containerization (i.e. Docker), orchestration (i.e. Kubernetes, Swarm), and monitoring. Must have the ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services, specifically Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Experience building and deploying native and hybrid mobile apps to the respective Apple Store and Google Play Store is a plus, but not required.
We’re a team of designers, developers, project managers, and business leaders
We’re passionate about creatively tackling challenges facing patients, providers, and administrators through software development
The software we design and develop facilitates communications, monitoring, analysis, and/or education for clinicians and patients
We develop software that ranges from integrated clinical decision-support tools to mobile, remote patient monitoring apps that bridge patients and providers
We prioritize work on software applications that have the greatest potential to positively impact patient care within The Johns Hopkins Health System
We aim to create and deliver products (through licensing, start-ups, and sales) that are beneficial to other healthcare institutions
We aim to disrupt while improving upon the status-quo of healthcare
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The Technology Innovation Center (TIC) is uniquely positioned within Johns Hopkins to help design, build, and deploy novel enterprise, departmental, and clinical applications that strive to improve workflow, outcomes, and patient care. Our applications focus on turning data and algorithms into useful visualization tools, improving workflows such as patient hand-off, rounding, and cross-team collaboration, and helping patients with medication adherence, data gathering, and overall clinical education. Our team frequently works with data from multiple sources including our Enterprise EMR (Epic), researcher curated data, and other IT systems. The applications we design, build, and support are critical to our healthcare operations and require high-availability, 24/7 monitoring, and on-call support.
Partner with a clinical champion to identify and study the primary audiences
Analyze existing clinical 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 that allows users to test with clinical teams at Johns Hopkins
Support and maintain the application, while also providing assistance to the clinical champion in maximizing the application’s positive impact
Work with the team to design and execute additional phases of work as needed
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
Six years of related work experience. Additional education may be substituted for experience.
Bonus: Software engineering experience in the healthcare IT.
Bonus: Experience with data visualization and algorithm implementation.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
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
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 world-class clinicians to design and develop software applications
Have some background knowledge rooted in the healthcare industry, and are relentlessly curious to know more
Would like to know your work is improving patients’ lives and making health 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
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
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, Gradle, 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
One or more technical degrees from an accredited university
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