Senior Programmer Analyst

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Created: March 17, 2016


The Web Developer produces web services for the William H. Welch Medical Library. As a member of the Digital Services and Systems team, the Web Developer will work closely with software developers and the user experience and service design officer to develop services that support research, teaching and clinical services at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI). The web developer reports to the Director of Digital Services and Systems. The web developer will primarily participate in design, execution, and maintenance of Welch Medical Library web properties. The web developer will also contribute to due diligence and evaluation of services.

The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:

Individual responsibilities
1. Design, develop, and implement web applications and user interfaces. 2. Maintain and support web properties. 3. Ensure all digital services demonstrate responsive design and WCAG 2.0 compliance. 4. Apply rich descriptive metadata to maximize how services are searchable. 5. Expertly execute services via HTML, Javascript, CSS, content management frameworks, and more using thoughtful applications of API’s and metadata. 6. Track usage via Google Analytics. 7. Demonstrate professional communication with stakeholders. 8. Liaise with other information technology units throughout the Hopkins enterprise. 9. Stay apprised of current library, research, teaching, and clinical support technologies.

Responsibilities in collaboration with DSS staff
1. Articulate strategies, technical requirements, and scopes for web services. 2. Identify optimal technology solutions and develop a scalable and sustainable approach to web services. 3. Conduct feasibility of prospective approaches. 4. Participate in rapid iteration prototyping, iterative service design, and usability evaluation. 5. Develop ideas and concepts visually. Develop wireframes and produce prototypes of increasing fidelity. 6. Develop interaction designs to solve complex user interface challenges. 7. Bring Welch web properties into conformance with Johns Hopkins brand guidelines. Produce production art for Welch web properties and other media applications as needed.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. Three (3) years of related work experience. Additional experience may be substituted for education. 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. Expertise in Javascript and CSS, including current web design frameworks, such as D3. Strong understanding of programming languages and graphics software. Excellent, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to converse fluently with technical and non-technical people. Experience working as part of a technical team. Possess sound documentation skills. Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule. Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with user experience and service design concepts.and experience working in an agile or iterative development environment preferred.

NOTE: 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 School of Medicine HR Divisional Office at 410-955-2990. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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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