Full Stack Programmer

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

Centers for Civic Impact is searching for a full stack programmer to join our rapidly growing tools and technologies team, which supports the development of a variety of technologies we use to help governments use data and evidence for improved quality of life. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who can design and develop end-to-end web-based applications and who will work within a small team integrally involved in the design and development of our products.

This position reports to the Centers for Civic Impact Chief Technology Officer and works closely with the staff of Civic Impact’s associated centers, including GovEx, GovEx Academy, and Applied Public Research.

Civic Impact is committed to working with communities that are focused on ending legacies of structural, entrenched racism and oppression. Our programmer must be willing to think about reimagined government, knowledge, and engagement models through the lens of dismantling these legacies.

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Build, design, and support custom tools to support the data flow, analysis, and visualization needs of our projects
  • Maintain, adapt, and improve existing technical infrastructure to increase organizational awareness and efficiency using custom, open source, and purchased applications
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, implementation, test design, test implementation, optimization, and delivery
  • Query, aggregate, prepare, and display data using the Django ORM and APIs in order to inform organizational operations
  • Optimize, secure, and enhance Civic Impact’s data management infrastructure in collaboration with the tools and technology team
  • Collaborate with Civic Impact team members to generate insights into complex analytical problems, while securely and ethically using data to generate those solutions
  • Write and contribute to technical documentation for end users and partners, and helping train Civic Impact staff and our clients


Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS, or a related technical field
  • One year related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute required education to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula


Preferred qualifications:

  • At least 2 years experience using:
  • HTML, CSS, SCSS/SASS, Bootstrap
  • JavaScript (jQuery, AJAX, D3, React, Vue, Leaflet, etc)
  • Web APIs
  • Python, including libraries like pandas, ggplot, matplotlib, scikit-learn, and plotly.
  • Django and Django REST Framework
  • PostgreSQL
  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • Github
  • R and RStudio, including libraries such as ggplot2 and dplyr
  • Jupyter Notebooks
  • WordPress
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and drive to deliver best-in-class software products
  • Ability to work in an environment with rapidly changing goals and priorities
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and WordPress
  • Familiarity with learning management systems, particularly TalentLMS
  • Experience using project management and collaboration tools such as Slack
  • Excellent written, presentation, and research skills
  • Commitment to a collegial workplace
  • Capacity to work independently and in a result-oriented work environment


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience on at least one project where data sensitivity and security was a critical factor in the project’s success
  • Direct in-government experience or familiarity with government information technologies is preferred.

Classified Title:Programmer Analyst
Working Title: Full Stack Programmer ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
Starting Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 5/37.5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

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 atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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Homewood Campus


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 jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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