Sr. Software Engineer

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the creation, implementation, maintenance, performance, production support and documentation of various departmental and enterprise-wide secure, HIPAA-compliant clinical research data repositories, and clinical research-specific datasets. Write complex stored procedures using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. Use SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to extract, transform, and load large sets of enterprise data, and output data to other SQL Server databases. Identify and implement a variety of approaches to data extraction, including flat files, replication, change tracking, XML imports, etc. Use ETL (extract, transform, and load) tools, data modeling, and data integration techniques to solve complex technical problems, including using advanced SQL Server programming techniques to create and maintain several Common Data Model (CDM) repositories to support School of Medicine collaborations with other academic medical institutions and NIH-funded research. Using clinical research methods/informatics and epidemiologic principles, prepare datasets that account for missing data, skewed distributions, and validate patient identity within an electronic medical record system. Using HIPAA-compliant tools and methods, prepare datasets that remove and reveal identifying patient clinical datasets. Using functional specifications and designs, produce all or part of the deliverables, including datasets containing Private Health Information (PHI) for over 5 million patients. Maintain databases and application system code. Collaborate with other engineers on the Core for Clinical Research Data Acquisition (CCDA) team, as well as the CCDA management staff, including the Medical Director/Institutional Review Board (IRB) Honest Broker on techniques for analyzing and accurately reporting clinical data, including patient identity mapping across multiple systems. Follow all applicable institutional policies and State and Federal regulations for privacy, security, and the conduct of human subject research to ensure secure data delivery. Provide monitoring and guidance to more junior staff in application design, application development, database administration best practices, and data science tools and technologies. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Science, Applied Health Sciences Informatics, Information Technology, or a related field, and six (6) years of experience with computer systems and applications, which must include the following:

  • Six (6) years of experience using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to write complex stored procedures;
  • Six (6) years of experience using SQL Server Integration Services to extract, transform, and load enterprise data, and output data to other SQL Server databases; and
  • Two (2) years of experience or completion of college level coursework covering:
    • Clinical research informatics;
    • Epidemiologic principles; and
    • Tools and methods to remove and reveal identifying patient clinical data under pertinent HIPAA rules and criteria.


OR

Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Science, Applied Health Sciences Informatics, Information Technology, or a related field, and four (4) years of work experience with computer systems and applications, which must include the following:

  • Four (4) years of experience using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to write complex stored procedures;
  • Four (4) years of experience using SQL Server Integration Services to extract, transform, and load enterprise data, and output data to other SQL Server databases; and
  • Two (2) years of experience or completion of college level coursework covering:
    • Clinical research informatics;
    • Epidemiologic principles; and
    • Tools and methods to remove and reveal identifying patient clinical data under pertinent HIPAA rules and criteria.

Under either alternative, all experience may be concurrent and may have been gained before, during, or after the qualifying degree.

Position requires pre-employment background check. May require vaccinations and pre-employment physical.

Classified Title:Sr. Software Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF
Starting Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East
Department name: 10003311-SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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.

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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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