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Our Team is Growing—IDIES Employment Opportunities

Below are all current opportunities for you to become part of our team at the Institute for Data-Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES) at Johns Hopkins University.

To apply, visit the JHU employment portal at https://jobs.jhu.edu/, enter the requisition number, and submit your materials.

Sr. Programmer Analyst

IT@JH Technology Innovation Center (TIC) is seeking a Sr. Programmer Analyst who is responsible for maintenance, testing, documentation and support of Crunchr, a data science collaboration platform.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Triages support tickets and coordinate with Sr. System Engineers and the System Architect to address issues.
  • Helps maintain Linux VMs and the Kubernetes application deployment.
  • Builds, maintains and deploys base Docker images for use by the data science community.
  • Works with various APIs and databases in support of the system.
  • Coordinates the intake of software updates from the parent project (IDIES SciServer).

Specific Devices, Software, Projects

  • RHEL VMs.
  • NFS- mounted storage volumes.
  • Python (Jupyter Lab) and R (RStudio) Docker images.
  • Maria-DB/Microsoft SQL Server databases.

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

  • The Crunchr platform provides on- demand collaboration and compute for medical researchers. This suite of tools includes a custom Docker orchestrator, managed storage and a granular access control system. There are currently over 1000 users and over 600 active Docker containers in use across the application, which currently spans seven VMs in production. A migration to a newer code base will support deployment in a hybrid environment, consisting of an AKS cluster integrating various existing VMs.

On-call requirements

  • 1 week every 2 months after trial period.

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.

Work Location

  • Modified hybrid, East Baltimore.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Three 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
  • Strong experience in Linux system administration.
  • Strong experience with Docker, including understanding of storage drivers. 
  • Understanding of RESTful API interactions (e.g., using cURL, Postman, etc.)
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting NGINX.
  • Proficiency in SQL required, some administration knowledge desirable (MySQL/Maria DB, Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Cloud experience (Azure prefer red)
  • Programming experience with Python and R. 
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Terraform.



Classified Title: Sr. Programmer Analyst  
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD  
Starting Salary Range: $61,070-$83,900-$106,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​IT@JH Technology Innovation Center  
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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

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.

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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

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

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