Sr. IBM TRIRIGA Application Specialist


The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Senior TRIRIGA Application Specialist.

Job Summary:

Lead and provide technical support of IBM TRIRIGA platform related to Space Management & Utilization, Capital Projects, and Facilities Condition Assessment, including interfaces to other systems and configurations.

Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spentat each task):

  • Enhancements (70%):
  • Provide hands-on expertise in IBM TRIRIGA platform tools as well as AutoCAD Integrator, WebSphere, and BIRT reporting.
  • Perform software development using transact-SQL, XML Technology, Webservices, Core JAVA, JavaScript, and TRIRIGA Admin Console, including workflow, security, and data integrations
  • Provide some application customizations following standard software development processes.
  • Lead and facilitate business analysis and design with stakeholders, capturing requirements.
  • Lead and develop implementation plans.
  • Support(10%):
  • Provide application support, including technical and functional support, with experience troubleshooting IBM TRIRIGA platform.
  • Work with IBM to resolve bugs and apply patches to the system as well as to collaboratively develop innovative solutions for business needs.
  • Follow and proactively develop standard operating procedures.
  • Reporting(10%):
  • Develop reports for both operations and analytics – including dashboards. Assist with establishing key performance indicators for capturing metrics.
  • Communication and Coordination(10%):
  • Manage communications by providing timely updates to management, customer, and user community.
  • Perform project management duties in coordination of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) work with other departments, users, stakeholders, and vendor.

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent years of IT-related college coursework and professional years of IT-related work experience
  • At Least 7 years’ highly skilled experience with:
  • Development and support of TRIRIGA Space Management & Utilization and Capital Projects, including space requests, strategic planning, and program and project management.
  • AutoCAD Integrations, data integrations, forms, security, smart fields, and BIRT reporting, demonstrating strong expertise
  • Transact-SQL
  • WebSphere
  • Business analysis and testing
  • Highly skilled in a web-based application development technologies, such as Java, XML, JSP, JavaScript
  • Excellent oral and written communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering
  • Experience with Oracle 12c
  • Understanding of ITIL and – extra bonus – utilizing ServiceNow for change management and SDLC
  • Exposure and integration between IBM TRIRIGA and IBM Maximo Asset Management
  • Expertise with IBM TRIRIGA’s Auditing, Document Management, Integrated Energy Reporting, Reservation Management, or Facility Condition Assessment.

Special Working Conditions:

Occasional weekend and other after hours work required to handle and/or complete critical project/work related to business needs.


APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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