Application Functional Lead

Position: Application Functional Lead

Job ID: 165839

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Supply Chain Administration

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for an Application Functional Lead. The role provides technical services to analyze, design and deliver clinical/business solutions while lending expertise to activities related to answering technical consulting questions, individually or as part of a team. Serves as a subject matter expert associated with content, processes and procedures of enterprise applications.
• Broad IT industry knowledge, including application architecture, development (VB Net, C#), databases (SQL Server), data
architecture, and application partitioning
• Familiarity with health insurance business processes and practices
• Working knowledge of a variety of hardware and software environments
• Process mapping, group presentation, written and verbal communication skills, analytical and organizational skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to a timeline
Think you’ve got what it takes?


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

• H.S. Diploma or GED and 8 years application design and implementation
• Bachelor's Degree computer science or information technology. A bachelor's degree will substitute for 4 years of experience.
• Prefer management or project leadership.


• Translates business needs into detailed requirement specifications.
• Performs configuration analysis for system design.
• Analyzes system problems and modifications
• Maintains systems and releases.
• Researches technology trends and directions.
• Participates in overall departmental activities.

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