Applications Architect - Epic

Position: Applications Architect - Epic

Job ID: 160844

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pharmacy Administration Suppt

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

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.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  


We are searching for an Applications Architect - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll review application requirements, application and processing architectures and designs, develops, amends, optimizes, and certifies application and system design of Epic and associated Integrated Delivery Systems. You’ll also be responsible for the identification and resolution of the application information flow, the application integration and the required infrastructure to support application requirements.

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Responsibilities :

  • Analyze and coordinate the designing of new and existing Epic applications and architectures of Integrated Delivery System systems
  • Coordinate/implement and control the configuration and development of Epic and associated systems
  • Administer program and system tests
  • Develop system documentation
  • Maintain systems
  • Coordinate activities and information dissemination with manager, other Information Services personnel, users, and vendors
  • Research technology trends/directions
  • Coordinate new development and make sure it is consistent and well-integrated with existing information data structure
  • Control system configuration and development process by establishing standards, measuring work in process, interpreting results, and taking corrective action
  • Develop and administer data verification methods and plans as needed
  • Prepare program code documentation in compliance with standards
  • Implement modifications to the system to accommodate new or changing requirements
  • Lead development and maintenance programming activities with management, other Information Services personnel, users, or vendors during all phases of the system life cycle
  • Identify and recommend tools and technologies using best practices/industry standards to support strategic direction and to assist in deploying appropriately business initiatives


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.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in science preferred
  • 7 years’ experience in major system design and implementation required
  • Experience in management or project leadership preferred

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