Oracle Functional Lead

Position: Oracle Functional Lead

Job ID: 163236

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   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.


Want to join a new team within Supply Chain? This exciting new position will support our Oracle cloud software within our supply chain function (suppliers, requisition, contracts, purchasing, PDH, and inventory) to include, but not limited to: resolving break fix tickets, reviewing new release notes from Oracle cloud quarterly upgrades, collaborating with the other supply chain departments on new functionality to implement, and enabling the technology to better serve Texas Children’s Hospital.
We are searching for an Application Functional Lead -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide 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.
Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Translates business needs into detailed requirement specifications
  • Analyzes current business practices, user needs, and workflow processes
  • Develops architecture-specific deliverables that map customer business requirements into complete information systems or operational solutions
  • Contributes details to the overall plan within the scope of experience and skills
  • Translates customer's business problem, need, or opportunity and designs a virtualized solution that completely and correctly addresses the business problem, needs, or opportunity.
  • Performs configuration analysis for system design
  • Facilitates design analysis with users to determine the configuration for the user interface
  • Identifies and documents data sources, recipients, and interfaces that need to be developed to support data collection
  • Documents the design decisions in an accurate and testable method for use by developers and database analysts
  • Assists with the design of user procedures.
  • Analyzes system problems and modifications
  • Analyzes clinical and business use of existing systems to identify the problem to be resolved and defines system applications or process improvements
  • Recommends modifications to application design or current procedures to maximize advantages of existing resources
  • Reports and tracks issues until resolution is provided by the vendor.
  • Maintains systems and releases
  • Assists with controlling and reviewing third party vendor application releases to production
  • Implements modifications to the production systems to accommodate new or changing requirements
  • Provides emergency support in some cases after hours for malfunctioning systems
  • Updates and maintains support documentation
  • Research technology trends and directions
  • Identifies and recommends tools and techniques using best practices/industry standards to support the strategic direction and to assist in deploying appropriate business initiatives
  • Identifies alternative ways to utilize the application and technologies for projects that are impacted by performance and/or business issues
  • Stays current on technology standards, information management, development methods, and emerging 3rd party software through independent research to advise on technology and leverage industry best practices for platform design/development
  • Researches analyzes, evaluates, and makes recommendations on and advocates for the selection of vendors, products, tools, services, protocols, infrastructure components, and standards that will support the IS strategies
  • Participates in overall departmental activities
  • Facilitates activities with management, other IS functions, users, or vendors for all phases of the application software life cycle
  • Coaches on design principles across multiple problems/solutions under different scenarios
  • Represents IS in discussions with other groups to develop application and data integration solutions
  • Adheres to the Agile Workload management processes and participates in daily team stand-up, iteration planning, and retrospective meetings
  • Acts as an advocate for IS leadership in the implementation of best practices and delivery process


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.

Required H.S. Diploma or GED with a preferred Bachelor's Degree in computer science or information technology and 8 years of application design and implementation with preferred management or project leadership OR

Bachelor's dgree with 4 years' experience.

Apply Now
Current Texas Children’s employees – Please click here to login.
Create Profile or Log In Search Careers