Data Operations Engineer

Position: Data Operations Engineer

Job ID: 163239

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research toaccelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it trulyshowsinthesmilesofourpatient families,employees andour numerousaccoladessuchas beingconsistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation byU.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s BestPlacestoWorkfortenconsecutiveyears.Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas MedicalCenter with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological ResearchInstitute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, acomprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital WestCampus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital TheWoodlands,the firsthospitaldevotedtochildren’s carefor communitiesnorthof Houston.Wehavealsocreatedthenation’sfirstHMOforchildren,establishedthelargestpediatric primarycarenetworkinthecountryanda globalhealth programthat ischannelingcare tochildrenandwomenallovertheworld.TexasChildren’sHospital isalso academically affiliatedwithBaylor CollegeofMedicine,oneofthelargest,mostdiverseandsuccessfulpediatricprogramsinthenation.To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visittexaschildrenspeople.orgfor career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families 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 alasting 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.


We are searching for a Project Manager -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will lead integrated, complex projects and to manage the on-going build and maintenance of data marts and reporting visualizations. This role will investigate processes to understand data, workflow, and communication to meet end user needs within Texas Children's clinical departments, by working closely with the Information Services (IS) data and reporting team. Additionally, this role will provide systems support, communicate system updates, and provide other system support as needed to its assigned department. 

Responsibilities :

  • Analyzes and coordinates the designing of new & existing applications to support clinical business operations. Creates and refines data visualization tools to empower Operational users to utilize data more effectively in their daily practice management 
  • Collaborates with TCH internal core stakeholders to identify data and analytics application systems and process needs. Works with department to identify operational and business needs relating to department-specific reporting needs 
  • Analyzes system problems and modifications and manages data integrity. Analyzes clinical & business use of existing systems to identify problem to be resolved and defines system applications or process improvements 
  • Communicates/Collaborates with IS Data and Analytics team to manage testing and approval of updates/upgrades and modifications. Works with the appropriate department(s) to review functionality in test environment before migration of updates/upgrades and modifications to production environment, in partnership with the IS data and analytics team 
  • Develops new processes to address identified needs and assures completion of new processes. Collaborates with end users, other departments and the IS data and reporting team as needed to help and/or lead development of any new processes that demonstrate success 
  • Serves as subject matter, process expert and advisor in core department functional areas of TCH. Identifies end users that will utilize data and visualizations 
  • Facilitates improvements and actively seeks ways to use technology to improve productivity and business processes. Provides functional support in optimizing solutions for department that are in alignment with regulatory agencies and the Texas Children’s strategic plan 
  • Participates in committees as an Ambulatory Administration Data Representative. Represents operational department as a participating member of designated committees 


  • 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 Bachelor's Degree in Computer science, business administration, healthcare administration, business or technology field with a preferred Master's Degree in Computer science, business administration, healthcare administration, business or technology field 
  • 5 years experience in information systems management, physician practice management, and/or other related operational or clinical field 
  • Master’s Degree in computer science, business administration, healthcare administration or other business or technology field may substitute for two (2) years of required experience 

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