Continuous Integration Deployment Engineer - Hybrid

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Continuous Integration Deployment Engineer - Hybrid

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Information Technology

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health

Requisition #: 2300020O

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

We are looking for a Full-Time Continuous Integration Deployment Engineer to join the Texas All Payor Claims Database (TX-APCD) team as part of the Center for Health Care Data at the UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston, TX 77030. In this position, you will play a significant role in laying the foundation for the growth and evolution of the team by providing the technical skills required to implement, operate, ad document systems and processes critical for high-quality integration and deployment of developed software. You will play a central role in enabling continuous integration and delivery functions for all software development activity and also act as a primary technical resource. This is a hybrid position and requires the employee to reside in Texas.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Provides the technical skills involving implementing, operating, and documenting systems and processes required for high quality integration and deployment of developed software. Plays a central role in enabling continuous integration and delivery functions for all software development activity within the Texas All Payor Claims Database (TX-APCD). Acts as a primary technical resource for All Payor Claims Database (TX-APCD). Exercises considerable latitude and judgment in determining methods and objectives of assignments.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop, deploy and promote strategies, standards, guidelines and governance of continuous integration processes and systems, including source code management, change management, test coverage, security requirements, and production operations.

  • Develop, implement, operate and support Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) pipelines across multiple environments, with special focus on automation (including automation of testing).

  • Collaborate with project management in release planning activities, including programming of changes in physical/virtual environments.

  • Work closely with project teams and other departments to ensure end-to-end quality in code releases.

  • Write and maintain documentation pertaining to CI/CD pipelines and operations.

  • Participate in engagements with partners and vendors to define and configure the physical and virtual environments in which CI/CD pipelines are operated.

  • Develop and report metrics of CI/CD activities, including goal-setting and tracking.

  • Maintains current knowledge and keeps management informed of products, developments, strategies and trends in relevant software and related systems.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Proficiency with scripting languages (bash shell on Linux, PowerShell on Windows, etc.)

  • Mastery of source code management (SCM) tools (including Git and GitHub) and associated workflows

  • Familiarity with the installation, configuration, and operation of CI/CD tools (including Jenkins or GitLab)

  • Expertise in the implementation of standardized software testing methodology


  • Knowledge of secure coding best practices (security by design) including secrets management, error handling and logging, cryptographic practices, access controls, input validation and output encoding,

  • Experience with Python-centric big data environments and associated tools and frameworks (ex. Conda, Apache Spark, FastAPI, Prefect).

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or related field, or relevant experience in lieu of education

Minimum Experience:

  • Two (2) years of relevant experience working with continuous integration/deployment, source code management, or quality assurance.

  • An additional three (3) years of experience in a Linux-based Pythonic environment is highly preferred.

Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Security Sensitive: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215 Residency Requirement: Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.