Solutions Architect

Position: Solutions Architect

Job ID: 162094

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS TECH SRVC

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am - 5pm CT, Mon-Fri

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We are searching for a Technical Apps Advisor — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop, analyze and advise TCH IDS and/or IS staff on technical solutions as they apply to applications across the IDS. You’ll review and provide advice on application requirements, application and processing architectures and designs. You’ll develop, amend, optimize, and certify application and system design of Integrated Delivery Systems. You’ll be responsible for the identification and resolution of the application information flow, the application integration and the required infrastructure needed to support application requirements.

The knowledge/skills in these areas are not required; but, very helpful:


·         VMware

·         Synergy

·         GreenLake

·         Windows Servers

·         Linux Servers

·         Storage

·         Network infrastructure


Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate new development and make sure it is consistent and well integrated with existing information data structure
  • Lead and engage in business analysis, information acquisition analysis and design, data access analysis and design, archive and recovery strategy, security, and change management
  • Appraise effectiveness of systems flow, data usage, and manual or automated processes to identify ineffectiveness or inefficiency of the system
  • Identify and recommend tools and technologies using best practices/industry standards to support strategic direction and to assist in deploying appropriately business initiatives
  • Identify alternative ways to utilize the application & technologies for projects that are impacted by performance and/or business issues
  • Lead development and maintenance programming activities with management, other Information Services personnel, users, or vendors during all phases of the system life cycle
  • Develop documentation standards
  • Prepare documentation in compliance with standards
  • Support system operations by problem analysis and resolution development
  • Provides emergency support for malfunctioning systems as required 24 x 7


  • 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.
  • S. Diploma Or GED Required
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • 11 Years Major System Design And Implementation Experience Required
  • Project Management Or Project Leadership Experience Preferred

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