VMware/VDI Architect

Position: VMware/VDI Architect

Job ID: 163255

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS - Enterprise System Support

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 texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. 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.


We are searching for a VMware/VDI Architect-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop, analyze and advise IDS and/or IS staff on technical solutions as they apply to applications across the IDS. You will also review and provide advice on application requirements, application and processing architectures and designs. This role also develops, amends, optimizes, and certifies application and system design of Integrated Delivery Systems. The Technical Applications Advisor is also responsible for the identification and resolution of the application information flow, the application integration and the required infrastructure needed to support application requirements.

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Responsibilities :

  • Analyzes and coordinates designing of new & existing applications and architectures of Integrated Delivery System systems
  • Coordinate new development and make sure it is consistent and well-integrated with existing information data structure
  • Appraises effectiveness of systems flow, data usage, and manual or automated processes to identify ineffectiveness or inefficiency of the system
  • Identifies and recommend tools and technologies using best practices/industry standards to support strategic direction and to assist in deploying appropriately business initiatives
  • Identifies alternative ways to utilize the application & technologies for projects that are impacted by performance and/or business issues
  • Coordinates activities and information dissemination with manager, other Information Services personnel, users, and vendors
  • Leads development and maintenance programming activities with management, other Information Services personnel, users, or vendors during all phases of the system life cycle
  • Develops system documentation and training
  • Prepares documentation concerning program and configuration issues, bugs, and resolutions in compliance with standards


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

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with VMware Horizon and it’s components.
  • Working knowledge of
    • VMware UEM
    • IGEL Thin Clients and/or centrally managing Thin Clients
    • AppSense/Ivanti UWM
    • ControlUp
    • Imprivata OneSign
    • SCCM and/or application delivery
    • BitLocker
    • KMS
    • Group Policy Management
    • Active Directory Users and Computers management
    • End-User Compute Engineering
    • Remote Desktop Services Hosts
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 10 years major system design and implementation experience required
  • Project management or project leadership experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree will substitute four years of work experience
  • Master’s degree will substitute for two years of work experience

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