Technical Applications Engineer

Position: Technical Applications Engineer

Job ID: 146190

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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at



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


To qualify for this role you must have desktop management skills and VMware Horizon View knowledge.  


This role will work at the Feigin Building of our main campus in the heart of Houston's medical center. 


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Responsibilities :


  •  Ability to troubleshoot, identify and correct malfunctions and help resolve multi-faceted problems with VMware Horizon View

  •  Working knowledge of server, network, personal computer (PC) and application deployments

  •  Develop plans for deploying and administering virtual machines, images and vApps

  •  Perform daily VMware Horizon View and desktop/ server administration, maintenance and upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

  •  Manage and balance virtual machine resources across hosts in the clusters

  •  Serve as a technical resource for infrastructure initiatives that require virtual machine expertise





  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10 years of major desktop management/server administration, along with Strong VDI experience, ideal from the ground up.




  •  Bachelor’s degree will substitute four (4) years of work experience and Master’s degree will substitute for two (2) years of work experience
  •  Additionally all candidates should have solid technical skills, strong process and documentation skills.
  •  Knowledge at expert level of current application and system development techniques
  •  Ability to demonstrate logic, analytical and effective verbal and written communication skills
  •  Have team-oriented work habits
  •  Ability to adapt to different levels of technical experience




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