Sr. Citrix Architect

Position: Sr. Citrix Architect

Job ID: 149530

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 Sr. Level Citrix Architect - someone who works well in a fast-paced medical setting. In this position, you’ll lead and be responsible for projects which are complex, multi-disciplinary and/or enterprise-wide; and to provide expertise to short and long-term assignments internal and external to the designated areas of responsibilities.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


Experience in design, planning, implementation, migration, and administration with Citrix Virtualization, NetScaler, and Networking technologies at medium to large scale

Drive solution design through research and evaluation with internal and customer teams as well as drive enablement with customers looking to adopt these technologies, integrate them into their environment, and maintain consistent, long-term engineering support. 


Highly Preferred:

  • Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization
  • Citrix Certified Professional - Networking




Responsibilities :

  • Translates business needs into detail requirement specifications
  • Responsible for connecting business strategy and technology to emerging business and information systems capabilities
  • Leads systems design and analysis
  • Analyzes system problems and modifications
  • Participates in committees as an IS representative





  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, healthcare administration or other medical or information technology field
  • Ten (10) years of information systems architecture, design, and/or maintenance experience
  • Broad IT industry knowledge with depth in multiple areas including application development, servers, networks and databases
  • Familiarity with various operating systems used by Hospital data processing techniques and practices with deep expertise in an area of specialization such as networks or applications
  • A working knowledge of a variety of hardware and software environments
  • Knowledge of enterprise and business architecture and the varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes, capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • Knowledgeable in data types, change control implementation, and performance optimization
  • Full understanding and experience in architecting Internet and client server systems; Integration and Communications platforms
  • Experience with full life cycle phase software development




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