Technical Applications Advisor

Position: Technical Applications Advisor

Job ID: 150063

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS - Enterprise System Support

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5

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. EnterpriseTechnical Advisor - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll develop, analyze, and advise IDS and/or IS staff on technical solutions, as well as review and provide advice on application requirements, applications, processing architectures, and design. Additionally, you will develop, amend, optimize, and certify the application and system design of the integrated delivery system. You will also identify and resolve application information flow, application integration, and the necessary infrastructure to support application requirements.


Position will report directly to the Director of IT Technology Support


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Strongly Prefer the following:

  • Experience being responsible for and coordinating enterprise initiatives.
  • Experience with enterprise wide deployment/installation of PC's, Operation Systems, Terlecom and Aduio/Visual hardware.
  • Familiarity with Citrix- How deployed, along with O365 and Windows 10.
  • Experience coordinating/facilitating with managers and executive level leadership to ensure inititives are on schedule.


Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities 


  • Coordinate new development and make sure it is consistent and integrated with existing information data structures
  • 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 the effectiveness of systems flow, data usage, and different processes to identify ineffectiveness or inefficiencies and make recommendations to improve
  • Develop, design, and modify technical specifications for the integrated delivery system
  • Coordinate the design and analysis of the implementation of new systems and the modifications of existing systems
  • Identify alternative ways to utilize the application and technologies for projects that are impacted by performance and/or business issues
  • Lead development and maintenance programming activities with management, IS personnel, end users, and vendors during all phases of the system life cycle
  • Develop, prepare, and utilize documentation to train and share pertinent knowledge
  • Provide emergency support for malfunctioning systems



Skills & Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and can substitute for 4 years’ experience
  • 10 years’ experience with major system design and implementation experience required
  • Experience with project management or project leadership desired

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