Infrastructure Architect - Office of Information Technology - Computing Servi

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7072198 (Ref.No. 5312-en_US)
Posted: November 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Infrastructure Cloud Services team is a dynamic department comprised of subject matter professionals in virtualization, storage, compute, database development and administration as well as cloud architecture and automation. Our department provides full support and implementation for all of the computing, database and storage needs for the college. As such, we provide highly resilient solutions with supportable topology and forward moving automation. Each team member works closely with other team members as we in unison with network services and operations as well. We support and provide mission critical applications as well as business critical and development environments as well. The use of our offerings span across clinical, research and academic as well as enterprise to provide a 5 – 9’s up time.

Job Purpose

The Infrastructure Analyst has responsibility for architecture, design, and implementation of technical infrastructure solutions, including server, storage, and virtualization models for Baylor. Responsibilities also include designing and building service and delivery models for cloud based infrastructure, including virtualized compute, storage, and networking fabrics.  Works with other Office of Information Technology (OIT) team members and end users to understand business requirements and identify solutions.  The Infrastructure Analyst  serves a critical role to further Baylor OIT’s rollout of cloud enabling infrastructure. The Infrastructure Analyst will further guide the direction of OIT through assisting in the development of new infrastructure analyst processes including deployment of cloud infrastructure, technology deployment considerations, and system integration methodologies.

Job Duties
  • Responsible for the design, development and implementation of SAP, EPIC and ancillary system environments which will adequately support the infrastructure of the organization.
  • Leads in the design of the infrastructure in support of processes and technologies to meet operations objectives for mission critical encvironments.
  • Plans and designs automation systems for existing applications and databases to facilitate consistency and supportability in VMware, Oracle, SQL and Linux operational functions.
  • Leads collaboration between core infrastructure and application teams related to infrastructure needs.
  • Leads infrastructure team in creating and maintaining documentation on the infrastructure environment.
  • Analyzes system requirements and ensures that systems will offer security and will be effectively integrated with current infrastructure and application sets.
  • Seeks innovative solutions to problems and makes recommendations for implementations.
  • Works with programming tools such as Powershell, SALT, Service Now API's and Hansible for automation projects.
  • As a part of the Office of Information Technology team, participates in business requirement gathering sessions, gathers user data requirements, understand the user requirements and assist in the reconciliation of technical and business requirements as they relate to infrastructure.
  • Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of the appropriate infrastructure management platform tools, procedures, and facilities for creating and maintaining the enterprise infrastructure.
  • Maintains, governs and enforces infrastructure analyst-related standards.
  • Provides project reports and other documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Provides quality assurance for respective projects.
  • Identifies and evaluates future technologies for applicable solutions.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

We invite you to learn more about our benefits ( including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, incentive-based wellness program, and more.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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