Enterprise Architect, Big Data

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Information Technology


Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. Inovalon's unique achievement of value is delivered through the effective progression of Turning Data into Insight, and Insight into Action.


The Enterprise Architect is responsible for leading the definition, design and documentation of architectures for key strategic projects and processes, including the design and development of the project roadmap and the recommendation and design of IT systems with primary focus on software and business processes the software supports. This position will function to enable the realization of our business strategies, goals and objectives through the Enterprise Architecture and the company. Enterprise Architect plays an influential role in helping the company achieve its strategic goals.



  • Participate in an ongoing partnership with the business to apply in-depth knowledge of the business operations, strategies, priorities and information requirements to establish the technical application direction;
  • Define enterprise application strategies;
  • Define the system, technical, and application architectures, and in some instances the business systems/process architecture for major areas of development, with a focus on application architecture;
  • Ensure appropriate technical application standards and procedures are defined;
  • Ensure best practices are adhered to in the adoption of new application technologies;
  • Research, evaluate and select application technologies (existing or emerging) that best fit business and IT strategic needs;
  • Ensure the delivery process and technology strategies are coherent and optimized;
  • Participate in developing and architecting application solutions in a multi-project, collaborative environment;
  • Design and assist with the delivery of proofs-of-concept for new or improved enterprise-wide technologies that are used across multiple areas of the business;
  • Architect application solutions across multiple hardware/software computing environments and system components; and
  • Plan and implement process re-engineering or process improvement.


  • Must have 7+ years of application design, development, and architecture experience using Microsoft .NET platform or Java/J2EE technologies;
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with the technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem like Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Flume, Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, Zookeeper, Oozie, Hue, Kafka;
  • Extensive knowledge of application architecture, design, and development;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Big Data Architecture, Distributed Architecture, MicroServices and EAI/EI;
  • Extensive knowledge of various technology architectures and hardware platforms, both existing and emerging;
  • Working knowledge of EA methodologies and tools, including TOGAF or Zachman architecture frameworks;
  • Working knowledge of relational and dimensional database concepts;
  • Must be a methodical and pragmatic problem-solver;
  • Must have a strong sense of teamwork, active listening skills and negotiation and influencing skills; and
  • Should have a BS degree in computer sciences, software design, engineering, information systems, related field or comparable experience.

Inovalon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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