Systems Administrator (Linux)

US-AZ-Phoenix | US-MD-Bowie
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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.


We are seeking highly qualified professionals that will contribute to our ongoing growth and success. We are seeking a qualified Systems Administrator (linux) to join our Datacenter Operations team.   


The Datacenter Operations team provides responsible administrative oversight to the Inovalon infrastructure and provides stewardship for all critical applications and related systems. The ideal candidate is a person that strives to achieve excellence backed by strong troubleshooting, system management and administration experience.


  • Build and support Linux infrastructure on a blend of virtual and physical platforms;
  • Manage, and monitor systems for anomalies and performance issues;
  • Perform system maintenance such as updating and patching of Linux systems, vulnerability remediation, and best practice implementation;
  • Use and build automation tools to deploy and manage Inovalon’ s rapidly expanding infrastructure;
  • Perform scheduled and ad hoc system maintenance on Inovalon infrastructure; and
  • Participate in the departmental on-call rotation.


  • 4-6 years of experience deploying and troubleshooting Centos & Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 systems;
  • 3-5 years of experience writing shell scripts, Perl, or Python;
  • Solid understanding of command line utilities such as grep, awk, sed, etc;
  • Experience with deploying and managing configuration management / automation tools like Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or SaltStack;
  • Experience with deploying and managing RedHat Satelite;
  • Bonus Points: Experience with deployment and management of VMWare, Hadoop, Nginx, Apache, AWS EC2, or Hybrid Clouds;
  • Strong troubleshooter - you know every problem has a solution; you are unrelenting, persistent, and confident that you will find that solution. “Just reboot it” is not the fix;
  • Must have a strong sense of team focus, partnership, and collaboration;
  • Experience with Remedy, or another similar ticketing system is a plus;
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership and urgency; the capacity to ensure a problem is not dropped, forgotten, or ignored. Not getting to the root cause of an issue annoys you; and 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, technical field, or equivalent 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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