Cloud Data Architect
Bowie, MD 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Inovalon was founded in 1998 on the belief that technology, and data specifically, would empower the transformation of the entire healthcare ecosystem for the better, improving both outcomes and economics. At Inovalon, we believe that when our customers are successful in their missions, healthcare improves. Therefore, we focus on empowering them with data-driven solutions. And the momentum is building.

Together, as ONE Inovalon, we are a united force delivering solutions that address healthcare's greatest needs. Through our mission-based culture of inclusion and innovation, our organization brings value not just to our customers, but to the millions of patients and members they serve.

We are hiring for a Cloud Data Architect to help scale our brand-new enterprise SaaS platform. This is a hands-on architecture role, requiring enterprise-level experience with microservices, Google Cloud Platform, and PostgreSQL. This project has been a massive undertaking with an extensive development history, so now is a great time to join as we have entered the 'go-live' phase!

This is a 100% remote job, however MIDWEST or EAST COAST locations are preferred due to operating team business hours.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Guides robust and scalable design patterns in products that meet customer requirements and are extensible and anticipate future product needs;
  • Contributes to architectural scoping document reviews, and conducts architectural reviews for a product or subsystem;
  • Anticipates the key architectural issues and offers alternatives, ideally in the planning phase for a product;
  • Recognizes patterns of defects and drives improvements that are adopted across the product line;
  • Establishes and communicates best practices for architecture, design and development methods across product teams.
  • Act as a mentor to team members and aid in adherence to established coding techniques and standards;
  • Discover, present, and trial new technologies, design patterns, and practices;

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 years of hands-on software product development experience including a minimum of 3 years' experience with analysis, design, and programming in a multi-product software development organization;
  • Strong recent hands-on experience with GCP and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with analysis, specification, design, development, testing, and deployment of software systems;
  • Demonstrated skills in troubleshooting and resolving issues during all phases of the product development life cycle;
  • Proven experience in major cloud SaaS, IaaS, and Data technologies
  • Must be well-versed in API and microservice design principles
  • Proficient in one or more Relational and Non-Relational DB technologies
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies including unit testing, test-driven development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Pair Programming, and Automated Testing;
  • Strong emphasis on engineering best practices including Peer Reviews, Code Inspections, and Automation.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications listed in a job description. If you don't meet every qualification listed but are excited about our mission and the work described, we encourage you to apply regardless. Inovalon is most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and you may be just the right person for this or other roles.

By embracing diversity, equity and inclusion we enhance our work environment and drive business success. Inovalon strives to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate and of our clients and everyone whom we serve. We endeavor to create a culture of inclusion in which our associates feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and pursue their professional goals in an equitable setting. We understand that by fostering this type of culture, and welcoming different perspectives, we generate innovation and growth.

Inovalon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirement.

The Company maintains a drug free work environment for all of its associates, which includes employees, contractors and vendors. It is unlawful for associates to manufacture, sell, distribute, dispense, possess or use any controlled substance or marijuana in the workplace and doing so will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or the contracted relationship.

Consistent with our safety protocols, the company will require a vaccination attestation for fully office-based and hybrid (office/remote) positions. Positions designated as fully remote are exempt from the attestation requirement unless and until such time as an in-office presence is required. These requirements are subject to change as legal and business needs dictate.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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