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Phreesia // customized patient intake for medical practices
Design, Full Time    Remote (USA or Canada)    Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Phreesia is looking for a hands-on, highly technical Linux Administrator to join our growing team!

The mission of the Linux Administrator is to secure, automate & maintain our colocation & cloud Linux infrastructure. The infrastructure must be designed & maintained at a high level to ensure 99.99% customer uptime. All SLAs must be met with acceptable performance & capacity to support 30% year-over-year traffic growth.
Are you passionate about solving challenging problems? Do you thrive under tight deadlines & fast moving projects? Are you looking for a position to shape & guide one of the nation's largest Healthcare patient intake SaaS platforms?

If this sounds appealing, we are looking for a highly technical & detailed oriented Linux Administrator to join our Engineering team.


  • Become an expert in Phreesias data center infrastructure, component interaction, high-level software architecture, customer use-cases & configurations within the first two months.
  • Understand & deploy Linux systems in the first three months.
  • Display ability to use existing monitoring tools to diagnose issues in the production hardware & software stack in the first four months.
  • Enhance standardization & uniformity of Phreesias environment by developing standard operating procedures for adding servers, applications, patching, server management, & creating a POC for an additional enterprise Linux distribution within the first six months.

Job Description: 
This is a hands-on highly technical Linux Administrator position which will require gaining intimate knowledge of Phreesias applications & infrastructure. This knowledge will be used to design, secure, automate & maintain our colocation & cloud infrastructure. The infrastructure must be designed & maintained at a high level to ensure 99.99% customer uptime with acceptable performance & capacity to support 30% year-over-year traffic growth. The position will provide other technical teams with the tools & procedures needed for self-service provisioning & configuration. Ongoing responsibilities include developing Standard Operating procedures, Automation, building & configuring Linux servers, monitoring key processes, securing & maintaining virtual datacenters.


  • Installation & configuration of Linux servers.
  • Infrastructure automation for VMs, load balancing & development tools.
  • Secure & audit all Linux infrastructure to meet PCI & HIPAA standards.
  • Day-to-day operation, maintenance & monitoring of the production application & supporting systems.
  • Support all Linux systems at the infrastructure level. This includes OS & system service level administration, data migration, patching, service management & job schedules.
  • Support growth & development of new & existing deployments.
  • Assist in the selection, configuration & the ongoing usage of Linux distributions.
  • Design & build centralized management & patching tools.
  • Maintain, upgrade & patch all current & new Linux systems.
  • Respond to & remediate monitoring alerts. Provide full monitoring visibility into all virtual & application layers.
  • Strong understanding of public cloud solutions with VMC on AWS & AWS preferred.
  • Support NOC staff with training, issue escalation & automation.
  • Optimize system availability, security & performance of production systems.
  • Be available for scheduled on-call / shift work, outside of normal business hours.


  • 5 plus years of experience installing, upgrading & troubleshooting a wide range of software & hardware.
  • Expert in command line administration & all things Linux
  • Detailed knowledge of one or more of the following: CentOS, Debian, Gentoo, Suse, Ubuntu, Red Hat, AWS
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain service level agreements in a fast paced, demanding environment.
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills; ability to analyze complex technical problems
  • Ability to multi-task, shift gears quickly, work independently & collaboratively, adapt easily to shifting priorities, process changes, & schedule changes
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Excellent verbal & written communications; ability to explain issues clearly & concisely & establish effective working relationships in a distributed team
  • Detailed knowledge of kernel configuration, system installation, software installation, user management, filesystem management & system service management
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor & lead team members in the adoption, deployment & management of technology
  • Bachelor's degree in IT or related field preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Basic knowledge of Windows, Networking & VMware a plus
  • Basic knowledge or MongoDB, Redis & RabbitMQ a plus
  • Knowledge or experience with containers a plus
  • Linux & AWS certifications a strong plus


  • Pragmatic - able to look at problems with fresh eyes. They are not dogmatic & can make good decisions between improving an existing system & replacing a system. They do not replace technologies for technology sake but based on solid reasoning. They hear & absorb the feedback of others.
  • Good communicator - can present their ideas succinctly & clearly in written & spoken communication. They work through their ideas & reasoning & respond to feedback in a non-aggressive, positive manner to achieve results.
  • Team Player reaches out to peers & cooperates with management to establish an overall collaborative working environment.
  • Treats others with respect, listens to their ideas, & remains open to new things. Voices their opinion in a constructive way to challenge others respectfully.
  • Self-Motivated - this person must be able to see other things that need improving & to take responsibility for seeing them through. They must be able to work effectively without being micromanaged.
  • Open to Criticism - this person must be able to listen to others feedback & respond appropriately.
  • Time Management - can plan & manage their time without undue influence. They can view a list of work & be able to triage the important work from the important but less critical work.
  • Personable is friendly, easy to talk to, open & honest, & gets along well with others
  • Persistent - when presented with an issue or challenge, this person continues to try to understand & resolve underlying issues even when faced with an easy out. This could involve keeping others invested in the problem & keeping them moving forward with new information or ideas.
  • Enthusiastic passionate & excited about their work. Has a can-do attitude. Wants to wake up every day & work on technology.
  • Attentive to Detail doesnt let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
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