Job Description

Location:
Alexandria,VA,US
Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0191769
Software Architect

The Opportunity:

In this role, you’ll design architectural roadmaps for systems, in accordance with enterprise strategies and processes, while analyzing client requirements and leveraging the open-source community to deploy systems on infrastructure as a service provider. You will also manage complex technology implementations, with an eye toward constant reengineering and refactoring to ensure the simplest and most elegant system possible to address the desired need. You will be able to share knowledge across a multi-disciplinary team and work within agile methodologies. Additionally, in this role you will be a full partner in the determination of vision, objectives, and success criteria, and apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise, and full industry knowledge. You’ll develop innovative solutions to complex problems, decompose business and system architecture to support clean-interface multi-team development, develop product roadmaps, backlogs, and measurable success criteria and write user stories, and mentor and supervise team members.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience designing and developing solutions in a functional or technical area, and architecting overall systems using prototyping and proof of concepts 
  • Experience planning, managing, and providing technical oversight for software architecture activities 
  • Experience comprehending customer’s business requirements and translating them into cost-effective software strategies, frameworks, and architectures 
  • Experience building integrated viewpoints to evolve a technical domain, including software development, digital experience, data, analytics, AI, infrastructure, computers, networking, or cybersecurity 
  • Experience with IT architectural analysis, evaluation, documentation, modeling design, development, model validation, and integration  
  • Experience integrating workstreams to achieve results across Data Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, DevSecOps, and security and privacy 
  • Experience working in CSP environments, including AWS, and hybrid cloud environments 
  • Ability to address complex software architecture challenges, including the evaluation of technologies, architectural patterns, architectural modeling, architectural views, component specification, and design principles 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree 

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience building reference architectures 
  • Experience developing project and integration roadmaps or plans, and translating client requirements into a conceptual or solutions model and validating models 
  • Experience with strategic alignment of technical design and architecture to meet business growth and direction, and stay on top of emerging technologies 
  • Experience developing presentations and briefings for executives to address inquiries and topics of interest to clients 
  • Knowledge of architecture at varying levels, including enterprise, segment, security, and solution architectures 
  • Ability to clearly communicate and work with stakeholders at all levels 
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Master’s degree in IT
  • CSP Solution Architect Certification, including AWS Solution Architect or Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification

Vetting:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $96,600.00 to $220,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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