Job Description

Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
AI Software Architect, Lead

The Opportunity: 

As an experienced engineer, you know that machine learning is critical to understanding and processing massive datasets. Your ability to conduct statistical analyses on business processes using ML techniques makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused solution. We need your technical knowledge and desire to problem-solve to support an advanced study into the complexities of security cooperation within the cyber environment. As a machine learning engineer on our national security team, you’ll train, test, deploy, and maintain models that learn from data.   

In this role, you’ll lead the direction of mission-critical solutions by applying best-fit ML algorithms and introducing leading-edge technologies. You’ll share your knowledge with a large community of machine learning engineers across the firm and collaborate with data scientists and software engineers to deliver world class solutions that guide the development of front and back end AI/ML applications. Your advanced consulting skills and extensive technical expertise will guide clients as they navigate the landscape of ML algorithms, tools, and frameworks. 

You will apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise, and industry knowledge. You will also be requested to help shape team direction and must be able to work without considerable direction. This includes mentoring and supervising team members.

Work with us to solve real-world challenges and define ML strategy and beyond.  

You Have:

  • 15+ years of experience with artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning engineering, modeling and simulation, software development, or data engineering in either a research or professional role 
  • Experience with infrastructure configuration, including CICD workflows, Argo CD for workflow management, Terraform for infrastructure management, and GitHub Actions 
  • Experience with leading ModSim, software development or artificial intelligence projects and with full-stack development
  • Experience with languages, including Python, Java, TypeScript, JavaScript, and SQL and front- and back-end tools and frameworks, including React, NGINX, FastAPI, Airflow, and PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with infrastructure provisioning and management using cloud platforms and tools, including AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes 
  • Experience with database management and SQL queries  
  • Ability to gather requirements from customers and lead Agile teams  
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Security+ certification
  • Bachelor's degree 

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience doing workforce ModSim or planning
  • Experience with integrating AI or ML capabilities into software architecture design
  • Experience with AI or ML tools and frameworks, including TensorFlow or PyTorch
  • Experience with AI concepts and tooling to support deep learning, machine learning, signal processing, and natural language processing
  • Experience with producing technical documentation and designs 
  • Experience with testing and quality assurance 
  • Experience with GPU-programming, including CUDA or RAPIDs
  • Knowledge of modern software design patterns, including microservice design 
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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 develop 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.


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 $121,200.00 to $275,000.00 (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.

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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