Job Description

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Database Architect, Lead

The Opportunity:  
For an organization to transform in today’s digital world, it needs to properly collect, store, and organize its data. Effective data management can enable more efficient operations, yielding more growth. As a data architect, you know how to apply your creative-thinking and analytical mindset to help organizations manage their data assets. We’re looking for a data architecture lead like you to solve complex challenges and deliver leading-edge solution.  

As a data architect, you’ll use your extensive technical expertise to lead the design of data architecture solutions. You’ll resolve routine data architecture-related issues in collaboration with business analysts and technology teams by analyzing data architecture-related business needs and working with project staff to make decisions and recommendations on future data architecture developments. In this role, you’ll share your technical expertise and introduce best practices to design and build databases. You’ll lead your team as it designs, defines, develops, and tests solution components, and you’ll serve as a liaison between clients and developers to ensure that requirements are met and solutions are delivered. You know the importance of Agile best practices and how to combat challenges early to achieve meaningful project goals. With your motivation to establish processes and facilitate technological innovation, you’ll make a lasting impact.  

Empower change with us.

You Have: 

  • 10+ years of experience with data analytics 

  • Experience with developing strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of a database 

  • Experience with data management, transformation, and migration using Cloud data management pipelines, technologies, and open-source tools 

  • Experience with data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems 

  • Knowledge of an analytical or statistical language, including Closure, Scala, Python, or R 

  • Ability to review and develop object and data models to structure data for better management and quicker access 

  • Master’s degree

  • SAFe 5.1 SAFe Architect (ARCH) Certification 

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with large-scale, distributed systems design and development 

  • Experience with multiple data modeling concepts, including XML or JSON 

  • Knowledge of scaling, performance, and scheduling 

  • Knowledge of system architecture, including process, memory, storage, and networking management 

  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly, including new Web frameworks, open-source technologies, and mobile concepts 

  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of clients and staff professionally and deliver presentations to executives, clients, and professional peers 

  • Ability to demonstrate technical solutions, standards, and best practices with multiple functional groups 

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 $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (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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