Job Description

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  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Cloud Architect, Senior Manager

Key Role:

Build and develop trusted advisor relationship with client leaders and stakeholders. Own the strategic architectural improvements roadmap, including prioritizing and planning of “big rocks”, building the backlog of architecture items for the customer and developing the vision for the architectural runway. Decompose the work from a technical perspective and define the scope of the work for each PI. Communicate the strategy with leadership in terms of the why, the benefits, and the risks. Lead project teams to consult, recommend, and advise on process, methodologies and technology. Support architectural teams’ solutions, engaging and contributing to solutions and architecture development, and POCs to ensure use cases, contingencies, and risks are considered, discussed, and either resolved or accepted.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with leading system architecture of cloud platforms and applications

  • Experience with leading and developing system architectures, software development, and operations maintenance for large, complex, and concurrent projects

  • Knowledge of the full systems development life cycle, enterprise-wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, structure, and management practices

  • Ability to manage engagement of architects in presales solution architecture and scoping efforts to support the creation of LOEs for both new initiatives and feature enhancement requests

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional, AWS DevOps Engineer Professional, or AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in Health IT

  • Experience with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Experience in an Agile or Scrum organization

  • Experience presenting to stakeholders

  • Knowledge of Agile software development techniques, DevOps approaches, design and architectural patterns, and standards and practices

  • Knowledge of business management

  • Knowledge of AWS and Azure platforms

  • Ability to mentor and train staff, including cloud architects

  • Possession of excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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

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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 $139,400.00 to $259,000.00 (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
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  • 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.

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