Job Description

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MetaData Management Developer

The Opportunity: 
As metadata analyst, you love diving into data and turning it into meaningful insights. With the abundance of structured and unstructured data, you understand the importance of transforming complex data sets into useful information to solve challenges. As a metadata analyst at Booz Allen, you can use your skills and experience to support a mission and use data for good. We need a data expert like you to bring your expertise to help catalog data for a cutting-edge airframe program. 

Are you passionate about transforming complex data sets into valuable insights? Booz Allen is seeking a talented Metadata Engineer who can play a vital role in establishing and managing our Enterprise Metadata management platform. As a Metadata Engineer, you will leverage your expertise in Data Catalog tools, including Alation, and Data Governance Use cases to develop a robust Metadata Management platform that supports our cutting-edge airframe program. Your role will involve setting up metadata standards, designing metadata architecture, and collaborating with Data Analysts across our broader Data team. You will have the opportunity to champion the use of the platform across various stakeholders, including Data Scientists, Product Owners, Business Analysts, and Data and Production Support Engineers. Join us in our mission to leverage data for positive impact and make a difference with your skills and experience. 

How You’ll Contribute: 
As a metadata analyst on our team, you’ll: 

  • Leverage experience working in Alation or other data catalog tool. 

  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure metadata is clearly documented and maintained within the tool. 

  • Design metadata architectures aligned with organizational goals.

  • Develop a process to sustain metadata standards and ensure quality of metadata. 

  • Research and apply data best practices to offer guidance to stakeholders by identifying areas for data lifecycle improvement and potential solutions. 

  • Build documentation to help with usability and guide stakeholders in the effective use of Alation. 

  • Establish performance measurements related to metadata management. 

  • Integrate with Enterprise applications and Data Management tools.

  • Mentor Data Analysts and conduct cross-functional workshops for Data Catalog adoption.  

  • Develop APIs to enable integration between the data catalog tool and various data sources. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 2+ years of experience with implementing and rolling out a data catalog 

  • Experience developing APIs to enable integration between the data catalog tool and various data sources

  • Experience with documenting business and technical metadata and lineage of the data 

  • Experience in building end user documentation to help with new system adoption 

  • Experience with connecting a data catalog to data sources to extract technical metadata 

  • Experience with establishing performance metrics and automating quality assurance of metadata

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with Alation

  • Experience with multiple data catalogs

  • Knowledge of data management best practices, including those published by the Data Management Association (DAMA) or Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) 

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Data Management or Azure Cloud Certification 


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 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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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