Job Description

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Systems Architect

The Opportunity:

At a certain point, experience-based system design can start to look like clairvoyance. When you’ve developed so many systems that you can not only orchestrate the best solution for any technology-based challenge, but you can also anticipate and preempt future issues, you’re a solutions architect. You’ve evolved your skills into strategy through a long path of software development accomplishments and the curiosity to understand how all the pieces of an IT ecosystem fit together. Are you ready to use your combination of knowledge, skill, and experience to take on the toughest challenges? 

As a systems architect, you will assist with the holistic approach to managing multiple technology systems, including requirements analysis, solution development, integration, and strategic planning. You will help translate the customer’s Information Technology needs and goals into a vision that is aligned with business objectives and priorities. You will assist with the design, implementation, optimization, and maintenance of these systems by providing subject matter expertise and industry best practices. You will provide comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from analysis of mission needs to verification of system performance. You will assist with the development and management of roadmaps and architectural documentation, ensuring they continue to evolve to meet business needs, improve operational efficiencies, and take advantage of emerging technologies. You will apply your technical expertise, leverage a variety of software engineering techniques, and build and refine business logic to enhance team capabilities, improve security, and maximize ROI. 

Work with us and build the future of technology for the better. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with system architecture design or development of computer or information systems

  • Experience developing an organization’s long term technical strategy that incorporates current solution with new technology to reduce architectural complexity, introduce efficiencies, and reduce cost

  • Experience with research, recommendation, and implementation of strategies or hardware and software enhancements to increase productivity by studying organization goals and strategies, drive innovation exploration opportunities, capture ideas and issues that need innovation, assist in execution of approved innovation events, and evaluate the results of those events

  • Experience designing and executing digital transformations for organizations using modern technologies

  • Experience supporting the increased effectiveness of systems integration, performance analysis, requirements engineering and management, testing and evaluation for successful system and solution development, design, implementation, and decommissioning

  • Experience with communicating solution design and architecture to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Experience leading and defining architecture roadmaps, working across technical and business teams to build consensus and drive change, and controlling baseline change, migration, and modernization strategies

  • Ability to translate client needs into sustainable implementations

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with open-source technology, software development, and system engineering

  • Experience with business process analysis, user needs development and documentation, software development life cycle (SDLC), and end user training and communications

  • Knowledge of Government system security practices and policies

  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services, including producing cloud architectures

  • Knowledge of evaluation of system alternatives and assessment of risks and cost

  • Knowledge of Scrum and Agile methodologies

  • Ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace

  • Ability to work in tandem with a team of engineers, or alone as required

  • Possession of excellent communication and organizational skills

  • AWS Certification

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


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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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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