Job Description

Kirtland AFB,NM,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Data Engineer

The Opportunity:

Ever-expanding technology like IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence means that there’s more structured and unstructured data available today than ever before. As a cloud data engineer, you know that organizing data can yield pivotal insights when it’s gathered from disparate sources. We need an experienced data engineer like you to help our clients find answers in their data to impact important missions. As a data engineer, you’ll implement data engineering activities on some of the most mission-driven projects in the industry. You’ll deploy and develop pipelines and platforms that organize and make disparate data meaningful.

Here, you’ll work with a multi-disciplinary team of data analysts and scientists, electrical engineers, test engineers, software developers, and data consumers in a fast-paced, agile environment. You’ll use your experience in analytical exploration and data examination while you help assess, design, build, and maintain scalable data platforms for your clients. You will be responsible for helping develop and maintain cloud architectures that orchestrate databases and pipeline systems, continually seek opportunity to optimize the organization's data ecosystem, and build custom ETL and ELT workflows as necessary to address critical analytical questions.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 3+ years of experience in a data engineering role with a track record of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large datasets

  • 1+ years of experience in working with a cloud service, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud and cloud data systems and tools, including Glue, Lambda, Redshift, RDS, or S3

  • Experience in working with programming languages, including Python, Java, Scale, or C++, SQL, and relational and non-relational databases

  • Experience with database design, data modeling, data governance, and big data architectures

  • Experience with developing scalable ETL and ELT workflows for reporting and analytics

  • Experience with designing, implementing, and optimizing CI/CD pipelines for cloud-based data solutions, using tools, including Jenkins, GitLab CI, GitHub Actions, or AWS CodePipeline

  • Experience with integrating data testing and validation into the deployment process

  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with various teams, including non-technical stakeholders and handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with setting up data engineering best practices for an organization

  • Experience with version control systems, including Git

  • Experience with distributed data and computing tools, including Spark, Databricks, Hadoop, Hive, AWS EMR, or Kafka 

  • Experience with data warehousing, including AWS Redshift, MySQL, or Snowflake and capable of advising on structured and unstructured data

  • Experience with electrical engineering data, including sensor data, signal processing, and system logs

  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development life cycle, including Agile methodologies, such as Kanban and Scrum, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Big Data Technologies or Cloud Solutions Certification


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