Job Description

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Data Quality Specialist

The Opportunity:  

As the Data Quality Lead, you will use your proven track record of successfully establishing and leading data quality programs from the ground up to play a pivotal role in ensuring the organization's ability to effectively manage the quality of data in with our broader data management initiatives. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

How You'll Contribute:

  • Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive data quality program, including defining data quality standards, metrics, processes, and procedures. 
  • Establish a data quality maturity roadmap and communicate progress along that roadmap to senior leadership. 
  • Ownership and oversight to develop, deliver, and refine the data quality strategy to advance the enterprise’s data quality practices.  
  • Lead the development and adoption of enterprise-wide data quality frameworks and standards.
  • Articulate procedures to ensure data quality best practices are implemented across the organization.  
  • Build a data quality culture across the organization through training, change management, or dashboards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data quality issues, root causes, and recommend corrective actions. 
  • Lead the design and implementation of data quality tools, technologies, and best practices to monitor and improve data quality throughout the data lifecycle. 
  • Work closely with data stewards, business analysts, and data owners to establish data quality rules, validations, and controls. 
  • Establish and maintain data quality dashboards and reports to monitor progress, trends, and compliance with data quality objectives. 
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior data quality team members, fostering a culture of data quality excellence. 
  • Collaborate with the data governance team to ensure alignment between data quality initiatives and the overall data governance framework. 
  • Leverage expertise in enterprise data architectures and quality management fundamentals to drive continuous improvement in data quality processes. 
  • Stay current with industry trends, advancements in data quality techniques, and best practices, and apply them to enhance the organization's data quality program. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 7+ years of experience in data quality management
  • Experience in aligning data quality initiatives with larger data management strategies and objectives
  • Experience with data governance frameworks, including Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK)
  • Experience with data quality tools and technologies, including data profiling and cleansing techniques
  • Knowledge of data management principles, best practices, and industry standards
  • Knowledge of enterprise data architectures, data governance, and data management frameworks
  • Knowledge of the differences between proactive, reactive, and preventative data quality
  • Knowledge of the difference between quality assurance, quality control, and how they apply in a data environment
  • Ability to build and lead data quality programs from inception to execution
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or Business Analytics


Nice If You Have:   

  • Knowledge of master data management concepts
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to design and implement data solutions that meet business needs
  • Ability to quickly comprehend complex problems, draw logical conclusions, make sound decisions, develop solutions, and negotiate and respond accordingly to drive closure
  • Ability to be a self-starter by proactively identifying problems, determining pragmatic solutions, identifying, and obtaining needed resources, and executing with little or no supervision
  • Ability to collaborate with professional confidence and credibility to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management
  • Ability to analyze complex issues
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across various teams and levels of the organization
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent critical thinking and thought leadership skills
  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

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 $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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