Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0187286
Solutions Architect Lead

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 in federal government? 

As a solution architect on our team, you'll translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan by crafting domain solution architecture with line-of-sight to EA, and align solutions with enterprise IT direction of one of the largest IT ecosystems in the federal government. Through your leadership, we’ll help transform the way federal government uses technology including cloud migration, integrating advanced technology, and modernizing legacy systems. And, what do you do next in a career where you’ve reached this level? You mentor the next set of developers to help them grow into tomorrow’s solutions architects. As a technical leader, you’ll shape the digital solutions business and identify opportunities for growth. Work with us and build the future of technology in enterprise decision making, with a focus on implementing broad hybrid cloud-based modernization solutioning for the better. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience with solution architecture, architecting, designing, and implementing both Enterprise and Cloud based application implementation including SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS

  • 10+ years of experience working with business partners to define business needs and to translate these needs into a system design resulting in a successful solution

  • 5+ years of experience with leading system architecture and engineering involving the integration of software solutions, cloud, infrastructure, data architecture, and cybersecurity

  • Experience with development methodologies, including COTS analysis and selection

  • Experience with designing cloud-ready, independent applications and systems using open-source products

  • Knowledge of Architectural Modeling, Data Modeling, Software Infrastructure, IT standards, Platform Architecture, Technical risk management, IT Strategic Planning, Software Architecture, or IT Policies

  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Azure

  • Knowledge of Data Management Analytics Platforms and technologies

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience providing architecture-related support to the large federal agencies

  • Experience architecting cloud-based enterprise solutions

  • Experience with EA methodologies, frameworks and Industry best practices on architecture development

  • Experience with cloud-based technologies and processes supporting Enterprise Portfolio systems such as Agency Customer Experience systems, Tax Administration, Case Management, and Internal Operations Systems

  • Knowledge of IT Security compliance specifications such as HIPAA, FISMA, NIST 800-53, and FedRAMP

  • Knowledge of certification and accreditation processes for enterprise government solutions

  • Ability to articulate best practices around the EA function with a focus on emerging cloud, data and analytics technologies

  • Industry certifications in Architecture Frameworks such as TOGAF or FEAF

Clearance:

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

Compensation

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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