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Cloud Application Architect, Lead

The Opportunity:  

Everyone is trying to “harness the cloud,” but not everyone knows how. As a cloud computing application architect, you know how to create a cloud-based technical architecture that meets client needs and takes advantage of cloud capabilities. What if you could use your cloud architecture skills to improve to help modernize and secure wide access to an enterprise API ecosystem of a large government data organization? We need you to help us develop cloud-based solutions for some of the government's toughest data challenges.

As a Cloud Computing Application Architect on our team, you’ll serve as a critical contributor on a team that designs, manages, and integrates cloud applications and resources in support of a modern enterprise API ecosystem. You will manage and streamline infrastructure and cloud resources supporting gateways, public marketplaces, and application security to meet the needs of the organization and the platform's end users. You will ensure end users can operate in a highly functional, available, and secure cloud environment by implementing use of industry standards to streamline day to day processes.

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have:  

  • 7+ years of experience working with software development teams  
  • 5+ years of experience with AWS and Azure   
  • Experience designing and implementing large scale architectures on Azure and AWS
  • Experience with Azure services, including API management and Developer Portal, Application Gateway, and Active Directory
  • Experience architecting solutions for high availability, disaster recovery, and security in Azure and AWS environments
  • Experience with load balancing, SSL, Wed Application Firewalls, and layer 7 routing
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree 

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) using Terraform and Azure Resource Manager 
  • Experience implementing application security policies and access contracts using OAuth 2.0, SAML, Federation, and SSO
  • Experience developing Linux-based solutions using commercial Cloud 
  • Experience with Kubernetes  
  • Experience with hybrid and multi-cloud environments
  • Experience deploying and maintaining databases and document stores
  • Experience deploying and managing logging and monitoring solutions supporting rapid deployments 

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 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 $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (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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