Enterprise Architect, Lead

The Challenge:

Everyone is trying to “harness the power of the cloud,” but not everyone knows how. As a cloud computing application architect, you know how to build 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 the lives of our nation’s veterans? We need you to help us develop cloud-based solutions for some of our VA client's toughest challenges.

As a leader on our team, you’ll lead our architecture strategy and work with our Solution Architects to validate architectural runway and incrementally evolve capabilities in alignment with VA Enterprise Architecture, Agile Standard Operating Framework (ASOF), and VA Product Line Architecture (PLA) Guidelines. You will also will also lead delivery of products to advance our objective of creating scalable and self-sustaining PTs. This is an opportunity to use the latest cloud technologies as you look for ways to improve your client’s environment using current cloud capabilities. Your technical expertise will be vital as you work with our VA client to inform strategy and design and ensure standards are met throughout the cloud migration process. You’ll recommend tools and solutions based on your research of the current environment and knowledge of various on premise, cloud based, and hybrid resources. You’ll use your experience to guide your team as they help the client overcome their most difficult challenges in the cloud. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia. 

Ready to transform healthcare with cloud technology?

Work with us as we build systems to change Veterans Affairs for the better.  

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience with software or system design

  • Experience leading architecture for large engagements including with both legacy and cloud system deployments

  • Experience with End-End cloud solution architecture, design and deployment

  • Experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture patterns and standards

  • Ability to engage senior business and technical decision makers

  • Ability to understand and translate business and end user requirements and explain complex technical solutions in a succinct manner

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with standards for open systems architectures, the OSI and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards

  • Experience with Federal Government regulations, compliance and system authorization

  • Experience working in agile development scenarios

  • Experience with data migration or modelling

  • Experience with databases and data warehouses

  • Experience with Authentication and authorization, Identity management, Cryptography, PKI or HSPD-12

  • Experience with FedRAMP or TIC 2.2/3.0

  • Knowledge of API and other integration technologies and standards

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Cloud platform Certifications Salesforce, Dynamics 365, Azure, AWS, or Pega


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $150,000 to $190,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.  

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • experts in virtually every field

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

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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