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Innovation Lead

The Opportunity:

Are you at the nexus of systems design, architecture, facilitation, and collaboration? Are you passionate about learning and researching industry trends to orchestrate introduction of new technology into a large technical enterprise. You are an innovation lead! You’ve evolved your skills into strategy through a long path of software development or architecture 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 present elegant solutions to complex problems in national security?   

As an Innovation Lead on our team, you'll facilitate technology insertion and partnership, working with clients, an immensely talented and driven team, and industry. Through your leadership, we’ll help transform the way client 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 facilitate and orchestrate partnerships with industry and firm leading capabilities to launch new technology, processes for mission impact. 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 national security for the better.   

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with solutions architecture, enterprise architecture, or as a technical lead 

  • 3+ years of experience with project or product management

  • Experience authoring presentations and technology roadmaps, facilitating client discussions surrounding technology insertion, learning and applying new technologies quickly in a fast-paced client environment, and facilitating discussions with senior program and government staff

  • Experience with evaluating technologies, conducting gap analysis, and performing analysis of alternatives

  • Experience with maintaining industry relationships via conferences, meetups, and evaluating and establishing vendor agreements, including SLAs, License Agreements, or User Agreements

  • Experience with writing technology whitepapers or strategy documents surrounding technology insertion

  • Knowledge of industry leading technologies and processes, including Cloud, Container Orchestration, Microservices, Lakehouse and Data Lake, Data Science, and Agile methodologies

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor's degree 

  • Security+ certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with software development and integration 

  • Experience with data engineering or data science

  • Experience with working on research and development software efforts and initiatives

  • Experience with performing software engineering in support of DoD or IC agencies

  • Experience with Organizational Transformation and Design

  • Experience with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)  


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