Job Description

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Data Engineer

The Opportunity: 

For an organization to transform in today’s digital world, it needs to properly collect, store, and organize its data. Effective data management can enable more efficient operations, yielding more growth. As a data engineer, you know that organizing data can yield pivotal insights when it’s gathered from disparate sources and you know how to apply your creative-thinking and analytical mindset to help organizations manage their data assets. We need an experienced data engineer like you to help our clients leverage modern data practices to support important missions that impact national intelligence.

As a data engineer at Booz Allen, you’ll implement data engineering activities on some of the most mission-driven projects in the industry. You’ll deploy and develop pipelines and platforms that organize and make disparate data meaningful. Here, you’ll work with and guide a multi-disciplinary team of analysts, data engineers, developers, and data consumers in a fast-paced, Agile environment. You’ll use your experience in analytical exploration and data examination while you manage the assessment, design, building, and maintenance of scalable platforms for your clients. In this role, you’ll share your technical expertise, introduce best practices, and support a data science team by helping with database design, data models, ETL processes, data warehouse applications, and business intelligence reports. You’ll support the team as it designs, defines, develops, and tests cloud solution components, and you’ll serve as a liaison between clients and developers to ensure that requirements are met and solutions are delivered. With your motivation to establish processes and facilitate technological innovation, you’ll make a lasting impact on Department of Defense client missions.

Empower change with us.

You Have:   

  • 5+ years of experience with designing, developing, operationalizing, and maintaining complex data applications at enterprise scale within a collaborative, cross-functional team environment

  • 3+ years of experience with creating software for retrieving, parsing, and processing structured and unstructured data

  • 3+ years of experience with building scalable ETL and ELT workflows for reporting and analytics

  • 3+ years of experience with data visualization technologies, including Tableau, PowerBI, QlikSense, Grafana, or Kibana

  • Ability to develop scripts and programs for converting various types of data into usable formats and support project team to scale, monitor and operate data platforms

  • Ability to develop specific requirements to serve as the build-to specification for development

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with Python, SQL, Scala, or Java

  • Experience with UNIX and Linux, including basic commands and Shell scripting

  • Experience with a public Cloud, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud

  • Experience with distributed data and computing tools, including Spark, Databricks, Hadoop, Hive, AWS EMR, or Kafka

  • Experience working on real-time data and streaming applications 

  • Experience with NoSQL implementation, including MongoDB or Cassandra

  • Experience with data warehousing using AWS Redshift, MySQL, or Snowflake 

  • Experience with using Databricks to perform data transformations or modeling

  • Knowledge of DoD and DoN authoritative system of record, including DAVE, RDAIS, ADVANA, Jupiter, NEPS, PBIS, PIEE, and AAFDID

  • Secret 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.  


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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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