Job Description

Silver Spring,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Data Architect

The Opportunity:

Are you an interested in a Data Architect role looking to shift the way the world works? Then we are looking for someone like you to be a Data Architect with expertise leading the development of modern, cloud based enterprise data architectures that support business operations, advanced analytics, business intelligence and data science initiatives within the federal government. You'll use your foundation in technologies with AWS tech stack (Redshift, Glue, etc.), Databricks, Spark, Pyramid Analytics, and SAS. In this role, you'll lead the design and implementation of data architecture(s) that support the organization's business operations, data analytics and data science needs. Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure data availability, reliability, and performance while adhering to best practices and industry standards. You will drive to establish processes and lead technological innovation, and you’ll make a lasting impact on the healthcare industry.

Join us. The world can't wait.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience in data architecture including with AWS tech stack such as S3, RDS, RedShift, or Glue, Databricks, Spark, Pyramid Analytics, and SAS
  • Experience in data modeling, data pipeline processes, and data warehousing, and problem-solving and communication
  • Experience in data governance and data security best practices
  • Experience with feature delivery and understanding the tradeoffs of a solution or product
  • Experience with applying Agile Methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, or SAFe
  • Knowledge of data technologies and tools, including open source
  • Knowledge on appropriate implementation of security measures and access controls to protect sensitive data
  • Ability to provide thought-leadership to clients across business and technical project dimensions solving complex business requirements 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in cloud-based data platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience in establishing data quality standards and procedures to identify and rectify data anomalies and inconsistencies
  • Experience in overseeing creation and maintenance of metadata repositories that document data lineage, data definitions, and data transformation processes
  • Ability to support the definition of data models, schemas, and data dictionaries to support data integration, analytics, and reporting requirements within a medallion architecture
  • Ability to support data governance processes that maintain data quality, security, and compliance
  • Ability to work closely with data scientists, analysts, and business stakeholders to understand their data requirements
  • Ability to be accountable for ensuring the business and technical architecture of the delivered solution matches client technical and functional requirements, and commits to client success
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Databricks, SAS, or related technologies certifications


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 $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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