Job Description

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Database Architect

The Opportunity:

Are you an interested in a Database Architect role looking to shift the way the world works? Then we are looking for someone like you to be a Database Architect to play a pivotal role in our Data Loss Prevention (DLP) program for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As a Database Architect, you will support the design, implementation, and management of the database infrastructure that underpins critical data protection and cybersecurity initiatives. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in database design, optimization, and security in complex, federal environments.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience as a database architect

  • Experience in database management systems, including Oracle, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL

  • Experience with data loss prevention (DLP) and cybersecurity concepts

  • Knowledge of database security best practices

  • Ability to create and maintain data models that represent the organization's data assets accurately

  • Ability to work with project teams to define data structures that support sensitivity tagging, data protection, and compliance requirements

  • Ability to design database security measures to safeguard sensitive data, including collaborate with cybersecurity experts to ensure that databases are protected against threats and vulnerabilities

  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, to design robust and efficient database solutions that support data loss prevention and cybersecurity objectives

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or Electronics Engineering, or Engineering

Nice If You Have:

  • Knowledge of how databases comply with federal regulations, industry standards, and organizational policies related to data protection and cybersecurity

  • Ability to support to database management teams on configurations that ensure data integrity, availability, and performance while adhering to security and compliance standards

  • Ability to design robust backup and recovery strategies for databases, ensuring data availability in the event of system failures or data loss incidents

  • Ability to collaborate with application development teams to integrate databases seamlessly with applications and systems, ensuring data flows efficiently and securely between various components

  • Ability to create and maintain comprehensive documentation for database configurations, schemas, and procedures, ensuring documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and accessible to relevant stakeholders

  • Ability to collaborate with compliance teams to facilitate audits and assessments

  • Possession of analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy


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 develop 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 $58,400.00 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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