Job Description

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Solutions Architect

The Opportunity:  

To achieve an organization’s mission, leaders need strong team members who can create processes, communicate requirements, and develop innovative solutions throughout the execution of the mission. Whether completing an immediate task, recognizing a process gap, recommending a solution, or flexing to support an emerging requirement, our clients need a consultant who can help manage operations while managing responses to external inquiries in a timely manner. That is why we need you, an experienced Principal Technical Advisor who can provide technical and execution leadership for strategic initiatives, drive world-class technology operations, and advise the CIO and CTO on strategies to implement the ARPA model. 

As part of our team, you'll serve as a strategic technical consultant to the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), helping conceptualize, create, and execute advanced government-funded research and development programs to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone. You'll work with world-class scientists and engineers to support the development of high-impact solutions to society's most challenging health problems. You'll leverage technical expertise to provide strategic assessments of new technologies in support of senior ARPA-H decision-makers. You'll maintain responsibility for producing and presenting findings and recommendations to a team of colleagues and clients on the feasibility and potential impact of future research programs, assisting with the management of current programs, and facilitating the commercialization of successfully developed technologies.  

You'll help clients develop stakeholder management strategies, establish new business processes, and complete research and analysis to determine viable solutions. You will be responsible for managing incoming requirements, facilitating engagements within offices and across the Agency, and being readily available to shift your focus to fulfill emerging client requests. Your attention to detail, flexibility, communication skills, understanding of the client's mission, and problem-solving will enable the mission's success. 

What You’ll Work On

  • Strategic Planning and Advisory: Advise CIO and CTO on technology strategy and infrastructure innovation and improvements. Develop long-term IT roadmaps aligned to business. Identify emerging technologies and assess their impact on the organization. 
  • Technology Leadership: Provide input into the design and implementation of technology solutions. Lead and mentor technical teams. 
  • Project Management: Oversee and manage high visibility, complex IT projects at the executive level. Coordinate across multiple product teams. 
  • Infrastructure and Operations: Oversee the organization's technology infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and reliability.  
  • Strategic Engagement and Communication: Communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical leaders across mission offices. Collaborate with other executives to align IT initiatives to agency OKRs. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 15+ years of experience in technology leadership roles
  • Experience in managing projects at the executive level 
  • Experience with technology infrastructure and operations, including cloud, ITIL, Identity Management, Mobility, and M365 
  • Experience interacting and communicating with senior-level executives, including SES or GS-15 
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to operate independently within a fast-paced start-up environment 
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • SAFe or CompTIA Cloud+ Certification

Nice If You Have:  

  • 15+ years of experience in technology leadership roles with DARPA or another ARPA preferred
  • Experience with U.S. government health organizations 
  • Ability to be self-driven, be a team player and think strategically 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities 
  • Ability to manage multiple short- and long-term projects effectively 
  • Ability to pay strict attention to details and diligent adherence to deadlines and deliverables 
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

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Grow With Us

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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

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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 $110,100.00 to $250,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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.

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