System Architect in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Number: R0040545

System Architect

The Challenge:

At a certain point, experience-based system design can start to look like clairvoyance. When you’ve developed so many systems that you can not only orchestrate the best solution for any technology based challenge, but you can also anticipate and preempt future issues, you’re a solutions architect. You’ve evolved your skills into strategy through a long path of software development accomplishments and the curiosity to understand how all of the pieces of an IT ecosystem fit together. Are you ready to use your combination of knowledge, skill, and experience to tackle the toughest challenges in the finance industry?

As a solutions architect on our team, you'll translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan by crafting architecture products, design specifications, statements of work, requirements, and scripts. Through your leadership, we’ll help transform the way tax processing and revenue protection 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 mentor the next set of developers to help them grow into tomorrow’s solutions architects. Join us and build the future of technology in tax processing and revenue protection]for the better.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience in technical architecture with all aspects of solution delivery from design through development, testing, and implementation with extensive technical breadth in the IT industry involving multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments

-Knowledge of large relational database management systems, including SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL

-Knowledge of NoSQL technologies, including document databases and data interchange formats, such as XML and JSON
-Ability to design and participate in the development of standards and key design patterns focused on Cloud solutions for large complex applications, including systems that exchange information across functional business lines
-Ability to deliver microservices and REST API programs providing services to both internal and external clients
-Ability to code in various programming languages, including C#, .NET, Java, Python, JavaScript, AngularJS, REACT, and HTML/CSS
-Ability to lead, providing clear technical direction in the face of conflicting requirements or ambiguity and interact with and provide architectural design guidance to team members
-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:
-Experience with DevOps culture and practices
-Experience with Cloud-native architectures or compatible architecture patterns favoring AWS and Azure platform
-Experience with using agile methodologies to analyze the system and engage in full life cycle development

-Knowledge of DevOps technologies, processes, and tools

-Knowledge of the architecture discipline, processes, concepts, and best practices

-Ability to ensure internal software meets requirements of quality, security, modifiability, and extensibility

-Ability to share, communicate, and collaborate on ideas clearly, both orally and in writing with product managers, business partners, and technical resources

-Possession of excellent leadership, influence, and mentoring skills
-Possession of excellent creative thinking, problem-solving, planning, time management, and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work


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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