Job Description

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HL7 Messaging Specialist

The Opportunity:  

Are you looking for an opportunity to create a technical synergy that will modernize federal infrastructure? As an integration engineer, you know the importance of ensuring systems work together. You’re eager to apply your consulting experience and technical knowledge to implement creative solutions. 

On our team, you’ll design, develop, and implement solutions for software integration projects across functions or between organizations that will directly impact public health. Using the Agile framework, you’ll work alongside software development engineers to deploy, configure, and integrate software applications. You'll aid in the planning, organizing, and conducting of integration projects that meet design specifications and standards from inception to completion. In this role, you’ll impact the public health space and gain access to opportunities to learn new tools and skills. We focus on growing and collaborating as a team to make the best solutions for our customers.  

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 2+ years of experience with the Nationally Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS)  

  • 2+ years of experience with the creation of Message Mapping Guides (MMG)

  • 2+ years of experience in HL7 mapping or HL7 message processing 

  • Experience with troubleshooting and maintaining healthcare information systems services 

  • Knowledge of healthcare information systems or public health surveillance solutions 

  • Ability to align business and IT strategies and comply with the organization's architectural standards 

  • Ability to serve as a liaison between the health department and IT 

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

  • Bachelor's degree 

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience in systems analysis, design, development, quality assurance, and integration methodologies to develop quality technical solutions 

  • Experience working with State Health Departments 

  • Experience working with ELR, ETOR, or APHL 

  • Experience with HL7 balloting and review process

  • Knowledge of HL7 2.5.1 implementation guides 

  • Knowledge of Mirth, Rhapsody, or Data modeling and extraction tools

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Health Care Administration, or Health Informatics 


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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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.

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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