Data Architect, Senior

The Challenge:

Our data architects design, build and optimize the data architectures that drive critical mission operations and address some of the most complex problems facing our country and the world today. As a data architect at Booz Allen, you will define solution concepts and implementation architectures for scalable, event-driven and distributed data solutions to enable process automation, analytics, machine learning, IoT, and beyond. Our data architects comprehend data and data management at enterprise scale and translate business-oriented information requirements into technical data solutions by developing and implementing enterprise data strategies for the management and sharing of data for more effective cross-enterprise and inter-enterprise system interoperability. You will leverage expertise in database design, data modeling, data integration, modern data implementations, big data tools, and data exchange standards for cloud, on-premise, and hybrid deployments.

As a member of our data architecture team, you will grow your ability to architect and design enterprise-grade data solutions. Come join our multi-disciplinary team of analysts, architects, data engineers, data scientists, and developers in an agile, fast-paced environment that is pushing the envelope of modern data platform solutions.

You Have:

  • 6+ years of experience within data architecture, data engineering, or database management

  • Experience with software design patterns and data management principles

  • Experience with distributed scalable Big Data, including Apache Spark, Cloudbase, HBase, or Big Table

  • Experience with relational databases, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, AWS RDS, or Azure Database 

  • Experience with cloud services, including AWS Redshift, Azure SQL Database, or Snowflake

  • Ability to show flexibility, initiative, and innovation when dealing with ambiguous and fast-paced situations

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with the design and development of multiple object-oriented systems

  • Experience with event processing or streaming architectures

  • Experience with NoSQL tools, including Hadoop or Accumulo

  • Experience with data pipeline or ETL technologies, including Apache NiFi, StreamSets or AWS Glue

  • Experience with Agile software development

  • Knowledge of application deployment frameworks, including Spring, Docker, or Kubernetes

  • Knowledge of distributed data processing technologies, including Apache Kafka, Spark, or Databricks

  • Knowledge of data security, access control, and data protection techniques


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

Build Your Career:

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • a large business consulting community

  • experts in virtually every field

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, 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. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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