Big Data Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in Data Engineering? What if you could find a position that is tailor made for your mix of architecture, innovation, engineering, and communication skills? Many organizations struggle dealing with their big data and analytic challenges, leading to astronomical costs, operational inefficiencies, and insecure platforms. That’s why we need you, an experienced Data Engineering leader, to help us shorten the time it takes to get critical solutions designed and develop, and into the hands of clients who are focused on delivering business value in the most efficient ways possible.

As a Senior Big Data Engineering leader on our commercial team, you’ll work with senior clients, executives, and other cybersecurity leaders to design, develop, and lead implementations of complex big data solutions for some of the world’s largest Fortune 100 companies. You’ll work with other seasoned leaders within the commercial data engineering team to deliver scalable, highly efficient solutions across AWS, Azure, and on premises environments, while leading a diverse team of staff to deliver production ready systems in exciting, fast paced environments. We’re looking for an experienced professional like you with excellent technical and communication skills to join our rapidly growing team!

Using your software engineering experience, you’ll help analyze the environment to ensure that your team’s solutions consider the current architecture and operating environment, as well as future functionality and enhancements. You’ll strengthen your skills as you master new tools and techniques while helping to identify and implement system improvements; all while solving the cybersecurity challenges of some of the world's largest corporations. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Work with us as we develop systems to create change for the better.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience with big data application design and deployments

-5+ years of experience with designing solutions in AWS or Azure

-5+ years of experience with programming in Java or Python

-3+ year of experience with leading and mentoring other staff

-Experience with design and implementation of complex systems data storage, analytics, and ETL

-Experience with distributed message queues such as Kafka

-Ability to collaborate with others effectively and lead teams

-Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

-HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with optimizing data pipelines to reduce costs, data volumes, or reduce query times

-Experience in parsing data for consumption with SIEM tools, including Splunk or Sentinel

-Experience in working with security tools and data sets, including firewalls and proxies

-Experience with implementing networking solutions to connect networks securely to cloud environments, including building VPN tunnels

-Ability to write and maintain serverless code, including Azure functions and AWS Lambda

-Ability to cross collaborate with other market and sales teams to capture new work

-AWS Solutions Architect Certification or similar


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

The salary for this position will be determined based on various factors. The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 110,000 to 155,000.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have 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 that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site boot camps, 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.

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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