Data Architect

The Opportunity:  

For an organization to transform in today’s digital world, it needs to properly collect, store, organize, and re-use its data. Effective data management can enable more efficient operations, yielding more growth. As a data architect, you know how to apply your creative thinking and analytical mindset to help organizations analyze and manage their data assets. We’re looking for an experienced data architect like you to deliver leading-edge solutions.

As a data architect, you’ll use your extensive technical expertise to design data architectures to support data science, data engineering, and data visualization, while factoring in how the environment will support analytics and data sharingYou’ll resolve routine data architecture-related issues in collaboration with technical teams by providing advice on data warehousing or data mesh methods and approaches, analyzing data architecture-related business needs, and working with project staff to make decisions and recommendations on future data architecture developments. You will apply a wide range of technologies to propose recommendations for the development of data integration pipelines, scalable data storage environments, Application Programming interfaces (APIs), security procedures, and algorithms used to deliver data faster and more accurately to decision-makers. Along with your team, you will analyze the needs and the environment to ensure development considers the architecture and operating environment as well as future functionality and enhancements. Define and maintain canonical data elements and definitions, data models, policies and business rules, constraints using regular expressions, and reference datasets. You'll develop plans for implementing an enterprise data catalog to identify data quality and data lineage.

We are driving transformational change in how Booz Allen and its clients harness their vast troves of data, and we need you to drive the vital changes that will make that possible! 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 5+ years of experience with DoD data architecture or software systems, including software engineering, API development, data pipeline development, or data infrastructure management
  • 3+ years of experience with developing or analyzing highly responsive data structures, metadata capture strategies, ontologies, and data dictionaries
  • 3+ years of experience with leading business process reengineering, business process assessment, or business architectural development
  • Experience with managing or analyzing an enterprise data catalog for a large organization
  • Knowledge of XML and data exchange standards
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree 

Nice If You Have:   

  • 3+ years of experience with managing classified data and sensitive data
  • Experience in working with the Air Force
  • TS/SCI clearance 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.


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 $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (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.

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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