Big Data Architect, Senior

The Challenge:  

Are you looking for an opportunity to not just develop software, but to build a system that will help protect the integrity of the mission related to a national intelligence agency? As a Big Data Architect SME, you can solve a problem with a complete end-to-end solution in a fast-paced, agile environment. We’re looking for a developer with the advanced skills needed to build data pipelines using a big data architecture to glean key insights from vision to production-ready system.

This role is more than just coding. We need a full-stack developer who will use their passion to learn new tools and techniques, identify and implement system improvements, and mentor teammates. Using Hadoop, NiFi, and Kafka along with languages, such as Python, you’ll build data flows which transform data into useable insights. You’ll analyze the needs and the environment to make sure the solution you’re developing considers the current architecture and operating environment, as well as future functionality and enhancements. Join us as we build systems to change within an agency that supports our national interests for the better.

Empower change with us


You Have:

-Experience with data architecture, engineering, and Extract Transform Load (ETL)

-Experience with developing solutions to automate data integration and data management processes, including Extract Transform Load (ETL), and data cleansing and enrichment

-Experience with conducting organizational and technology assessments to implement new large data initiatives

-Experience with open-source data ingestion tools, including Nifi, Spark

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-Bachelor's degree


Nice If You Have:

-Experience in data governance and data management practices with an emphasis on Federal and industry standard models, including DAMA DMBOK, TOGAF, DODAF, or FEA DRM 

-Experience with utilizing statistical process control (SPC) to monitor and control the data analytics pipeline

-Experience with presenting to senior executives and communicating complex issues to a broad audience for gaining approvals

-Experience with analytical technologies used in enterprise reporting, including Tableau, Qlik, Looker, OBIEE, or equivalent

-Experience with leading teams of 5-10+ staff members, including providing both technical task and administrative leadership

-Experience in supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment

-Knowledge of basic concepts in CS and data science, including machine learning and artificial intelligence

-Ability to work independently and address ad-hoc challenges

-Ability to explain advanced concepts to team members, users, and clients

-Secret clearance



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

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 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.

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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