Job Description

Langley AFB,VA,US
Remote Work:
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Data Architect

The Challenge:

For an organization to transform in today’s digital world, it needs to properly collect, store, and organize 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 manage their data assets. We’re looking for an experienced data architect like you to deliver leading-edge solutions for an Air Command's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission.

As a data architect, you’ll use your extensive technical expertise to design data architectures to support data science, data engineering, and data visualization. You’ll resolve routine data architecture issues in collaboration with technical teams by providing advice on data warehousing or data mesh methods and approaches, analyzing data architecture business needs, and working with project staff to make decisions and recommendations on future data architecture developments. You will apply a wide range of Big Data and Cloud 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.

This team will deliver world class solutions to implement Artificial Intelligence, Automation and data Augmentation (AAA) and cloud strategy across the ISR enterprise by modernizing the digital environment to meet the requirements of Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2), Advance Battle Management System (ABMS), the Sensing Grid, Agile Combat Employment (ACE), the Intelligence Community’s (IC) Augmenting Intelligence with Machines (AIM), Information Environment, and Information Technology Environment strategies.

You’ll also provide mentoring and training for our mission partners, educating them about data architecture, data science, data engineering, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Your advanced consulting skills and extensive technical expertise will guide clients as they navigate the landscape of data, algorithms, tools, and frameworks. With your drive to establish processes and lead technological innovation, you’ll make a lasting impact on the ISR mission.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with data architecture, data warehousing, and data governance
  • 3+ years of experience leading business process reengineering, business process assessment, or business architectural development
  • 3+ years of experience developing highly responsive data structures, metadata capture strategies, ontologies, and data dictionaries
  • 3+ years of experience leading data operations teams to develop architecture or extract-transform-load (ETL) data pipelines
  • 3+ years of experience managing an enterprise data catalog for a large organization
  • Experience with cloud technology supporting scalable data solutions
  • Knowledge of database development and administration, including process and software
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience managing classified data as well as sensitive data
  • Experience working on multi-disciplinary Agile teams
  • Experience working with the Air Force
  • Knowledge of DoD enterprise data and systems
  • Knowledge of ISR capabilities, including sensing effects across multiple domains and how these effects can be leveraged in GEOINT, SIGINT, and MASINT sensed environments
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master's degree
  • Amazon Certified Solutions Architect or Associate Certification


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

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you’ll have access to a wealth of training resources through our Analytics University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and state-of-the-art 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.


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.

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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