Data Architect, Senior

The Opportunity:

You are an innovative technologist, who will be tasked with solving complex data problems with real-world impacts by applying industry-leading solutions and approaches. Lead the way in defining the capabilities, technical stack, and cloud architecture to deliver next-level data insight and analytics solutions. You will consult and partner with our clients to define and implement data solutions across a variety of problem sets. As an industry expert, you will be empowered to design solutions that will deliver material benefits to our business, while ensuring the underlying infrastructure is compliant with enterprise requirements for security, scalability, and performance. You will also have opportunities to build, mature, and pass along your skills across Data, Cloud, and DevSecOps. 

By collaborating with other technologists across Booz Allen and our clients, you will help define a target state vision for data and how modern cloud technologies can support this vision, while connecting the dots across existing enterprise systems to maintain data integrity and business continuity. Since elements of this architecture will be new, you will play a pivotal role in driving adoption and learning and applying new technologies. Your technical expertise will be vital as you work with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams to ensure standards are met throughout the build and migration process. We are driving transformational change in how our clients harness their vast troves of data, and we need you to drive the vital changes that will make that possible! This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience architecting and implementing cloud-based data solutions, including cloud migration strategies and data management solutions that address all aspects of data usage, governance, and lifecycle management 
  • 3+ years of experience with Enterprise Architecture in Big Data and Data Warehousing to include data warehousing querying solutions, including Apache Hive and Amazon Athena, and Cloud Data Warehouse Services, including AWS Redshift, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, and Snowflake
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud service providers, including AWS, Azure, or Google 
  • Experience with distributed storage technologies, including Hadoop, Spark, or public cloud object storage such as AWS S3 or Azure Blob
  • Experience integrating with and managing relational databases, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or SQL Server 
  • Experience with data pipeline and ETL technologies, including Informatica, Apache Airflow, Apache NiFi, StreamSets, or AWS Glue 
  • Experience with several programming languages common to data practitioners, including Python, Java, R, Javascript, SQL, Scala, or bash
  • Knowledge of distributed data processing technologies, including Apache Kafka, Spark, or Databricks
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 
  • Bachelor’s degree ​

Nice If You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience building or maintaining software systems to include software engineering, API development, data pipeline development, or data infrastructure management 
  • 3+ years of experience participating in an agile DevOps build and release environment 
  • Experience with DevSecOps tools, including Kubernetes, Docker, Git, Jenkins, Atlassian, SonarQube, Gradle, Ansible, or Nagios 
  • Experience implementing protocols, including REST, SOAP, MQ, TCP/IP, and JSON 
  • Experience with EA modeling and visualization tools, including System Architect, Troux, Metis, Mega, Tableau, Enterprise Elements, iGrafx, or Visio 
  • Knowledge of data service and deployment frameworks, including Spring, Docker, and Kubernetes 
  • Knowledge of security and access control methods for data protection in structured and unstructured data 
  • Ability to organize and lead technical teams in Kanban, Agile, or DevOps processes in production environments 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, CS, or related field preferred; Master’s degree a plus 


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

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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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

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