Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0190121
GIS Data Architect

The Opportunity:

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 Federal Drug Administration.  

As a data architect on our data team, you’ll use your extensive technical expertise to design data architecture solutions for in AWS. You’ll resolve routine data architecture-related issues in collaboration with business analysts and technology teams by leading data warehousing methods and approaches, working with project staff to make decisions and recommendations on future data architecture developments.

In this role, you’ll grow your technical expertise, apply best practices and use tools like AWS and Neo4J. You’ll guide your team as it designs, defines, develops, and tests cloud solution components, and you’ll serve as a liaison between clients and developers to ensure that requirements are fulfilled and solutions are delivered.  

With your drive to establish processes and lead technological innovation, you’ll make a lasting impact.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:   

  • 7+ years of experience with leading business process assessment, reengineering, or architectural development
  • Experience working with graph databases such as Neo4J
  • Experience working with geospatial data
  • Experience designing and modeling enterprise data warehouse solutions, including design and implementation, and system administration
  • Experience creating conceptual, logical, and physical data models
  • Ability to design, create, and manage tables in PostgreSQL RDS
  • Ability to monitor database performance and implement performance tuning
  • Ability to analyze and optimize SQL queries to reduce execution time and resource consumption
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience designing data pipeline architecture for data ingestion into Big Data and multi-cloud platforms
  • Experience with software development using languages such as Python
  • Experience with cloud-based data platforms and the ability to assess, design, and implement internal organization process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability
  • Ability to articulate complex data architecture topics with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Automated Test Tool Certifications or Training
  • Foundation or Advanced Tester Certification

  

Vetting:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.

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. 

Compensation

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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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