Job Description

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Data Architect, Lead

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.

In this role, you’ll grow your technical expertise, apply best practices, and use tools, including Microsoft SQL, SSIS, such as SQL Server Integration Services, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle, to design databases, build data models, conduct ETL processes, design and manage data warehouse applications, and optimize cloud computing resources. You’ll resolve routine data architecture-related issues in collaboration with business analysts and technology teams by jointly developing user stories along with our business partners and development of data warehousing. You’ll perform as part of a high performing, self-organizing team as it designs, defines, develops, and tests cloud solution components. You'll problem solve alongside both clients and developers to ensure that requirements are met and solutions are delivered.

How You'll Contribute:

  • Design and implement robust data architectures that support the ingestion, storage, and management of large datasets.

  • Develop guidance for data architecture across various cloud service providers, such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure, specifically addressing the ingest, store, analyze and visualize data pipeline.

  • Develop and maintain scalable and reliable data pipelines to facilitate both real-time and batch data processing.

  • Lead the creation and maintenance of API endpoints for data analysis and machine learning models.

  • Drive the adoption of best practices in data security, ensuring compliance with government regulations and industry standards.

  • Oversee the selection and management of appropriate cloud services, such as AWS and Azure, for various data workloads.

  • Spearhead the certification and accreditation processes for all data solutions within regulatory frameworks.

  • Maintain a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies and trends in data architecture, machine learning, and data analytics.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data analytics and machine learning capabilities into broader systems and processes.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to team members, fostering an environment of continuous learning and development.

  • Manage projects, set timelines, and ensure on-time delivery and quality of work.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 10+ years of experience in a data architecture role with cloud-based data architecture

  • 7+ years of experience with software or system design inclusive of AWS and Microsoft Azure Data

  • Experience in data modeling, ETL processes, and data warehousing solutions

  • Experience with cloud services, including AWS and Azure

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture patterns and standards

  • Knowledge of data services, such as AWS Glue and Azure Data Factory

  • Knowledge of API development and management for data operations

  • Knowledge of machine learning frameworks and how to incorporate ML models into scalable data pipelines

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Data Science

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with standards for open systems architectures, the OSI and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards

  • Experience with Federal Government regulations, compliance, and system authorization

  • Experience with working in Agile development scenarios

  • Experience with FedRAMP or TIC 2.2/3.0

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, Generative AI, and Large Language Models

  • Ability to understand and translate business and end-user requirements and explain complex technical solutions

  • Ability to engage senior business and technical decision-makers

  • Ability to problem solve in real time alongside high functioning technical teams and business partners, rapidly propose solutions, and build prototypes and solutions as part of a fast-moving Scrum team

  • Master’s degree in a technical field

  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification



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.  


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 $96,700.00 to $220,000.00 (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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