Booz Allen Hamilton

McLean, VA
10,000+ employees
As a consulting firm with expertise in analytics, digital, engineering, and cyber, we help businesses, government, and military organizations transform.

Data Engineer

Data Engineer

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Data Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Ever-expanding technology like IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence means that there’s more structured and unstructured data available today than ever before. As a data engineer, you know that organizing big data can yield pivotal insights when it’s gathered from disparate sources. We need an experienced data engineer like you to help our clients find answers in their big data to impact important missions—from fraud detection to cancer research to national intelligence.

As a big data engineer at Booz Allen, you’ll implement data engineering activities on some of the most mission-driven projects in the industry. You’ll deploy and develop pipelines and platforms that organize and make disparate data meaningful.

Here, you’ll work with and guide a multi-disciplinary team of analysts, data engineers, developers, and data consumers in a fast-paced, agile environment. You’ll use your experience in analytical exploration and data examination while you manage the assessment, design, building, and maintenance of scalable platforms for your clients.

Work with us to use big data for good.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:   

  • 5+ years of experience with 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, including data warehousing querying solutions, such as Apache Hive or Amazon Athena, and Cloud Data Warehouse Services, such as AWS Redshift, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, or 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 with integrating with or 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 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 with building or maintaining software systems, including software engineering, API development, data pipeline development, or data infrastructure management
  • 3+ years of experience with 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 with 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, or Computer Science, or Master’s degree


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.

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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