Lead Data Architect

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


The Lead Data Architect will provide leadership across all functional areas of the contract. They are responsible for providing guidance regarding technical solutions, innovations, and efficiencies. The Lead Data Architect will be responsible for providing senior-level expertise support the customers’ requirements, mission, and objectives, including conceptualizing, creating, and delivering new tools, techniques, and services.  They will provide guidance and leadership on technical solutions, defining data frameworks, leading engineering solutions, data visualization and management, and design to implementation of analytic and data science tools.  The selected individual will apply state-of-the-art techniques and industry best practices for designing, developing, modifying, and troubleshooting technical solutions.



  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance.
  • Requires Bachelors degree in computer science, software engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D.
  • 7+ years of technical expertise to include data science.
  • 5+ years of experience working with data science applications
  • Experience working in a customer data exploitation environment
  • Experience supporting a cloud computing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work and quickly transition across multiple tasks
  • Experience in an IC environment performing in related technical areas
  • Experience with technical leadership and identifying and implementing innovative solutions and efficiencies to include solutions for large data warehouse with various architectures and high-scale or distributed platforms
  • Experience leading large scale software development activities
  • Working knowledge of the customer processes, programs, and policies
  • Demonstrated expert ability to effectively work with senior and executive level Government staff
  • Experience introducing innovation or strategic technical initiatives at the enterprise level

Target Salary Range

$190,000 - $304,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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