Booz Allen Hamilton

Alation Data Analyst, Senior

Nov 06, 2023

USA, GA, Atlanta (1349 W Peachtree St NW)

Alation Data Analyst, Senior

The Opportunity: 

As the data governance specialist, you will serve as a key influencer and champion to introducing, maintaining, and driving adoption of data governance standards across the organization. In this role, you will manage all aspects of carrying out data policies and practices related to our enterprise data. Your strong analytical mindset, exceptional business acumen, effective communication skills, and operational excellence will help drive progress and results on our data governance initiatives. Furthermore, your data governance skills and experience will greatly support our mission to enable the business with the right data.

As a Functional Alation Data Analyst, you will play a crucial role in spearheading and implementing data governance standards and practices within our organization. You will serve as a key influencer and champion, driving the adoption of data governance principles and ensuring the effective management of enterprise data. Your expertise in Alation and data governance will be instrumental in enabling our business to make informed decisions and meet regulatory compliance requirements.  

How You’ll Contribute: 

  • In coordination with the Chief Data Officer, create and maintain enterprise data standards and guidelines that reflect the firm’s data strategy and risk tolerance  

  • Collaborate with the firm’s data privacy and cyber security teams to ensure our data policies comply with data privacy and security requirements, including GDPR, CCPA, or CMMC 

  • Manage any enterprise data governance working groups or initiatives 

  • Support the education of data management best practices across the firm 

  • Partner with senior leadership to develop metrics to measure the success of data governance activities  

  • Deliver thought leadership for future data governance and management techniques and processes 

  • Work with us to drive large-scale business and process decisions through data insights

  • Educate and promote data management best practices across the organization, fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience in a data governance, data analysis, data quality, business intelligence, or data management domains role 

  • Experience in implementing data standards, policies, practices, and procedures  

  • Experience with data governance principles and supporting technology 

  • Experience with industry frameworks, including DMBOK, EDM DCAM, or EDM CDMC 

  • Experience with data governance software, including Collibra, Alation, Microsoft Purview, or Informatica 

  • Experience with project management tools and methodologies, including Agile or JIRA 

  • Experience with business intelligence tools, including Tableau or Power BI 

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Technology


Nice If You Have:  

  • Knowledge of privacy and cybersecurity policies and frameworks 

  • Knowledge of logical and physical data modeling concepts 

  • Knowledge of data technologies or capabilities in Azure, Databricks, or Immuta 

  • Ability to quickly build credibility and trust with internal customers and clients 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


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 develop 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 $73,000.00 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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