Job Description

Location:
Alexandria,VA,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0194673
Strategic Portfolio Action Officer

The Opportunity:

As a defense mission professional, you ask questions others don’t. You understand the nuances of complex situations. You use your skills to think bigger and push further, solving complex problems. We’re looking for an expert like you to create solutions for missions that keep our nation safe.

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical expertise with big picture thinking to make an impact in the Department of Defense (DoD)? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

In this role you will bring in-depth understanding and expertise to one or more aspects of service or joint missions and processes. You’ll develop innovative solutions to complex problems and serve as a risk mitigation action officer to a DoD senior executive responsible for cyber acquisition portfolios and capability development. You’ll lead a mission focused cyber hardening team to coordinate support for service wide cyber risk mitigations for critical missions and weapon systems. You’ll lead collaborative teams and develop and coordinate staffing packages for senior leadership and departmental requirements to task actions to services and combatant commanders.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • Experience with leading teams to meet timelines and deliverables

  • Experience with coordinating and leading meetings, both pre-planned and short notice

  • Experience with tasking systems, such as Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS)

  • Knowledge of existing DoD or interagency cyber policies, strategies, and cybersecurity trends and key issues, such as offensive/defensive operations, Zero Trust, defense industrial base, weapons systems cybersecurity, and critical infrastructure

  • Ability to evaluate policy recommendations for senior DoD and leadership members

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience supporting policy development, legislative affairs or strategic communications for a JS or Service HQ staff office

  • Experience with DoD acquisition policy

  • Experience with the DoD acquisition and budgetary process

  • Experience with the DoD DOTMLPF-P process

  • Knowledge of JCIDS and PPBE processes Experience with using outlook calendar function for complex scheduling actions

  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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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