Job Description

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Defense Capabilities Experimentation Acquisition Portfolio Analyst

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.

As a defense mission professional, you’ll bring your in-depth understanding and expertise to support a senior defense client in building an enduring acquisition infrastructure for delivering integrated joint, system-of-systems capabilities. You’ll apply leading-edge principles and concepts gained from prior staff officer experience to support dedicated analysis, planning, resource recommendations, and portfolio management necessary to identify and implement innovative ways to deliver technologies. You’ll be a trusted advisor to our clients, and we’ll look to you to proactively identify, analyze, and evaluate complex systems, policies, and processes to address complex DoD acquisition and investment problems. You will operate with substantial latitude to lead and innovate decision analyses for documenting lessons learned from joint pathfinder proposals, the process barriers that they are addressing, and how to efficiently broaden the process reform so that other capabilities can benefit. You’ll guide the work we do in leveraging threat-based mission thread analyses to identify and formulate new proposals for pathfinder efforts that address the senior leadership priorities of operational impact and process reform impact.

You served your country as a seasoned military professional—now, continue your mission with us. Further your career with us as you help solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems across the joint DoD enterprise.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience working with the DoD

  • Experience with the “Big A” Acquisition enterprise, including Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE), Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC), and the Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF)

  • Experience as a self starter, effectively executing the action and staff officer role on OSD, Joint Staff, or Service-level headquarter staff, including developing strategies, decision briefs, and information papers, and analyzing policy documents for the DoD

  • Expertise in developmental or operational testing of prototype systems and technologies that have been demonstrated in realistic environments, and the transition process to field them as enduring operational capabilities

  • Expertise working as part of a cross-functional delivery team, integrating and incorporating detailed technical data from multiple team members into executive level decision-making products, and effectively communicating the findings, insights, and recommendations to senior-level clients

  • Ability to anticipate client and stakeholder requirements, perform proactively while paying strict attention to detail, and work with minimum oversight

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED 

Nice If You Have:  

  • Expertise with tactical use of Intelligence Community Title 50 capabilities, including Service TENCAP initiatives and Combat Support Agency (CSA) processes

  • Experience with Program Management or Capability Portfolio Management

  • Experience writing and synthesizing data from multiple sources into comprehensive technical documents that are easy to comprehend

  • Ability to work independently, creatively, and analytically in a problem-solving environment


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. 


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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