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Munitions and Energetic Systems Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity:

What if you could use your engineering expertise to develop next-generation defense tools and technology? As a lead engineer, you’ll engage inleading-edge munitions and subsystem technologies critical to national defense for advancing fuzing, warheads, propulsion, survivability, and munitions power technologies. We need your skills and expertise in advanced energetic to develop creative solutions that directly impact the Warfighter.

As a Munitions and Energetics Systems Lead Engineer, you’ll develop and apply advanced systems methods, theories, and research techniques to munitions technology. You’ll support the development of plans and strategies to advance, develop, and transition munitions and energetics science and technology (S&T). You will coordinate with stakeholders and technical teams and manage munitions S&T investment. You will be a part of a team to provide support to the program manager in munitions and energetics coordinating activities, meetings, and convening events.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 15+ years of experience with Ordnance in support of DoD Research, Development, Test, or Evaluation
  • Experience with Ordnance Engineering activities and advanced energetics technologies
  • Experience in coordinating and planning with DoD, Government, or Industry activities for munitions or energetics systems research, development, testing, or application
  • Knowledge of DoD munitions and energetics requirements, qualifications, and applications
  • Knowledge of the issues affecting the U.S. energetics technology and production industrial base
  • Ability to communicate information on the generation of munitions and energetics technology, including presentations, documentation, and content for senior-level government stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently to develop recommended methodologies and approaches to resolving a strategic or tactical issue, consolidating government and industry perspectives, and presenting a recommended way forward
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with the different perspectives of an issue and making appropriate decisions and recommendations
  • Ability to think strategically and comprehend the tactical details of an issue
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail and address multiple assignments concurrently
  • Possession of excellent leadership and listening skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret 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 $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (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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