Job Description

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Technology Scout

The Opportunity:

Are you looking to help the Department of Defense (DoD) identify emerging technologies that might help develop the future joint force? As an experienced professional, you know that innovative technologies offer a range of applications that may influence future military capabilities. We are looking for someone like you to help a Defense client identify early-stage research with the potential to accelerate innovative solutions to complex DoD challenges.

As a member of the Global Technology Watch and Forecasting team, you will conduct detailed analyses of emerging technologies that may have military significance and identify game-changing technologies with commercial and defense applications in development outside of U.S. Government-funded initiatives for further investment. To support your analysis, you will engage with a broad range of technology innovation ecosystems with the potential to accelerate technological advancements and acquisition processes. To aid senior defense leaders, you will prepare briefings, summaries, and papers describing the future technology landscape and areas of collaboration with industry and partners.

Work with us as we help the DoD invest in the next set of emerging technologies.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience in a technology or engineering field
  • Experience writing both technical and non-technical summaries of emerging technologies
  • Experience reviewing technical publications and summarizing key findings
  • Knowledge of defense technology areas
  • Ability to match future technologies with military utility
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience in the application of future technologies in warfighting concepts
  • Experience in research and development activities of future technologies
  • Experience presenting findings to senior leaders and decision makers
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree in a Science or Engineering field


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.

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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 $58,400.00 to $133,000.00 (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

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