Job Description

Camp Pendleton,CA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Theater Security Cooperation Planner

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 someone like you to help create solutions for missions that keep our nation safe.

As a Theater Security Cooperation Planner, you’ll bring your planning, consulting, analytic, tactical, and technical skills to work on projects for our Department of Defense client. You’ll provide guidance to senior military leadership in matters relating to Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) and political-military policy, assist in the development of long-term engagement and exercise design plans aligned to Combatant Command (COCOM) country and regional security cooperation plans, assist in leading and facilitating cross-functional working groups related to TSC planning and execution, and integrate and coordinate TSC engagements with the Global Force Management Process to increase allied and partner interoperability with our client. You’ll help identify, analyze, and evaluate complex systems, policies, and processes.

You’ll impact the work we do supporting Indo-Pacific regional theater security cooperation and the solutions we deliver for enhanced military readiness. You served your country as a seasoned Senior Staff Non-Commissioned Officer or Commissioned Officer —now, continue your mission with us. Grow your career with us as you help solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems for allied and partner interoperability.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with the Marine Corps Planning Process or Military Decision-Making Process

  • Experience on the staff of a General and Flag officer level Joint or Expeditionary command

  • Experience with security cooperation at the tactical or operational level

  • Experience with working in political and military affairs and with foreign military partners

  • Experience with serving as an exercise planner and operational planning team lead

  • Knowledge of Department of Defense security cooperation policies

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with security cooperation planning process and the development of security cooperation engagement plans

  • Experience with Indo-Pacific Command Area of Responsibility and Central Command Area of Responsibility

  • Experience with Service level global force management

  • Experience with the Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP)

  • Experience with the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC)

  • Experience in working with operational plan (OPLAN) assessment

  • Ability to develop products, briefs, and orders and analyze policy at an executive level

  • Graduate of Marine Corps Command and Staff College or Service equivalent


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 $58,300.00 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

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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