Job Description

Fort Meade,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Cyberspace Exercise Planner, Senior

Key Role:

Apply a broad understanding of how to organize diverse groups to build a shared understanding of complex challenges. Facilitate collective problem-solving, analysis, and implementation of new solutions and best practices. Develop exercise plans and directives through the application of operational art and operational design, and by using the Joint Planning Process (JPP) through the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC). Provide input to briefings, transition concepts to execution, and assist in the coordination of joint operational planning in support of training and exercises. Provide input to address shortfalls, prioritize and validate requirements, and modify planning efforts based on the changing Cyberspace environment. Monitor and review strategies, doctrine, policies, directives, and instructions related to education and training from higher echelon headquarters and make recommendations to ensure compliance and consideration in planning efforts and directed wargames as required. Contribute to data analysis to design accurate and realistic exercise materials that result in improved organizational mission performance. Participate in response cells replicating staff processes and products of the Joint Staff and Combatant Command Headquarters. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with JPP, JOPES, and APEX planning formats and guidance as a Joint Operations Planner

  • Experience with leading or materially contributing to the design, planning, organizing, and executing of Combatant Command or Service-Component level Command Post Exercises, Staff Exercises, or Field Training Exercises

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with briefing and delivering training to senior military and civilian leaders

  • Experience with exercise planning at the Service Component or Combatant Command level

  • Experience with project management processes and principles

  • Knowledge of the Joint Training Program (JTP) and JELC doctrine and processes

  • Advanced Service Planner Certification, including SAMS, SAASS, or JAWS


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.


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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 $65,400.00 to $149,000.00 (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
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  • 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.

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