Job Description

Fort Meade,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Defensive Cyber Operations Planner

Key Role:
Provide in-depth and technical knowledge in DoD planning to analyze orders and meet client mission objectives. Support the execution of deliberate and crisis plans. Provide guidance and assistance to Crisis Action Team, Boards, Bureaus, Centers, Cells, and Working Groups, including DoD, exercise support, and Maritime Planning Groups. Assist with drafting, coordinating, and attaining approval of plans and orders to subordinate commanders, external agencies, and combatant commands. Participate in joint planning to support initiatives. Analyze Concepts of Operations for the forces bringing them together in a global and holistic mission with clear guidance on how to operate and standardize and defend networks proactively. Standardize tactics, techniques, and procedures and expertise for all forces across the client and provide clearly stated operational needs to the client. Work independently with minimal oversight.

Basic Qualifications:   

  • 7+ years of experience with supporting military or government cryptologic or defensive cyber missions

  • Experience in mission planning with a military or government Operational Planning Team (OPT)

  • Experience with end point security, including cloud-based internet isolation (CBII), Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE), and Spinnaker

  • Experience with data analytics

  • Knowledge of service component relationships with higher level commands and subordinate task forces

  • Ability to conceptualize, develop, and staff courses of action through organization leadership to orchestrate employment of DoD capabilities worldwide

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • HS diploma or GED   

Additional Qualifications:   

  • Experience with drafting, coordinating, and attaining approval of plans and orders

  • Experience with joint planning to support DoD initiatives

  • Experience with drafting Navy Orders, tasking order, and operations order

  • Experience with developing concepts of operation (CONOP)

  • Experience as an Action Officer (AO)

  • Experience as an IP Officer

  • Experience with Navy Cyber Protection Teams (CPT)

  • Bachelor's degree preferred



Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.


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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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