Job Description

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Fort Walton Beach,FL,US
Chief Aviation Solutions Engineer

Key Role:

Tackle complex technical challenges to meet test and operations mission needs, including the application of hardware and software solution engineering, digital engineering, and technical management in support of the pursuit and delivery of complex, large-scale embedded, and system-level technology programs. Play a key role envisioning and executing a strategic roadmap that crosses multiple market verticals and business domains. Work closely with government clients, senior technical experts, and junior solution development teams to define solutions for key client mission needs. Maintain responsibility for shaping strategic initiatives, evaluate emerging technologies, develop repeatable solutions that scale across multiple market verticals, and form and lead cross-disciplinary teams and strategic partnerships in alignment with broader business strategies and goals. Lead highly technical growth efforts, including digital design, solution architecture, client interaction, proposal development, and pricing. Play a pivotal role in the development of Booz Allen as an engineering solution firm. Build cross-functional teams of engineering professionals and mentor team members on how to enhance their technical skills and build a big picture perspective about different components of a technology solution and how they fit together. Promote Booz Allen's brand awareness and provide mission and technical thought leadership by participating in conferences.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with leading large teams and programs, developing strategies, and growing business

  • Experience with working across technology and analytics capabilities

  • Experience with mentoring, developing, and managing highly productive leaders and a team that can win new business, developing engineering solutions, and leading large-scale, complex captures and proposals

  • Experience in a DoD environment

  • Ability to transform legacy to a digital engineering platform

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a matrixed environment and apply a track record as a business leader and innovator

  • Ability to align hardware and software solutions with business needs and create innovative approaches to address client requirements

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in a military aviation environment preferred.

  • Experience with guiding the translation of engineering solutions into digital engineering models

  • Experience with DoD weapons and/or delivery platforms

  • Experience with leading large-scale, transformation or modernization programs for the DoD

  • Knowledge of legacy Gen 4 aircraft technology systems

  • Ability to provide architect solutions for complex engineering solution proposals

  • Possession of excellent management and analytical skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Top Secret clearance preferred

  • Master's degree preferred


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 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 $139,400.00 to $259,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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