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Defense Mission Expert

The Opportunity: 
As an expert in defense missions, your unique background inspires you to think bigger, push further, and ask questions others don’t. We need your extensive industry knowledge and advisory skills to guide teams as they solve some of our clients’ most complex problems and find solutions that keep our nation safe. 

As a Defense Mission Expert, you’ll bring your leadership and expertise to support Air Force Aviation operations, manpower, training, and requirements analysis in support of Air Force nuclear, operational, and tactical aviation, training, and C2 employment concepts and system modernization efforts. You’ll support MDC2 Initiatives, Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) AoA, Aircraft modernization, aircrew recruiting, training, experiencing, and retention initiatives, along with C2 related initiatives and projects.

Further your career while creating mission-forward solutions that matter. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 12+ years of experience in USAF air operations and C2 weapon systems with leadership at the squadron, group, or higher level
  • Experience with the employment and operation of USAF, Joint, or Coalition C2 tactical aviation or C2 weapons systems, including Fighters, Bombers, E-4B and NAOC, AWACS, CRC, BCS-F, ASOCT/TACP, AOC, or JSTARS, and ABMS
  • Ability to lead engagements to solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems, and develop evaluation methods to assess service or joint missions, addressing organizational, process, people, or leadership challenges
  • Ability to lead engagements which identify, analyze, and evaluate complex foreign threats or homeland security systems, policies, processes, or instrumentation as part of service or joint missions
  • Ability to provide mission and business perspectives based on senior military experience directing major operational or headquarters functions
  • Ability to provide strategic policy recommendations, direct scientific and technical analysis, and ensure internal leaders or non-service clients better understand the services or joint forces
  • Top Secret clearance  
  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Aeronautical Rating, including Pilot, Navigator, or Air Battle Manager 
  • Graduate of Air Command and Staff, Air War College, or Sister Service Professional Education Course

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with USAF test and evaluation organizations, processes, and methodologies
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top 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 $110,100.00 to $250,000.00 (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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