Job Description

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Technical Operations 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 an expert like you to create solutions for missions that keep our nation safe.

As a Technical Operations Planner, you’ll bring your subject matter expertise to work on projects for a Department of Defense client. You’ll conduct, coordinate, and integrate analysis and planning to support special operations plans, operations, activities, and targeting processes or systems. You’ll be a trusted advisor to our clients, and we’ll look to you to identify, analyze, and evaluate complex systems, policies, processes, develop plans and integrate capabilities into planning efforts in various formats, including graphic, written, and verbal. You'll attend meetings and represent the client office to internal and interagency audiences, ensuring unity of effort, coordinated approaches, and appropriate vetting of concepts and applications. You'll provide specific input on strategic and operational plans independently and with minimum oversight, producing efficiencies and enabling you to maintain situational awareness for the client by coordinating laterally with a network of military and civilian professionals throughout the European area of operations, other Combatant Commands, the DoD, and the interagency. While focused on providing recommendations for best application of, and preparation for client capabilities, you'll also support the Security Manger as needed.

You’ll guide the work we do for Defense clients and the solutions we deliver for military missions and defense strategic and operational planning.

Further your career with us as you help solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems for Department of Defense clients.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience planning operations at a 2-star command or higher, including Service or Geographic Combatant Command
  • 1+ years of experience conducting Special Technical Operations (STO) and Special Access Program (SAP) planning
  • Experience with Planning and Decision Aid System (PDAS)
  • Experience developing and presenting information and decision briefs to client senior leaders, including O-6 and higher, higher headquarters, and external stakeholders, clearly articulating detailed and nuanced scientific data for non-subject matter expert decision-makers verbally and in writing with no oversight
  • Experience coordinating SAP activities and plans
  • Knowledge of cyber, electronic warfare, and space operations and capabilities  
  • Ability to coordinate laterally with a network of cyber and electronic warfare military and civilian professionals throughout the European area of operations, other Combatant Commands, the DoD, and the interagency community  
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with Special Operations
  • Experience with planning in the European area of operations
  • Completion of any Joint or Service Special Technical Operations Planner course
  • Completion of any Joint or Service targeting course


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.

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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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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