Job Description

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Joint Concept Development SME, Senior

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.

You’ll support Joint Warfighting Development for the DoD. Work in a highly dynamic, fast-paced environment with aggressive project timelines, shaping the Future Joint Force. You’ll serve as part of a Booz Allen team supporting a Joint client with developing military capabilities for multiple combatant command, Military Service, and coalition clients. You’ll provide functional, domain, and regional expertise for the development of future Joint Concepts, and apply advanced consulting skills and technical expertise to develop Joint Concepts and associated supporting documents. You’ll bring an in-depth understanding and expertise of DoD Joint Operational Planning and Joint Concept Development, and develop innovative solutions to complex problems that align with and support the National Defense Strategy and National Military Strategy.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 20+ years of experience with Joint military operations on a Combatant Command or Component Staff
  • 4+ years of experience with Joint or Service Concept Development
  • Experience with a Combatant Command or Senior Service Staff
  • Experience working on complex warfighting problems establishing warfighting requirements and translating abstract ideas or concepts into a coherent document
  • Experience as a professional planner, including Joint Advanced Warfighting School, School of Advanced Warfighting, School of Advanced Military Studies, Maritime Advanced Warfighting School, and School of Advanced Air and Space Studies
  • Knowledge of command relationships and inter-organizational cooperation, including multi-national, interagency, and non-governmental agency coordination
  • Knowledge of National Security Policy and Strategy
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree
  • Graduate of Senior Service School

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Joint Force Development and Design activities
  • Experience with communicating with senior managers and coordinating in verbal and written formats
  • Experience with capturing and refining military capability or information requirements
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Project
  • Ability to write and communicate at the executive level


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 $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (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
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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