Job Description

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Operations Planner, Mid

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 someone like you to help create solutions for missions that keep our nation safe. 

As a Defense Mission Professional, 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. As an Operations Planner, 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 track and analyze required actions for the development, delivery, or evaluation of mission products. You’ll plan, manage, and help synchronize complex interrelated tasks using an integrated work plan and a plan of actions and milestones. You’ll perform a variety of operational duties in a staff activity and perform specialized assignments with very little direction. You’ll prepare correspondence, schedules and assist in the preparation of documents supporting the development of contract deliverables and reports. You’ll work directly with senior personnel, program managers, and external organizations in the operational planning, synchronization, execution, and assessment of complex solutions.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 8+ years of experience with supporting DoD and military organization

  • 4+ years of experience with operating on a Combatant Command, Joint, or Service headquarters staff or at Operational-level headquarters

  • Experience with Joint planning and operations

  • Experience with working on complex problems and synchronizing complex interrelated tasks

  • Experience in performing a variety of operational staff duties and specialized assignments with little direction

  • Secret clearance  

  • Associate's degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Project

  • Ability to write and communicate at the executive level in verbal and written formats

  • Ability to respond accurately and quickly to internal and external staff actions

  • Ability to develop and coordinate detailed staff packages

  • Ability to develop concise reports for briefings and deliver them to senior DoD leaders

  • Ability to interpret the intent of a client’s needs effectively and help to shape and form the solution by leveraging team capabilities

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

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. 

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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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