Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Vandenberg AFB,CA,US
Requirements and Resources 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 Requirements and Resources Planner, you’ll develop requirements on behalf of your superiors. You will advise the primary staff and Commander on requirement issues, identifying and documenting operational capability gaps and shortfalls, and supporting U.S. space forces advocacy of capabilities required to meet the Command's operational needs. You'll conduct force management and analysis, integrating future concepts, coordinating mission capability needs, and advocating for space system development. As a planner you'll ensures that appropriate decision support tools and assessment processes are in place to enhance operational capabilities. Additionally, this role collaborates with stakeholders to develop and assess requirements for defense capabilities, estimates lifecycle costs, and contributes to the design and implementation of efficient business processes.

You served your country—now, continue your mission with us. Grow your career with us as you help solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems for our client.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 6+ years of experience in force management, analysis, and requirements development within the U.S. Government, including the DoD branch of service

  • Experience with estimating lifecycle costs associated with maintaining systems

  • Experience with the allocation and management of resources within a U.S. government organization, including budgetary planning, distribution, and oversight 

  • Knowledge of defense acquisition processes and lifecycle cost estimation

  • Ability to conduct force management and analysis, integrating future concepts, mission capability needs, and weapons system development

  • Ability to coordinate support for emerging technologies and command and control architecture across mission areas

  • Ability to develop and assess requirements for space capabilities in collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience working in the S8 or J8 for the Department of Defense branch of service

  • Experience with process documentation and process improvement methods

  • Experience developing and managing procedures and documents

  • Knowledge of USSPACECOM Operational Concepts, Doctrine, Total Force Structure Management Systems, Defense Acquisition Lifecycle Management, and Joint Capability Development and Integration

  • Knowledge of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) processes

  • Knowledge of Joint vs. Service level operations

  • Possession of excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Possession of analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Possession of excellent communication and collaboration abilities

  • Possession of SharePoint and Access skills


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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