Exercise Planner

The Opportunity:

Do you want to use your creativity, problem-solving, and storytelling skills to improve organizational mission performance in global defense? You understand there is no single or easy solution to prepare for the unforeseen. By creating and testing real-world scenarios, you know how to help defense organizations make faster and smarter decisions based on data.

As an exercise planner on our team, you’ll develop, implement, and measure the effectiveness of plans and procedures for clients, creating rich content using the government training systems, Adobe, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint to help you tell a realistic story. You’ll listen to client challenges and identify threats, gaps, or risks that need to be explored and provide a safe space for recommendations that will make lasting, real-world impact.

As a leader in the firm’s exercise planning and support field, you’ll have the chance to work cross-functionally with wargame analysts, operations researchers, or senior leadership on projects that are making an impact on critical missions. You’ll share your expertise and collaborate with the industry’s best trainers and coaches through our custom “Train the Trainer” programs like planners from across the staff, other DoD organizations, and senior leaders.

Bring your skills to Booz Allen and discover solutions that will shape the future and help DOD organizations thrive.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience in planning and executing a Component or Joint Exercise Program

  • Experience with the Five Stages of the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC)

  • Knowledge of Joint, Bilateral, and Unilateral Exercises

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time

  • Secret clearance 

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • 8+ years of experience at the brigade level and above

  • Experience with Maritime Operations

  • Experience in organizational leadership

  • Experience with using MS Office applications, including MS Office 365 

  • Knowledge of the aspects of Multi-Domain Operations

  • Ability to take an exercise from the concept phase, plan the exercise, prepare, and provide senior level concept of operation brief 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills  

  • TS/SCI clearance

Clearance:  

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.

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and intelligence. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want. 

Challenging projects – Whether training analysts on military equipment through VR technology; developing a simulation capability to allow teams to rehearse missions together; or integrating RFID tags into mobile devices to enable data access within a geo parameter, you’ll get to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. 

Meaningful work – Use your skills to empower change. Your work will keep citizens and warfighters safe and well both at home and abroad. 

State-of-the-art technology – Broaden your intelligence capabilities with digital forensics, telematics, precision navigation, secure mobile operations, and advanced analytics. 

New skills – In-house experts and partnerships with tech leaders, like Nvidia and Splunk, mean you can get practical experience with advanced GPU technologies, cyber security, and data science. 

Room to grow – You’ll be inspired to grow your career while making your ideas a reality thanks to new opportunities across the U.S. and abroad, encouraging mentors, and collaborative colleagues.

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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