Air Operations Plans Analyst, Senior

The Opportunity:

As an expert in defense missions, your unique background inspires you to think bigger, push further, and ask questions others don’t. We need your extensive industry knowledge and advisory skills to solve some of our client's most complex problems and find solutions that keep our nation safe.

As an Air Operations Plans Analyst, you’ll bring your military air operation subject matter expertise to work alongside thought leaders in military posture planning on service projects to develop long-range air operations plans supporting the Department of Defense. You’ll use your skills and expertise to research, analyze, develop plans, and make recommendations for long-range air operations and exercises.

Work with us to bring innovative solutions to complex challenges by contributing your expertise to the Joint Force Commander's long-range planning efforts which will enable the Department of Defense to operate confidently and effectively in the Indo-Pacific Region.

You served your country as an airman, now continue your mission with us. Further your career while creating mission-forward solutions that matter.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience executing air operations-centric exercises and operations
  • 5+ years of experience planning military air operations using the Joint Operation Planning Process for Air (JOPP-A) process
  • Experience with aeronautical rating as a Pilot, Navigator, Combat Systems Officer (CSO), or Air Battle Manager (ABM)
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Graduate of Intermediate Level Professional Military Education correspondence or in-residence

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience in a service component operational level center or coordination cell, including an Air Operations Center (AOC) or Joint Operations Center (JOC)
  • Experience with staff at the Numbered Air Force level such as a 3-star General Headquarters, or above
  • Knowledge of JOPP-A and Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) processes
  • Ability to lead and facilitate military planning teams
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other services and foreign governments and militaries
  • Ability to create verbal and written communication products for clients, including presentations, plans, and orders
  • Ability to present high-level program initiatives at the Major Service Component and Combatant Command levels
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communications skills


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 $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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