Operations Research Analyst

The Opportunity:

Do you want to use your creativity, problem-solving, and technical 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 government organizations make faster and smarter decisions based on data.

As an operations research analyst on our team, you’ll advise and assist on exercise related events, providing analytical, technical, and logistical analysis and recommendations during the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) focused on the Korean Theater of Operations (KTO). Develop Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to assist with JELC management in order to achieve training objectives. Conduct analysis during all phases of the JELC and provide technical recommendations that meet Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) and Training/Readiness (TR) goals as defined within policies and procedures relevant to the client. Attend joint, bilateral, multinational planning conferences, working groups, and site surveys in order to gather data, plan, and provide recommendations to US Government attendees on the conduct of military exercises. Serve in the planning and coordination capacity of the uniformed customer when required, make coordination with adjacent staff sections and subordinate units on the exercise officer’s behalf and serve as continuity and provide guidance using established regional knowledge providing technical recommendations that meet Pacific Theater Security Cooperation, Joint Chiefs of Staff, the US Government, and customer's goals and training objectives. 

As a collaborator in the firm’s consulting team you’ll have the chance to work cross-functionally with wargame analysts, operations researchers, and senior leadership on projects that are making an impact on critical missions.

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

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 8+ years of experience with exercise or operational planning
  • 2+ years of experience in exercise planning, preparation and coordination with adjacent components and HHQ Commands in the Indo-PACOM region
  • Experience in planning and coordinating training in Northeast and Southeast Asia and Korea
  • Knowledge of military organization and culture of joint US Forces and partner allies in the region
  • Knowledge of DoD networks for information gathering, including NIPR, SIPR, and CENTRIX
  • Ability to apply information from the applicable documents to advise in the design of an exercise construct that meets both Theater Security Cooperation and Training Readiness objectives
  • Ability to advise leadership on means to achieve exercise planning objectives within a fiscally responsible exercise construct
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex data analysis topics to senior leaders and their respective staffs, and to work with senior level staff members at the Joint and Combined level
  • Secret clearance  
  • HS diploma or GED  

Nice If You Have:  

  • Graduate of Expeditionary Warfare School or Command and Staff College


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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