Exercise Planner, Senior

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 Special Operations organizations make faster and smarter decisions based on data. As an exercise planner on our team, you’ll help develop, implement, and measure the effectiveness of plans and procedures for clients, creating rich content using technology tools and systems 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.

You’ll grow your skill set and learn from the industry’s best trainers and coaches through our custom “Train the Trainer” programs like Wargame, and Exercise Design.

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

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 10+ years of experience in Special Operations organizations

  • 1+ years of experience applying exercise planning tools and processes

  • Knowledge of the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System to support the production of exercise planning deliverables

  • Ability to develop and present written and oral reports, briefings, and presentations in a time and mission-critical environment

  • Ability to use the Joint Training information Management System and build program requirements

  • Ability to leverage SharePoint, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and Outlook in the creation of time-sensitive products to support senior leader decision making

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:  

  • 2+ years of experience in design, planning and management of training and exercise events in a joint staff

  • 2 + years of experience in a joint operational level headquarters applying staff processes and leveraging task management systems in support of operations, plans, or resource management requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in the Korean theater of operations

  • Ability to score 2 or higher on the DLPT in the Korean language or civilian equivalent

  • Completion of U.S. Military Intermediate Level Education (ILE) or Intermediate Developmental Education (IDE)


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.

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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