Joint Operations Center Specialist

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 someone like you to help create solutions for missions that keep our nation safe.

Critical decisions are made every single day on our client site. What if you could use your skills to help them make informed decisions? As a Joint Operations Center (JOC) technician, you will use your skillset and your attention to detail to give your client the actionable information and context they need. If you have a strong work ethic and a problem-solving mindset, we have an opportunity to use those skills to support our warfighters. As a JOC tech on our team, you’ll help your client gather information, organize information, and brief information as it pertains to the mission. As the continuity in the JOC, your client will look to you for time-critical answers, most of the time under pressure. We focus on growing as a team to deliver the best support to our customers, so you’ll have resources for mentoring and learning new skills and tools. Join us as we provide the right information at the right time to support the critical needs of our clients.

You’ll impact the work we do for mission-critical support to our Nation's defense.

Grow your career with us as you help solve complex design, integration, and analytical problems for a Special Operations organization.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 2 + years of experience with military operational level headquarters applying staff processes and leveraging task management systems
  • 1+ years of experience in a Joint Operations Center or command post at Component, Service, Major Command, or Joint Staff level
  • Experience with using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of military command and control systems, including Automated Message Handling System (AMHS) and Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN)
  • Ability to use secure video conferencing, telecommunications equipment, and communications protocols during exercise and real-world emergency situations
  • Ability to develop and present written and oral reports, briefings, and presentations in a mission-critical environment
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:  

  • 2+ years of experience in the Korean theater of operations
  • 1+ years of experience with supporting Special Operations
  • Ability to operate Crestron, telecommunications, and audiovisual presentation and display software and equipment
  • Ability to score 2 or higher on the Defense Language Proficiency Test or civilian equivalent in the Korean language
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a mission-critical environment requiring close coordination and collaboration skills
  • Ability to achieve certification in DoD and Combatant Command Foreign Disclosure regulations, policies, and procedures


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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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