Job Description

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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 government 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 Microsoft Office to help you tell a realistic story. You’ll listen to client challenges, identify threats, gaps, or risks that need to be explored, and provide a safe space for recommendations that will make a lasting, real-world impact.

As a leader in the firm’s Global Defense, 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. You’ll share your expertise and collaborate with the industry’s best programs like Exercise Design, and Event Planning and Facilitation.

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:  

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

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

  • Experience with the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP), Army Design Methodology (ADM), and Joint Planning Process (JPP)

  • Knowledge of Joint and Multinational exercise design at the operational level

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

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

  • Secret clearance 

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:  

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

  • Experience with Maritime or Air Operations

  • Experience with supporting and managing an exercise budget with multiple funding streams

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

  • Knowledge of the aspects of Multi-Domain Operations

  • Possession of excellent time management and organizational leadership skills

  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Master’s degree

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 $67,600.00 to $154,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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