Job Description

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Cybersecurity Exercise Planner

The Opportunity:

As Cybersecurity Exercise Planner, you will directly work with the Information Security Officer and Staff. You will take previous experience with large enterprise exercise planning to develop and execute custom, realistic, scenario-based exercises to test the effectiveness of our current security processes across a wide range of enterprise functions, playing a key role in bolstering the security posture of the firm. Because of this, the candidate will be required to effectively work with and communicate with varying levels of stakeholders to include team leadership, senior executives, technical and non-technical customers. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required. 

What You'll Do:

  • Coordinate and facilitate requirement gathering sessions and work with process owners and stakeholders to define and document required cybersecurity process evaluations.
  • Draft and maintain exercise life cycle documents, to include those needed from early concept and development planning meetings through execution, to include after-action reporting.
  • Develop and execute exercises ranging from tabletop exercises intended to identify policy and process issues, to functional exercises with active scenarios developed to test cyber incident response plans command and control procedures, and cross-enterprise coordination.
  • Develop after action reports, lessons learned, and process improvement plans which incorporate recommendations and modifications to cybersecurity plans, processes, and protocols.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience working in Cybersecurity, IT, including technology exercise planning
  • Experience with providing briefings to an executive audience
  • Knowledge of enterprise cybersecurity systems and technologies
  • Knowledge of drive scenario planning
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity compliance policy, programs, processes, and metrics
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 6+ years of experience working in Cybersecurity, IT, including technology exercise planning
  • Ability to quickly comprehend complex problems, draw logical conclusions, make sound decisions, develop solutions, and negotiate and respond accordingly to drive closure
  • Ability to be a self-starter by proactively identifying problems, determining pragmatic solutions, identifying, and obtaining needed resources, and executing with little or no supervision
  • Ability to write clear and concise assessment reports
  • Ability to collaborate with the professional confidence and credibility to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent critical thinking and thought leadership skills
  • Possession of excellent analytical with problem-solving skills
  • Cyber Certifications, including Security+ or CISSP

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 develop 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 $65,300.00 to $149,000.00 (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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