ISR Mission SME

The Opportunity:

With all the pace of transformation today, it takes a skilled and technology-savvy intelligence operations and capabilities expert to help clients discover and pursue options for mission and technology innovation. With the critical decisions our national security enterprise needs to make every day, we need a highly experienced intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) mission expert like you to do just that. At Booz Allen, you’ll use your ISR mission domain expertise to help clients develop and execute on solutions for mission capability transformation in support of range of intelligence organizations, missions and capability areas. We’re seeking your advanced mission transformation advisory skills to join our Digital Battlespace team to help deliver creative solutions to complex ISR transformation problems. 

As an intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance mission expert, you’ll bring your analytical, communication, creativity, and operational expertise to work with our capability development teams to design, develop, or adapt emerging technologies to pressing ISR transformation challenges. You’ll be a trusted advisor and share insights and recommendations to our internal capability teams as well as clients to drive mission technology and tactics transformation.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 15+ years of experience working with Defense Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations and technical programs

  • Experience with working with senior DoD and IC leaders and key stake holders to utilize new technologies to elevate organizational performance, improve Warfighter capability, and reduce risk to mission 

  • Experience with bringing intelligence agencies together and playing a technology integration role 

  • Experience with interacting and briefing top-level managers and senior leaders

  • Knowledge of DoD and IC IT policy and command-and-control concepts and systems 

  • Knowledge of mission tactics and technology transformation for unmanned systems, manned-unmanned teaming, multi-source intelligence collection and data fusion

  • Ability to speak to the mission impact of technology integration within existing IT systems and infrastructure

  • TS/SCI clearance 

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with technical program management, test and evaluation, requirements analysis  

  • Experience with active-duty military, Guard, Reserve and civilian intelligence personnel policy and systems

  • Knowledge of methods and programs undertaken by Defense, Air Force, and Federally Funded Research Laboratories 

  • Knowledge of the DoD, wider IC, and Combatant Command environments 

  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent research skills 

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Master’s degree

  • PMP Certification 


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.


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. 

Salary for this position is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, location, the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, as well as contract specific affordability and organizational requirements. The proposed salary range for this position is outlined below.

Colorado: $100,000 to $130,000 (annualized USD)

New York (including New York City): $110,000 to $145,000 (annualized USD)

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

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