Job Description

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Operations Research Mission Engineer

The Opportunity:

As a mission engineer, you’re passionate about analyzing existing missions and emerging capabilities and then reporting and developing recommendations that will advance client's missions. We need a mission engineer like you to help us solve complex problems for our clients. On our mission engineering team, you’ll support analysis study tasks to evaluate the efficacy of legacy architectures, new technologies, and capabilities applied in new mission concepts of employment to meet evolving joint mission objectives. You will help produce mission blueprints which capture the means to achieve joint missions and the analytic justification for the value they provide.

You won’t go at it alone, you’ll work with a team to develop mission threads, decompose human and system interactions, and interview mission experts to help validate and quantify success factors. Once documented, you’ll help develop documents, reports, and presentations to present results, collaborate with stakeholders, and participate in various program meetings to improve program efficiency.

Use your experience to help analyze and advance mission capabilities that improve warfighter missions.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • Experience performing mission engineering or requirements analyses of DoD missions, developing mission-based inputs for requirements processes, or supporting assessment of mission capabilities
  • Experience decomposing and analyzing the constituent parts of a mission and providing quantitative outputs, identifying measurable trade-offs, and formulating conclusions
  • Experience with scenario development and performing analytical assessments utilizing Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and simulation tools such as AFSIM or Cameo
  • Experience with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) processes
  • Knowledge of Air Mobility operations, information systems, and processes
  • Ability to apply operational analysis principles, theories, and concepts to execute study plans and analysis matrices
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED and 6+ years of experience with Mission Engineering or Operations Research, or Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience with Mission Engineering or Operations Research

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience working with and briefing senior personnel in a military headquarters environment
  • Possession of excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Top Secret clearance


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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