Defense Wargaming Analyst, Senior

Key Role:
Serve as part of a Booz Allen team supporting Joint warfighting development for multiple Combatant Commands, services, and coalition partners. Participate in the identification, analysis, and evaluation of Joint concepts pertaining to future Joint capabilities. Coordinate with concept developers and wargame and exercise planners to design and execute events that analyze joint concepts in a wargame setting. Develop and refine data collection and analysis methodologies to ensure all test data collected is of sufficient quantity, quality, and relevancy to meet test objectives. Incorporate analysis methodologies and analysis requirements into data collection and analysis plans. Maintain expertise in problem statements, experiment issues, sub-issues and measures, and reports on any requirement for modifications. Conduct post-event analysis and communicate key insights, including reports and briefings to inform senior leadership and effect concept development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with the DoD or other U.S. government agencies
  • 5+ years of experience with operating on a Combatant Command, Joint, or Service headquarters staff

  • Experience with developing analytic framework and data collection plans for wargames or experiments, including qualitative and quantitative data sources and multiple means or techniques for data collection, such as surveys or observation of participant actions

  • Knowledge of joint warfighting capabilities and tactics

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and interact with senior government leadership and program managers

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • MA, MS, or MBA degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in the social sciences, including psychology, sociology, history, political science, or economics

  • Ability to respond accurately and quickly to internal and external staff taskings, develop and coordinate detailed staff packages, develop concise reports for briefings, and deliver them to senior DoD leaders

  • Ability to interpret the intent of a client’s needs effectively and help to shape and form the solution by leveraging team capabilities

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills


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.

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