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At a Glance


“Ethics and values focused on client missions”

“Flexibility of working hours and work/life, balance”

“National and international footprint and brand recognition”


“Compensation isn’t always commensurate with the work”

“Identifying new projects can be very difficult”

“Inconsistent promotion track”

The Buzz

"Staff aug -- not what they were."

"One of the big guys."

"Prestigious, direct."

"Unrewarding government contracting."

About Booz Allen Hamilton

With roots that can be traced back almost a century, Booz Allen Hamilton has carved its own place in the consulting industry as an indispensible advisor to the US federal government, particularly in administering IT strategy and integration to numerous agencies and departments.  One would be hard pressed to find an area of government where Booz Allen's reach is not felt in one capacity or another, be it through security projects and developments for the Department of Homeland Security, improving public alert and warning systems in conjunction with the FCC, creating the Federal Enterprise Architecture as a standard for budgetary management in federal offices, or the outright provision of systems intelligence support to the military and defense agencies.

Not your father's Booz Allen

The Booz Allen Hamilton of today looks a lot different than it did just a couple years ago.  The Virginia-based consulting firm once consisted of two very distinct businesses-one that advised government clients and one that worked with commercial companies.  A December 2007 email from CEO Ralph Shrader first informed employees that the firm's leadership was considering a separation of the two groups, a deal which soon materialized in early 2008; the commercial and international business spun off as the independent firm Booz & Company with Shumeet Banerji at the reins, while the U.S. government business retained the name Booz Allen Hamilton and Shrader as CEO.  To reinforce their independence from the commercial group, the firm then sold a $2.54 billion majority stake in itself to private equity giant The Carlyle Group.  The firm went public in November 2010, and the Carlyle Group remains a majority shareholder.

Booz Allen Hamilton

8283 Greensboro Drive
Mclean, VA 22102
Phone: (703) 902-5000


Employer Type: Private
Stock Symbol: BAH
Stock Exchange: NYSE
President & CEO: Horacio D. Rozanski
2017 Employees (All Locations): 23,300

Major Office Locations

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Melbourne, Australia
Canberra, Australia
Sydney, Australia
Vienna, Austria
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Santiago, Chile
Shanghai, China
Bogata, Colombia
Huntsville, AL
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Colorado Springs, CO
Washington, DC
Tampa, FL
Atlanta, GA
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Leavenworth, KS
Linthicum, MD
Lexington Park, MD
Annapolis Junction, MD
Rockville, MD
Boston, MA
Omaha, NE
Parsippany, NJ
Newark, NJ
Eatontown, NJ
New York, NY
Cleveland, OH
Dayton, OH
Philadelphia, PA
Charleston, SC
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
San Antonio, TX
Salt Lake City, UT
Mclean, VA
Chantilly, VA
Herndon, VA
Falls Church, VA
Arlington, VA
Stafford, VA
Norfolk, VA
Mexico City, Mexico
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Wellington, New Zealand
Oslo, Norway
Warsaw, Poland
Moscow, Russia
Madrid, Spain
Stockholm, Sweden
Bangkok, Thailand
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Caracas, Venezuela
London, United Kingdom
Copenhagen, Denmark
Helsinki, Finland
Paris, France
Munich, Germany
Berlin, Germany
Frankfurt, Germany
Dusseldorf, Germany
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jakarta , Indonesia
Milan, Italy
Rome, Italy
Tokyo, Japan
Seoul, South Korea
Beirut, Lebanon

Major Departments & Practices

Acquisition & Program Management
Assurance & Resilience
Commercial (Financial Services, Health, and Energy)
Economic & Business Analysis
Information Technology
Intelligence & Operations Analysis
International (Middle East/North Africa)
Modeling & Simulation
Organization & Strategy
Scientific Innovation
Supply Chain & Logistics
Systems Engineering & Integration