March 26, 2019
McLean, Va - Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced it expects to bring 60 new jobs to Ohio by 2021 and build a new digital hub in the state to house its growing technical workforce.
The digital hub will include secure facilities and be part of Booz Allen’s Digital Solutions Network, which is comprised of digital strategists and technologists across the firm that research, design and collaborate to help solve complex challenges for business, government, and military clients.
Booz Allen will add a variety of high-skilled jobs in the Dayton region, including software developers, data scientists, cybersecurity engineers, scrum masters, analysts, and systems administrators. Salaries for the new employees will vary by position and experience.
Booz Allen provides a variety of high-demand digital solutions, engineering, cybersecurity, analytics, and consulting services and has work sites throughout Ohio and globally. The addition of these new software, cyber, and engineering jobs will enable the company to continue tackling the complex challenges of today and the future, leveraging innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT) and modern techniques including user-centered design, Agile, and DevSecOps to create more efficient and effective solutions for clients.
“New trends in technology, culture, partnership and innovation are shaping an advanced era of digital transformation for our clients, and the possibilities are endless,” said Julie McPherson, head of digital solutions at Booz Allen. “With this addition of high-tech talent and a new digital hub in Beavercreek, we have even more capacity to help innovate, collaborate, and support our clients’ demand for transformative technology.”
“Booz Allen has a strong presence in Ohio and the Dayton area provides a diverse talent pool that brings tremendous value to our clients,” said Rick Holley, head of Booz Allen’s Dayton, Ohio office. “We’re proud of the workforce we’ve built in the Dayton area and we look forward to further drawing on the region’s highly skilled residents, vibrant business community, and close proximity to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, which make it an essential hub for supporting mission-critical work.”
The company’s expansion will open new opportunities for veterans who are transitioning from the military and seeking high-impact, mission-focused careers, as well as military spouses with diverse skillsets.
Forbes Magazine recognized Booz Allen as a “best employer for veterans” while U.S. Veterans Magazine bestowed a “best of the best” veteran-friendly company. GI Jobs Magazine also awarded Booz named Booz Allen a “top military-friendly employer” and Military Times designated the company “best for vets” for four consecutive years. Booz Allen is also listed as one of Working Mother’s “100 best companies” for 20 consecutive years.
“Booz Allen Hamilton has a record of success in Ohio, and we are thrilled it chose to expand its cyber and digital operations in our region,” said Ted Griffith, JobsOhio managing director for information technology. “We look forward to Booz Allen adding new software development jobs to its Ohio workforce, where its talented associates will continue to support software, cybersecurity, and engineering solutions for its customers.”
Jeff Hoagland, president and CEO of the Dayton Development Coalition, also highlighted Booz Allen’s longstanding partnership with the Department of Defense. “Booz Allen Hamilton plays a critical role in our country’s national defense, partnering with the U.S. Air Force and others to provide essential support to our nation’s warfighters through their work at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and beyond. We’re grateful for their proposed investment in the Dayton region and look forward to continuing to support their growth in our community.”
To learn more about open positions at Booz Allen, visit careers.boozallen.com.