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Updated 14 December 2018
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Booz Allen Hamilton President and CEO Horacio D. Rozanski
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Pros
  • "Amazing work-life balance with the most flexible schedule in the industry" (in 566 reviews)

  • "Work from home, community sharing" (in 92 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance can be tough here but no worse (maybe even better) than other firms in this market" (in 195 reviews)

  • "Mostly young inexperienced gossiping chatter boxes with a lack of work ethic" (in 90 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    6% 401k match, great networking opportunities, management cares about your growth and development

    Cons

    Rapid expansion has caused growing pains- limited work space


  2. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    Nice to see the company

    Cons

    Lagislate is very very nice

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton part-time

    Pros

    The place has a vast scope for new opportunities

    Cons

    The place is located in a not go good area

    Advice to Management

    KEEP IT UP


  4. "Work experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice enough place to work

    Cons

    You need to know how to play politics


  5. "I am not sure about this"

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    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good environment and very good appraoch

    Cons

    Not great work Culture for freshers

    Advice to Management

    not bad and as many are quite helpful


  6. Helpful (343)

    "Great people, terrible business"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in McLean, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in McLean, VA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people are great. Everyone -- even the difficult types -- are eager to work and excel. There are some senior officers with questionable morality, but most people here are great people to work with.

    Cons

    1. Federal clients. Don't forget that you'll move at their pace, not yours.
    2. The nature of the job means that sooner or later you'll be strategizing ways to get more money from the client (i.e. federal government), regardless of whether or not you'll actually add value. BAH runs on government money, a large chunk from DoD, and thus is part of the bigger problem we have in this country with fiscal responsibility.
    3. Living off the American taxpayer. Much of the money that flies around in DC is at the expense of everyone else everywhere else in the US, BAH is a major player in this system, particularly the defense technology sector.
    4. You'll never get paid what you're worth. The three lowest ranks (Consultant, Sr. Consultant, Associate) seldom make what they're worth, while senior management (looking at you, officers) make insane amounts of money.

    Advice to Management

    I'm leaving this job for two reasons, despite being hand-picked and groomed for greater responsibility by senior management.

    1. You weren't paying me enough to do the job; especially when you factor in the amount of stress this job puts on a human being, the amount of time I sacrificed with my family, the amount of guilt this job inspired in me as an American.
    2. The job is not meaningful to anyone who doesn't lust for profits. At some point each of us gets a look at how the sausage is made, and then it becomes clear that the government is basically asking (literally sending out solicitations and announcements) to be ripped off. They don't need what we're selling, but they buy it anyways because Congress tells them to. This buys Congress fancy retirement plans at the same businesses that profit. But everyone else loses, and Booz Allen isn't doing enough to be a part of our nation's long-term fiscal stability.


  7. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good learning experience and great culture

    Cons

    Contract timelines can sometimes be stressful

  8. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, 6% match 401K

    Cons

    Nothing major to report at this time


  9. "Cyber Security Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Cyber Security Engineer in Sterling, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Cyber Security Engineer in Sterling, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    An outstanding company to work for benefits are better than good. Employees are compensated well. They take family into consideration.

    Cons

    The company really doesn't have many cons. They try to ensure full employment, generally will not let you go without a reason.

    Advice to Management

    Looking for other opportunities where I can continue to diversify my portfolio with a different assignment


  10. "For those who want to work hars"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    Great Ennviorment and Great People all around, your team around you will be great

    Cons

    Incompentant management and long hours that can take a toll

    Advice to Management

    Care more about the employees and acknowledge their client needs and wants