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Updated Jul 20, 2014

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Web Developer/UI Designer Interview

Web Developer/UI Designer

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in June 2014.

Interview Details – I applied online, got a phone call from one of the recruiters to schedule for an interview. The whole interview took one hour with three different interviewers. They mainly ask about my web design process and how I would approach things. They also asked me some problem solving questions and to see how I would tackle the problem.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work at Booz Allen?   Answer Question


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Consultant Interview

Consultant
McLean, VA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in July 2014.

Interview Details – Was contact by a recruiter after an employee referral via email to set up a phone conversation. It was a mini phone interview with the recruiter and I followed up and got a response 9 days later to set up an on-site interview at the McLean office. We were in a room with an overview of the company and the department then had two 30-min interviews with two different people. There were multiple interviews going on in the same room. Both my interviewers were reading my resume there at the table and one just picked a bullet, read it to me and asked me about it. The first one seemed like she was about ready to go home as the interview was towards the end of the work day. She seemed pretty uninterested in the entire process and talking to me. The second person did a much better job. Questions were behavioral and asked about past experiences. No contact information was given for the interviewers or the head recruiter.

Interview Question – What consulting skills would you bring to the team?   Answer Question


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Intelligence Analyst Interview

Intelligence Analyst

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in July 2011.

Interview Details – After submitting a resume to a colleague, the recruiting team made a contact via email and arranged phone interview. After the phone interview, a technical interview was scheduled. The technical interview included introduction of the job opening and a brief overview of contract applied. Series of knowledge based questions followed. Overall, the interview was conducted in formal and professional manner. Interviewers kept the questions and comments simple and clear.

Interview Question – The details of technical questions were overall unexpected, however, not too terrible.   Answer Question


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Cyber Security Interview

Cyber Security

I applied online and interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Interview Details – I thought the interview went well. Met with two senior level personnel and was asked basic technical and behavioral type of questions. None of the questions were too difficult to answer. Discussed my past work experiences and what I do at my current job. Although I thought the interview went well, I did not receive an offer.

Interview Question – Tell us a difficult encounter at your current job.   Answer Question


No Offer

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Office Management Specialist Interview

Office Management Specialist
Washington, DC

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in June 2014.

Interview Details – I was contacted a week prior to my interview for a phone screening. HR asked me questions about my experience and what my salary expectations were. The latter kind of threw me off because I wasn't sure what the range was so I settled on the average salary for my career field which I had researched.

The interview itself was fairly straight forward. I was brought into a conference room and a team member from each part of the office came in. It was kind of a tag team approach, as one finished they would go grab the next person. . I really liked that because they all had different perspectives and explained what their piece of the puzzle was that ultimately contributes to the client's needs.

Interview Question – I felt really over prepared for the experience because they didn't ask any behavioral questions or any typical interview questions really. The only question they did ask was why I wanted to work for the company.   Answer Question


No Offer

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Bioinformatics Analyst Interview

Bioinformatics Analyst
Atlanta, GA

I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in June 2014.

Interview Details – I was contacted by one of their recruiters who first read through the job description and asked me about my experience and attempted to do a brief evaluation of whether I fit. She wasn't technically oriented, so that was of somewhat limited value. She asked for my absolute minimum salary, and read a disclaimer that it would not be used in any capacity other than to ensure that I wasn't automatically a bad fit. I haven't had an offer yet, so I don't know if they are being truthful about that.

A couple weeks later the recruiter notified me that the team wanted to interview me. I was placed in an office and four sets of people sequentially interviewed me, with different roles on the team. Most of the questions were fairly standard interview questions, describing experiences, talking about programming, etc. Only one "behavioral" question was given, and that one by the senior consultant.

I am awaiting a final decision, but funding for the position hasn't been secured yet. But they have been open about communicating on this.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you faced a challenge, and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question


No Offer

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Junior Business Analyst IT Interview

Junior Business Analyst IT

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in February 2014.

Interview Details – Applied through Linkedin, and got a call within a couple hours to set up an HR interview. The HR guy liked me and was going to pass my information to the Hiring Manager, Job got put on hold and i never got a call back.

Interview Question – No Difficult questions since it was HR screening   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

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Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Interview Details – I talked to three different people and they all were interested in getting to know what my ideal team was, ideal work environment, etc. They wanted to hear about my military service, if I've had to work with Army and civilians, etc.

Interview Question – Nothing really unexpected. I'm waiting to hear back on whether or not I get an offer.   Answer Question


No Offer

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Project Manager Interview

Project Manager
Charleston, SC

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Interview Details – Applied on-line and was contacted by hiring manager in the DC area. Basic phone interview/pre-screening, then set up for a hiring event locally. Received an email prior to event with additional details. At the hiring events, candidates were introduced to multiple Booz Allen associates (one at a time) for informal discussion and interview questions.

Interview Question – No unexpected questions -- typical questions about experience and background. For example, tell me about a time when you encountered a difficult conflict with another team member and how you resolved it.   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Network Engineer (Entry) Interview

Network Engineer (Entry)
McLean, VA

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in March 2014.

Interview Details – Applied online, got a call within a week. Set up an interview date. When I arrived, there were other candidates waiting for the recruiter. We all when up together, there were about 8 of us, and were given a quick orientation. Then we sat with the hiring managers who were each waiting for us in a room that was labeled with our names. I interviewed for the network engineer manager first. He asked me a TCP/UDP question and DMZ question. Then 30 minutes later I interviewed with 2 more managers. Its been exactly a week and I'm still waiting for a response from HR. They said we should hear back from them in a week.

Interview Question – Asked me about DMZ and how it works   Answer Question

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