Booz Allen Hamilton plans new ‘digital hub’ in Beavercreek

“New trends in technology” are driving Booz Allen Hamilton’s decision to add 60 new Dayton-area jobs, along with the creation of a new “digital hub” in Beavercreek, the company said in an announcement it plans to release Tuesday afternoon.

The Dayton Daily News first reported Monday that the McLean, Va.-based company expects to bring 60 new jobs to the area by 2021.

In its statement set to be released Tuesday, Booz Allen Hamilton said it will build “a new digital hub in the state to house its growing technical workforce.”

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The digital hub will include secure facilities and be part of Booz Allen’s Digital Solutions Network, the company said.

The company wants to add software developers, data scientists, cyber-security engineers, scrum masters, analysts and systems administrators in the Dayton area.

“New trends in technology, culture, partnership and innovation are shaping an advanced era of digital transformation for our clients, and the possibilities are endless,” Julie McPherson, senior vice president and head of digital solutions at Booz Allen, said in the company’s statement. “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.”

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“Booz Allen has a strong presence in Ohio and the Dayton area provides a diverse talent pool that brings tremendous value to our clients,” Rick Holley, senior vice president at Booz Allen, said in the same announcement. “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 as well as military spouses with diverse skill sets, Booz Allen said.

“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,” Ted Griffith, JobsOhio managing director for information technology, said in the release.

“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 war fighters through their work at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and beyond,” said Jeff Hoagland, president and CEO of the Dayton Development Coalition.

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