Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 45, Large

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, Calif. [Pacific]
http://www.kp.org
http://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org

Why you want to work there

The 6,000 IT employees at this Oakland, Calif.-based health maintenance organization take pride in the knowledge that they make meaningful contributions to healthcare, with efforts that range from maintaining data centers that provide 99.9% uptime for critical medical systems to developing bedside technologies that help patients stay in touch with their families. Benefits include flexible hours, telecommuting options, a wellness program and up to $3,000 per year in reimbursements for college tuition or the cost of technology certifications.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
174,415
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
6,050
IT employee turnover in 2014:
8%
IT promotions in 2014:
12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2014:
5
Training budget per IT employee in 2014:
$1,500