Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 65

The Mitre Corp.

McLean, Va. [South Atlantic]
http://www.mitre.org
http://www.mitre.org/employment/

Why you want to work there

IT workers at this not-for-profit science and engineering organization in Bedford, Mass., have trouble picking their favorite perk. Both the work/life balance program and the retirement plan get high marks. The flexible work program offers eight options, including flextime, teleworking, job sharing and part-time employment. The retirement program has a 99% employee participation rate and provides more than 100 investment options.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 22

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 7,615

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 410

IT employee turnover in 2011: 3%

IT promotions in 2011: 5%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $2,329

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 32%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 34%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 31%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 19%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 8%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 22%