Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 12, Large

Altria Client Services

Richmond, Va. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 10 for benefits
This Richmond, Va., tobacco company supports its IT employees in multiple ways, from formal recognition programs to regular social outings. IT employees work in a fast-paced environment on interesting projects that have a substantial impact on the business. Opportunities for skills development include challenging assignments, an internal training program and the company's IT University. IT staffers also gather for biweekly jam sessions that keep ideas flowing.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 7,565

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 247

IT employee turnover in 2014: 4%

IT promotions in 2014: 12%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $3,324