Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 48, Large


Malvern, Pa. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Efforts to promote IT career development at Vanguard include a tuition reimbursement plan, job rotations, mentoring and specialized development plans for each employee. The investment firm, located in the Valley Forge, Pa., area, cultivates future IT leaders with its two-year Technology Leadership Program. It also promotes extensively from within, runs a professional development academy for new IT leaders and offers an on-site MBA program through Drexel University. The company has a number of initiatives, including flexible scheduling options, to address work/life balance.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 13,553

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,484

IT employee turnover in 2014: 5%

IT promotions in 2014: 5%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,248