Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 17, Midsize

Securian Financial Group

St. Paul, Minn. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this St. Paul, Minn.-based financial services and insurance firm celebrate each summer with a unique themed event; past fetes include "Pirates of the Securabean," "Camp Take-a-Break" and "Happy Birthday, IT," which marked the 50th anniversary of the tech department. On-site amenities include a day care center, banking services, a coffee shop and multiple restaurants. Securian has cultivated a companywide focus on volunteerism, and last year employees collectively spent more than 5,000 hours working on charitable community projects.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 2,600

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 441

IT employee turnover in 2014: 4%

IT promotions in 2014: 22%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,921