Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 5, Small

Santa Monica, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

This Santa Monica, Calif.-based online automotive retailer supports employee growth by offering an internal internship program, casual meetings with senior leaders, "teachback" and "talkback" sessions with industry thought leaders, and the Edmunds Summer Camp program, a weeklong experiential learning opportunity. IT employees have the flexibility to team with a wide variety of colleagues to solve problems and innovate. The company offers a peer recognition program through which people can give their co-workers digital "high fives" (worth $5 each) and share a few words of praise or thanks for work-related achievements.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 660

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 121

IT employee turnover in 2015: 23%

IT promotions in 2015: 14%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $594

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: No set maximum

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: No set maximum

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 100%