Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 12, Small


Phoenix, Ariz. [South Central]
Credit: Kristin Dunmyre

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 6 for retention
This three-year-old Phoenix startup, which provides a one-stop used-car shopping service, makes a point of hiring technologists based on their attitude and work ethic. IT teams are given the opportunity to work with the most innovative tools and technologies. Carvana covers 100% of employee healthcare, provides a 401(k) plan with a competitive employer match and offers employees up to $6,000 per year to cover the cost of tuition, conference registrations and certifications.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 400

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 43

IT employee turnover in 2015: 2%

IT promotions in 2015: 80%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $814

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 20

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 20

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