Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 21, Large

Navy Federal Credit Union

Vienna, Va. [South Atlantic]
Navy Federal Credit Union

Why you want to work there

The IT department at Navy Federal Credit Union is so fully committed to helping people further their careers that it employs a dedicated IT talent development and training manager. The Vienna, Va.-based financial institution also offers a robust benefits package that includes a fully funded pension plan; an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan; short-term disability, maternity, paternity and adoption leave; and an employee loan discount program. Other perks include on-site wellness centers, 24/7 fitness centers and telephone-based wellness coaching services. Navy Federal has had no layoffs in its 84-year history and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 15,603

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,134

IT employee turnover in 2016: 5%

IT promotions in 2016: 16%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,425

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 23

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 30

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 72%