Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 29, Large

DriveTime Automotive Group

Tempe, Ariz. [Mountain]
DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc.
Credit: Cameron Bunch Photography

Why you want to work there

IT professionals who work at this Tempe, Ariz.-based used-car retailer and financing company get to pioneer new technologies that drive the business forward. Among other things, DriveTime tech staffers are charged with finding new, effective ways to source inventory. IT leaders allow their teams to operate autonomously and choose which systems to develop. Teams are empowered to make decisions that are in line with their passions and the company's objectives. The IT department celebrates its successes with end-of-week happy hours and other social gatherings.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,072

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 185

IT employee turnover in 2016: 17%

IT promotions in 2016: 20%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,703

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 17

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 24

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 93%