Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 1, Midsize

Ultimate Software

Weston, Fla. [South Atlantic]
Ultimate Software
Credit: Khristine Ponce

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: No. 1 for benefits, No. 2 for career development, No. 2 for retention
Continuous innovation is a priority at this Weston, Fla., provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software. IT employees are offered a variety of leadership and enrichment programs, and they have access to an innovation lab where they can explore new technologies. Diversity initiatives include a community group for LGBTQIA employees and their allies, and a group for women in leadership positions. Ultimate Software offers 100% employer-paid health coverage; a 40% employer 401(k) match, with no cap; significant maternity, paternity and adoption leave; two paid days off per year for volunteer work; on-site yoga and Crossfit classes; and massage and acupuncture services.

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Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,607

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,269

IT employee turnover in 2016: 2%

IT promotions in 2016: 23%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,505

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 15

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 25

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