Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 13, Midsize


Ames, Iowa [North Central]
Credit: Workiva

Why you want to work there

This Ames, Iowa, developer of cloud-based enterprise software strives to foster a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment where tech workers can define their own roles and help determine company processes and productivity. Workiva supports employees who pursue continuing education and certification opportunities, and in addition offers an internal professional development conference called Link, a weeklong event where tech teams present their latest projects and innovations to their colleagues, teach one another new skills and share best practices. The company's high-tech offices feature top-of-the-line design, premium amenities and open floor plans that foster creativity and collaboration.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,176

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 58

IT employee turnover in 2016: 7%

IT promotions in 2016: 5%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 14

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,303

PTO and Healthcare

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

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

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 97%