Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 19, Small

NISC (National Information Solutions Cooperative)

Lake St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)
Credit: Todd Moore, NISC

Why you want to work there

At NISC, a provider of data-processing and billing services in Lake St. Louis, Mo., IT employees work in a collaborative team environment, sharing ideas with colleagues to develop software for and provide support to NISC members. Meetings, internal forums, and family events and social get-togethers help foster a sense of camaraderie among members of the technical team. Wellness initiatives include outings to local recreation centers, a company-sponsored 5K race, free Fitbits for new employees and on-site biometric screenings.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 940

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 498

IT employee turnover in 2016: 7%

IT promotions in 2016: 11%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 12

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,205

PTO and Healthcare

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

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 21

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