Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 25, Small


St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
Credit: Connectria

Why you want to work there

This St. Louis-based provider of cloud hosting services has a "no jerks allowed" philosophy that defines how it engages its customers, vendors and employees. The company devotes significant resources to recruiting, developing and retaining IT talent. Tech employees are encouraged to obtain certifications, pursue advanced degrees and develop management skills. Perks include fitness centers with personal trainers, on-site company-paid flu shots, and tickets to baseball and hockey games. Connectria pays 100% of employees' health, dental and disability insurance and makes a minimum 3% contribution to their 401(k) accounts, whether the employee contributes or not.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 149

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 134

IT employee turnover in 2016: 8%

IT promotions in 2016: 5%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,612

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 20

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

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