Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 31

Scottrade Financial Services Inc.

St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.scottrade.com
http://careers.scottrade.com

Why you want to work there

Working at this St. Louis-based online brokerage gives IT staffers exposure to the latest technologies and fosters their career development. In the past year, IT launched a mobile trading app and integrated a third-party order-routing application. Close collaboration with business units means IT workers have the opportunity to develop and guide strategy in conjunction with each department.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 7

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,802

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 763

IT employee turnover in 2011: 14%

IT promotions in 2011: 20%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,296

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 28%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 34%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 27%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 23%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 7%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 25%