Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 10, Midsize


Houston, Tex. [South Central]

Why you want to work there

IT workers appreciate the competitive benefits offered by this deep-water drilling company, whose U.S. headquarters is in Houston, but they place even more value on the collaborative environment and the IT management team's open-door policy. To foster team spirit, the group's slogan -- "Whatever IT takes" -- is proudly displayed on the office floors. And each year the CIO personally leads several culture-building courses that are open to all staff members. In addition, Transocean's workweek includes nine-hour days Monday through Thursday, allowing employees to work a half-day on Friday and get an early start on the weekend.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,684

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 98

IT employee turnover in 2013: 27%

IT promotions in 2013: 2%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $2,742