Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 15, Midsize

LINN Energy

Houston, Tex. [South Central]

Why you want to work there

Employees at this Houston-based oil and gas company enjoy a fast-paced, energizing and challenging work environment. Tech workers have one-on-one meetings with IT leaders to talk about their careers and personal aspirations. Employees consistently rank the IT department as one of the top two departments within the company in job and management satisfaction. Benefits include individual on-the-spot cash awards, a stock ownership plan, health benefits that are 90% subsidized, flexible schedules, leadership training programs, quarterly team-building events and a tuition reimbursement plan.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,637

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 64

IT employee turnover in 2013: 6%

IT promotions in 2013: 13%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $938