Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 40, Large

Navy Federal Credit Union

Vienna, Va. [South Atlantic]
Navy Federal Credit Union

Why you want to work there

This Vienna, Va.-based financial institution (see video) is focused on developing an IT team that will have the expertise necessary to handle the technical challenges it will encounter as it pursues expansion plans. In 2015, the Navy Federal Credit Union hired a dedicated IT training and development manager to fashion a holistic approach to optimizing technical skills and expertise by building culture, engagement, capability and capacity through integrated talent acquisition and development processes. IT leadership works with a departmental organizational change management team to develop detailed action plans around opportunities to build the tech team.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 13,265

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,088

IT employee turnover in 2015: 5%

IT promotions in 2015: 11%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,930

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 23

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

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 70%