Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 15, Midsize

DriveTime Automotive Group

Tempe, Ariz. [South Central]
DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc.
Credit: Cameron Bunch Photography

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 8 for career development
IT is at the heart of everything this used car retailer and financing company does -- nearly 50% of the employees in its Tempe, Ariz., home office are IT professionals. The need to create advanced tools to help make the DriveTime experience better for the end customer has led to the development of a rich and innovative IT department that offers lucrative career paths and features an authentic team environment. In the past year alone, 34% of DriveTime's IT employees were promoted.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 4,750

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 152

IT employee turnover in 2015: 17%

IT promotions in 2015: 34%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $3,000

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 17

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: No set maximum

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%