Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 36

Raytheon Co.

Waltham, Mass. [New England]
http://www.raytheon.com
http://www.rayjobs.com

Why you want to work there

Sharing knowledge is a core value at this Waltham, Mass.-based defense contractor. Staffers can communicate with one another on an internal IT social network, or they can turn to an informal network of the 100 "most connected" IT employees to work on business challenges, tap organizational thinking and expand skills by connecting with experts in particular technology or business areas.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 22

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 63,531

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,437

IT employee turnover in 2011: 8%

IT promotions in 2011: 12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $2,032

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 27%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 26%

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: 15%

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