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The CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst, will assume the role of president of its parent company, IBM, when CEO Ginni Rometty departs in April. That move-up speaks to the innovative culture the Raleigh-based software company is fostering. “Everybody gets to contribute. That’s not just a tagline; it’s genuinely a core part of how the company is built … Best ideas win, regardless of origin,” said an employee.

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Company Info

Employees and job openings are U.S.-only.
Rank last year50
Years on list
2
HQ location
Raleigh, N.C.
Employees6,110
Job openings (as of February 2020)473
Industry
Information Technology
Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$3,362
Year founded
1993
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites-
Websitehttps://www.redhat.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Telecommuting
no
Job sharing
no
Subsidized childcare
no
Compressed work weeks
yes
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
On-site fitness/subsidized gym
no
On-site medical care facility
no
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
no
Health insurance for part-timers
no
Sick days for part-timers
yes
College tuition reimbursement
yes
Student loan debt repayment
no
Medical facility at all locations
no

Diversity

% Women25.9%
% Minorities21.1%
% African-American/Black3.8%
% Asian10.6%
% Caucasian/White78.6%
% Hispanic/Latino4.5%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.4%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.1%
% Two or more races1.9%
% Unknown ethnicity0.2%
Date info provided
Aug. 27, 2019

Paid Time Off

PTO limit (days)-
# Sick days-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)-
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time and part-time job growth11%
# of job applicants-
Avg. # of applicants per opening78
# New graduates hired-