IDG’s Computerworld Ranks Ultimate #1 Best Place to Work in IT Among Midsize Organizations

June 18, 2018

Ultimate Software

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Date: June 18, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

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Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that it has been ranked the #1 midsize organization on Computerworld’s 2018 Best Places to Work in IT list for the second consecutive year. Computerworld recognizes companies that provide an intellectually challenging work environment for their IT staff members, along with outstanding benefits and compensation.

“We are honored to be recognized for our workplace built on trust, transparency, and communication—all factors inspiring innovation. Ideas and feedback from our teams provide the foundation for Ultimate’s leading-edge technology,” said Adam Rogers, CTO at Ultimate. “Our people make Ultimate who we are. Their work and dedication directly impact the success of Ultimate and our customers. We are always focused on putting our employees first, caring for them like family, and providing the resources they need to develop and deliver the industry’s most innovative products and services for organizations everywhere.”

Employees at Ultimate are given opportunities to experiment and grow, creating an environment that inspires creativity and the development of new, industry-leading products. Twice a year, Ultimate facilitates a highly anticipated coding event that empowers developers to brainstorm and actualize ideas unrelated to their current projects and roadmaps. Ultimate also positions its employees for success by supporting their attendance at workshops and conferences, and the completion of higher-education courses and professional certifications. Additionally, the company offers ongoing learning and development opportunities to all employees. Ultimate recognizes the importance of equipping employees with the technology that solves problems, by investing in the best available tools and products for its people. To support personal well-being, Ultimate:

• covers 100% of healthcare premiums for employees and their families, including medical, dental, and vision
• offers a 401(k) retirement plan with a 40% company match on every employee-contributed dollar
• offers unlimited paid time off
• grants company equity in the form of restricted stock units upon hiring

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top-100 work environments for technology professionals. The list is based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training, and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

See the complete list of the 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2018 Best Places to Work in IT list at

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with more than 38 million people records in the Ultimate cloud. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 4,300 professionals. In 2018, Ultimate ranked #3 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list, its seventh consecutive year in the top 25, and #1 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology list for the third year in a row. In 2017, Ultimate ranked #7 on Forbes’ list of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; #2 on People’s 50 Companies That Care list; and the National Customer Service Association named Ultimate Service Organization of the Year in the Large Business category. Ultimate has more than 4,100 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Phoenix Suns, Red Roof Inn, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at


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