Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems a Computerworld Top 100 Best Place to Work in Information Technology
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, 06/06/2000 -- Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems (M&DS) has been named by Computerworld magazine as one of the best companies to work for in information technology in its seventh annual survey of companies employing information technology professionals. Lockheed Martin was ranked 18th on its Top 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology list and is the only aerospace/defense firm listed. Computerworld is one of the most respected and widely read publications by computer-industry professionals and we're pleased that it has recognized the career opportunities offered by Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems, said Marc C. Hansen, president, Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems. We're a world-class company offering technical professionals opportunities to be involved with leading-edge technology.
The results of the magazine's annual survey for 2000 were announced in its June 5 issue and on its web site at www.computerworld.com. U.S.-based companies with revenue of $500 million or more and a minimum IT staff of 15 employees were considered. Factors involved in the selection and ranking included benefits, training and development, average salary increases, percentage of staff promoted, turnover rates, and the percentage of women and minority employees in IT management positions.
We have a diverse workforce and offer a full range of competitive benefits which address an individual's needs, whether it's related to career-development or a benefit that helps an employee balance work and family life, said Pam Hansen-Hargan, vice president Human Resources, Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems.
Computerworld is a weekly publication with an average issue audience of close to one million.
Management & Data Systems has been a leader in systems integration, systems engineering, software development and program management in support of vital national systems for more than 30 years. M&DS is a unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation with approximately 7,500 employees at facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, and the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.