Address: 10780 Parkridge Blvd., Suite 400, Reston, Va. 20191

Phone: 571-382-1090

Web site: www.tier.com

Founded: 1991

Number of employees: 830

Ticker Symbol: TIER (Nasdaq)

How to submit your resume: Mail to address above; fax to 571-382-1002; or e-mail to resume@tier.com.

Benefits, compensation and perks: The company pays an average of 80 percent for employee HMO and PPO medical plans. Premium contributions vary by plan and family size. Tier pays 100 percent for employee dental coverage, 85 percent for family coverage. Domestic partners are included in benefits. Maternity leave is paid at 60 percent for six weeks. Paternity leave is covered under the personal time off program and paid at 100 percent. There are eight paid holidays. Vacation and sick days are included in the personal time off program, starting at 18 days a year and increasing to 26 days a year at the 10th year of employment. Employees may contribute to a 401(k) plan; there is no company match.

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