At CA Technologies, 83 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 998 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.37. It was published on Sep 12, 2017. 15070 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
People care about each other here.
I can be myself around here.

What They Do

We asked CA Technologies to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

From planning to development to management to security, at CA we create software that fuels transformation for companies in the application economy. 

About this Company

Website: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: New York, New York, 10022 US Sites: 40
Major Locations: Santa Clara, California, 95054; Boulder, Colorado, 80301; Lisle, Illinois, 60532; Plano, Texas, 75024; Burlington, Massachusetts, 01803; Herndon, Virginia, 20171 US Employees: 5,789
US Revenues: $2,716 million Worldwide Revenues: $4,036 million
Employees Worldwide: 11,652 Corporate Structure: Public
Stock Symbol: CA Founded: 1976

CA Technologies has been awarded:

Best Workplaces for Diversity 2017 (ranked 91)

Best Workplaces in New York 2017 (ranked 15)

Best Workplaces for Working Parents 2016 (ranked 47)


Perks and Programs

We asked CA Technologies to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Robust Parental Leave: CA Technologies robust parental leave program supports all working parents. Company paid Short-Term-Disability Insurance provides 100% pay for up to 26 weeks and the company offers up to 12 weeks of fully-paid time for qualified family medical leaves (including birth and adoption) followed by a two-week automatic phase-back to work period for all new parents.  
  • Global Leadership Development Program: CA Technologies is dedicated to helping employees develop their talents and achieve their career goals. Our Leadership Development Program allows future leaders to take control of their own career, preparing them for current and future business challenges and opportunities and enabling them to assume greater degrees of accountability and responsibility over time.
  • Adoption Assistance: To show our support for adoptive parents, CA Technologies offers an exceptional adoption assistance program. The adoption assistance policy includes reimbursement of adoption-related expenses up to a maximum of $5,000 per child and $10,000 per family within a 24-month period.
  • Onsite Montessori Children’s Centers: CA Technologies demonstrates our commitment to employees and their families through subsidized onsite Montessori-certified Children’s Centers. Located in our larger US offices, the centers offer the highest quality child care, development and education while enabling parents to maintain contact with their children throughout the working day.
  • Associate Campus Recruiting Programs: CA Technologies Associate Campus Recruiting Programs provides full time employment opportunities to entry-level professionals with a structured training program followed by job shadowing and partnership with a technical and/or business mentor. The program offers participants the knowledge, support and resources they need to effectively navigate the organization and quickly become successful contributors at CA Technologies.
  • Pet Benefits: Employees may take up to 3 fully paid days off for parent-pet bonding time when they get a new pet as well as up to 3 fully-paid days off to help grieve and deal with the loss of a pet. Employees who get a new pet are eligible for a CA-branded “new pet bundle” to welcome their newest addition to the CA family!
  • Volunteerism and Matching Gifts: Employees can take up to 5 fully paid days off to volunteer in their communities and donations to charitable organizations are matched 1:1 up to 10,000 per year.
  • Support for Nursing Mothers: Nursing mothers who are travelling on business can be reimbursed up to $100 per shipment for transporting milk back to their home.
  • Baby Bundles: Employees who have or adopt a baby receive a “new baby bundle” to welcome their new arrival to the CA Family. This gift basket of CA-branded baby items is available to all new parents.
  • Onsite Fitness Centers: Fitness Centers are available to employees in most of our larger sites many of which offer free exercise classes.


50% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 5% of salary78% Company-paid health coverage for employees
78% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 78% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $5,250 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$5,250 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
  • Restricted stock units
CA employees support Breast Cancer Awareness


Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 9 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
9 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


  • Telecommute option (30% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (62% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Food, fitness classes, massage, toastmasters, Montessori Children's Centers, car wash, gas tank refills, health fairs, atm's (varies by location))


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 90 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
90 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
60 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*33 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
$5,000 Adoption benefit60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*
60 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

40 hours Paid time off to volunteer $5,400,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
$1,600,000 Total company-matched employee donations in last year VP, Corporate Social Responsibility Leads environmental impact team
Third-Party Conducted Environmental impact audit 16 LEED certified building(s)
Yes Sustainable commuting program Yes Renewable energy program
Yes Carbon offset program Yes Recycling program


  • SVP, People is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women; Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees; Disabled employees
  • 10 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

CA Employees and customers Ride to raise funds for


CA volunteer supports STEM initiatives through Tech Girls Rock

How to Get Hired

We asked CA Technologies for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

During the hiring process, we seek candidates who are passionate about our mission of eliminating the barriers between ideas and outcomes for our customers.  We also seek candidates who align with our DNA, the behaviors we strive to meet in everything we do, at work and in our lives - CA at our best: SELF-AWARE: We look in the mirror. RESILIENT: We go all in. AUTHENTIC: We shoot straight. RESULTS-ORIENTED: We love the game. CUSTOMER-CENTRIC: We do it for them. COLLABORATIVE: We never go it alone. CREATIVE: We never stop chasing greatness. SOCIALLY AWARE: We respect each other. AGILE: We are agile. UNCOMPROMISING INTEGRITY: We do the right thing. Always.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Passion. Innovation. Weirdness. Whatever. No matter what you bring to the table, there’s a place for you at CA Technologies. We’re here to do amazing things, and we want diverse talent to lead the way. What will you bring? #BringWhatYouBring

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We're looking for thinkers, makers and disruptors to join us and contribute something amazing!

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates can join the CA Technologies Talent Community and leave the job hunting to us.  Joining allows our recruiters to review your profile and send relevant jobs and other helpful career-related and interesting information to you about CA Technologies.

hiring Outlook

900 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 5% Job Growth
30 Average applicants per opening 23,653 Total job applicants
34% New hires by employee referrals 29% Openings filled by current employees
88 Recent graduates hired 9% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
18% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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