At Sentinel Technologies Inc., 93 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 242 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.67. It was published on Jul 18, 2017. 89 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
97%
 
People care about each other here.
95%
 
I can be myself around here.
95%
 
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
95%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
95%
 

What They Do

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

Sentinel provides comprehensive solutions to businesses that address their technology needs.

About this Company

Website: www.sentinel.com Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515 Major Locations: Chicago, Illinois, 60601; Springfield, Illinois, 62704; Tempe, Arizona, 85284; Lansing, Michigan, 48933; Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 53222; Centennial, Colorado, 80111; Crystal Falls, Michigan, 49920; Atlanta, Georgia, 30339; Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48108
US Employees: 444 US Revenues: $195.3 million
Worldwide Revenues: $195.3 million Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 1982

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Perks and Programs

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

  • Employee Referral Program: Employees can earn up to $5,000 for referring a qualified candidate that gets hired by Sentinel.
  • New Business Referral Program: Employees can earn up to $2,000 for per sales lead.
  • Wellness Program: Wellness program includes on-site flu shots and biometric blood screenings. On-site chair massages are also offered. Gym Shoe/Walking days are included monthly.
  • Discount Programs: Offered for car rentals, health clubs and local entertainment.
  • Healthy Cooking Events: Healthy chili-cook offs, Healthy holiday dish competitions, Healthy snack days.
  • Company Events: Local minor league baseball games, company picnics, holiday events.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$120,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Solution Analyst80% Company-paid health coverage for employees
80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
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WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 6 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
5 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment 20 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

30 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 6 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
40 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take30 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
6 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*12 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
30 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*6 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.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

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

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

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

Community and Environmental Impact

$46,900 Philanthropic donations in last year Facilities & Administration Manager Leads environmental impact team
Self-Conducted Environmental impact audit Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • Penny Clancy 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
  • 3 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

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
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DEMOGRAPHICS

 
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How to Get Hired

We asked Sentinel Technologies Inc. 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?

Key characteristics that tell us a prospective employee will be a great fit for our organization are entrepreneurial spirit, thinking outside the box, demonstrating an ability to learn and learn from constructive criticism, ability to collaborate and brainstorm with a team, demonstrating  a positive “can-do” attitude. 

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

To get our attention, prospective candidates can apply to open positions on our website or if you don’t see an open positions that match your skill set you can also register via our website to be connected to Sentinel through our talent pools.  You can also follow us on social media to see the events we are attending to come introduce yourself in person.

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

Sentinel Technologies is always looking to hire network engineers with experience working in storage, security, voice, route switch and wireless to work at any of our nationwide locations.   Most recently our hiring needs are for Infrastructure Project Managers, Data Center Engineers, Data Center Pre Sales Architects, Infrastructure Pres Sales Architects, UCCE/UCCX Engineers, Security focused Engineers, Help Desk Agents, Customer Service Agents, Sales Executives and Administrative Assistants .

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

Candidates can apply to open positions on our website or if you don’t see an open positions that match your skill set you can also register via our website to be connected to Sentinel through our talent pools.  You can also follow us on social media to see the events we are attending to come introduce yourself in person.

hiring Outlook

200 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 11% Job Growth
33 Average applicants per opening 10,000 Total job applicants
20% New hires by employee referrals 58% Openings filled by current employees
15 Recent graduates hired 9% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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