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IGT Overview

www.igt.com
London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1981
Company - Public (IGT)
Information Technology
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence ... Read more

Mission: IGT's mission is to be the global innovation leader in the gaming industry.
Our vision is to combine the best of our legacy companies to enhance and build our capabilities; deliver content, technology, and expertise that drive customer and player ... Read more

IGT – Why Work For Us?


IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming and lottery. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. With more than 12,000 employees world-wide, our holding company headquarters are in the United Kingdom, with operating headquarters in Rome, Italy; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Providence, Rhode Island.

The Right People

While many things make IGT an acclaimed, world-class company, it's the people who drive IGT's success. Innovative thinking, career development, and the freedom to express new ideas in a casual environment create the dynamic IGT culture. IGT's inclusive and diverse atmosphere fosters the development of teams that create our award-winning products and deliver outstanding customer service.

Our belief in people and teamwork causes IGT to take seriously the selection process. IGT looks for talented people. We search for people who can work in a team environment, demonstrate a passion for their work, and contribute to our continuing success. In return, IGT offers a wonderful benefits program, shares our profits with employees, and offers challenging work.

U.S. Benefits

While many things make IGT an acclaimed, world-class company, it’s our employees who truly make the difference. Our success depends upon happy, engaged people, so rewarding and supporting our employees is vital. Growth, stability, diversity, opportunity, challenging work, and a robust total rewards program are just the beginning of the long list of benefits at IGT.

The total rewards package offered by IGT includes much more than just your base salary – it includes multiple options for medical plans, vision, dental, disability benefits, retirement programs, incentive opportunities, vacation, and sick leave. IGT also supports work-life balance and wellness programs, such as the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), weight loss programs, fitness reimbursements, free health screenings – and more.

Health, Dental & Vision Plans

We have a superb and affordable Employee Benefits Program. The Company pays for the vast majority of your health care costs (Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision Plans). Benefits begin on the first day of your employment in most countries.

Adoption Assistance

IGT provides financial reimbursement for eligible adoption expenses incurred in excess of the IRS credit, up to a maximum of $6,000 per child following the adoption.

Employee Assistance Plan

The Employee Assistance Plan is provided by IGT for employees and their families. This national program provides information, referrals, and short-term counseling for problems affecting either your work or personal life on a strictly confidential basis. As a member, employees have access to assistance from highly experienced counselors 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.

Onsite Daycare Facility

The Company provides onsite daycare (Reno) and subsidizes the cost to employees. Employees with children, from 6 weeks to 12 years of age, have found this to be a wonderful benefit.

401(k) Plan

Saving money is important and, preparing for retirement is essential. Contributing to the 401(k) part of the Plan provides you with an immediate and long-lasting advantage. Employees can contribute to their 401(k) account on a tax-deferred basis after having completed 30 days of employment. The Company supports employees' participation through a matching formula.

  • Employee contributions: 100% fully vested
  • Company matching contributions: 100% immediate vesting

Profit Sharing Plan

Profit Sharing expresses the value we place in employees. Based on profits, the Company has the discretion to make an annual contribution to an employee's 401(k)/Profit Sharing account. This contribution is based on business unit profitability and vests over time, and the percentage is allocated evenly among all employees.

Employee Referral Program

Employees are encouraged to participate in IGT's referral bonus programs by recommending qualified candidates for positions open within the Company. Current IGT employees who have referred applicants (who are subsequently hired to fill the eligible positions) will receive the appropriate referral bonus.

Educational 529 Plan

The Educational 529 Plan is provided to employees as means to help them save for their children's or grandchildren's college education in a flexible and affordable manner. The Plan allows employees to make post-tax contributions, while deferring federal income tax on earnings.

Fitness Center & Wellness Programs

IGT provides a fitness center in Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Providence, RI & West Greenwich, RI and has wellness programs for all of its employees.

All fitness facilities are complete with lockers and showers. They are equipped with treadmills, stair masters, exercise bikes, and elliptical machines. In addition, they also offer dumbbells from one to one hundred pounds, as well as numerous resistance machines.

There is also an internal website that focuses on Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness & Wellness Incentive Programs, and includes links to other helpful websites. Various group exercise classes are offered to IGT employees on-site. The classes include Yoga, Pilates, Self-Defense and Circuit Training Classes. Offsite locations are also able to participate in incentive programs via the Intranet site.

IGT was recognized as a 2007 Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association for all the health programs it offers its employees in the Reno and Las Vegas offices.

Promotion/Transfer Opportunities

IGT believes in promoting from within and has established an Internal Promotion/Transfer Policy that offers employees the opportunity to apply for positions that they are interested in and qualified for. Job openings will be posted on our Applicant Tracking System. Internal applicants will be given preferential consideration if they apply within the first five (5) days of posting. At the same time, the Company may advertise and recruit external applicants.

Employee Discounts

Various discounts are offered to IGT employees. Many local businesses will contact IGT to advertise their discounts on our employee Intranet site. Florists, spas, salons, car dealerships, security services, cell phone companies, automotive shops, restaurants, apartment communities, mortgage companies and even realtors are examples of businesses on this list.

In addition, IGT offers a GM Supplier Discount, a PC purchase program through DELL, a software discount program through Microsoft, discount tickets to various theme parks, and also discount tickets to various ski resorts.

On-site Cafés

Our offices in Providence, West Greenwich, Reno and Las Vegas all offer full-service, on-site cafés that serve up a variety of delicious meals for breakfast and lunch. Items offered include fresh prepared-to-order salads and deli sandwiches, house-made soups, hot entrees, gourmet pizza, stir-fry and pasta specialties, grilled hamburgers and paninis and house-made desserts. Our cafés also have self-serve salad bars.

Vacation: 

For most employees, Vacation Time is a granted of hours provided at the beginning of each year.  All regular, full-time and part-time employees who work at least twenty (20) hours per week are eligible to receive Vacation Time according to their standard hours of work. All regular, part-time employees who work less than forty (40) but more than twenty (20) hours per week are eligible for a prorated amount according to their standard hours of work.  You receive 120 hours at the time of hire and accrue more through years of service.

Sick Leave: 

Regular, full-time and part-time employees who work forty (40) hours per week will be provided with 40 hours of sick time at the beginning of each calendar year. Regular part-time employees working less than (40) hours per week but more than twenty (20) hours per week will receive a prorated amount of sick pay according to their standard hours of work.

Holidays

IGT offers eleven (11) paid holidays per calendar year. It is not unusual for the company to declare additional paid time-off to recognize its employees' extraordinary contributions.  In addition to the eleven paid holiday, employees also get two (2) float holidays.

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Tuition Reimbursement

IGT encourages its employees to develop their skills and continue their learning by providing financial assistance through the tuition reimbursement program.

  • Employees must have completed ninety (90) days of continuous service prior to beginning a course of study.

Onsite Training Center

Continuing in the view of our employees making the difference, IGT is committed to their development. Our in-house staff sponsors training and development programs aimed at giving employees tools and learning experiences that stretch and maximize their capabilities.

In addition, IGT maintains a substantial web-based library of programs. Employees can enter the classroom on-line at their convenience, to learn new skills or simply brush-up on their current skills.

 

 

 

When you submit your resume online, it is routed to the appropriate recruiter. If your education and experience match the position's requirements, your resume will be sent to the hiring manager for review. From there you may be contacted for an initial phone interview by either the recruiter or hiring manager. We receive hundreds of resumes every day so please be patient. All potential new hires must complete background check. Some new hires may also have to have their driving record reviewed or if you are in a fiduciary position, a credit check may also be conducted. In addition, some new hires, depending on the nature of their job, may be required to obtain appropriate gaming licensing and registration as stipulated by certain gaming jurisdictions.

Thank you for your interest in IGT!

As the global leader gaming and lottery, IGT has offices throughout the U.S. and around the globe to support our customers. With more than 12,000 employees world-wide, our holding company headquarters are in the United Kingdom, with operating headquarters in Rome, Italy; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Providence, Rhode Island.  We have over 50 offices located in Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia, Latin America and Caribbean, and South Africa.





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IGT Awards & Accolades

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