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Transamerica Overview

Baltimore, MD
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Insurance Carriers
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Transamerica® is changing the way people think about their financial and overall well-being. Yes, we help people achieve a lifetime of financial security by serving millions of customers across the United States with insurance; pension and retirement plans ... Read more

Mission: Our business is empowering people to feel better about the future. And we’ve been doing that for more than 100 years.

Company Updates

  • We are proud to announce another perfect score as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

  • Happy International Women's Day!

    Learn more about how Transamerica encourages Diversity!

    Diversity - Transamerica

    At Transamerica, we understand that the continued success of our business depends on our people and our business relationships. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, we can only succeed when we attract and retain the best people - individuals who come from a variety of backgrounds who will shape our future through innovative thoughts and ideas.

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Transamerica – Why Work For Us?

Define the future of wealth+health with us

When it comes to preparing for the future, there’s no time like the present.

At Transamerica, we’re helping people live better today and worry less tomorrow. To us, it’s more than just business. We’re inspiring customers to improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add not just years to their lives but life to their years. We couldn’t do it without our dedicated and diverse team members, who put heart into their communities and guide customers through some of life’s biggest decisions and challenging times.   

The financial industry and the needs of our customers are changing. To stay at the forefront, we need to reinvent. We’re seeking ambitious people who can bring in fresh ideas and varying perspectives − and help us shake up the status quo. If you’re self-driven and able to see opportunity in change, you can make a real difference within our business and beyond. We’ve built a supportive culture that encourages a healthy life style, giving back, and lifelong learning. 

A Healthy Career Starts Here. 

Its the journey that counts

A proven track record.

Being there for customers in good markets and bad – and putting people first – is in our DNA.

Transamerica’s roots stretch back to 1904, when Amadeo Giannini created the Bank of Italy in a converted San Francisco saloon. His goal was to make financial services available to everyone, not just the wealthy few. And so he did. After the 1906 quake and fire, Giannini set up a makeshift bank on the San Francisco docks, giving residents loans to rebuild, secured with only a handshake.   

Giannini’s business went on to become Transamerica. In 1999, the company began a new chapter when it became part of one of the world's leading international financial organizations: Aegon N.V.    

Though the iconic Transamerica pyramid remains a prominent part of the San Francisco skyline, company headquarters are in Baltimore.   

Today, Transamerica is as committed to helping people as we were 100 years ago. Our passion is empowering people to charge toward the future with a healthy account balance and a healthy heart to match, to do more today to prepare more for tomorrow. 

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Take the leap with us

Define the future of wealth + health with us.

Things are looking a little bit different around here. After more than a century in the financial industry, we know there is an inextricable link between wealth and health. After all, what is one without the other? This is the future of financial wellness. Help us define it. 

A career that matters.

Working at Transamerica is more than a job. We’re focused on helping people save, invest, and protect what they’ve earned, so they can enjoy the lifestyle they want. We believe people deserve to be able to retire with grace and dignity, and to sleep easier, knowing that they're ready for whatever comes. In short, it's work that matters. 

As our customers and their expectations evolve, we know all of us need to be nimble and agile to keep Transamerica one step ahead. So you can expect life here to be both challenging and rewarding. 

We believe in balancing work and life, giving employees opportunities to develop talents and abilities, and giving back to the community, with paid time off for volunteer service. Integrity, collaboration, and doing what's right are part of our daily routine.  

Let's build tomorrow together.

Are you ready to be part of something bigger? To use your skills, ideas, and experience to make a difference for people? Then view our jobs page, and submit your resumé online.

Transamerica is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A Healthy Career Starts Here

Inclusion & Diversity



Valuing Differences 

At Transamerica, we understand that the success and growth of our business depends on our people and our relationships. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, we can only succeed when we attract and retain the best individuals from a variety of backgrounds who will help shape our future through unique perspectives and experiences.  Our commitment to diversity & inclusion means we value differences. We encourage a vast array of viewpoints, people who encourage the free exchange of ideas in a respectful and inclusive work environment. In addition, we are committed to maintaining a culture where all Tomorrow Makers are given the opportunity to contribute to the future success of our business.   

Employee Resource Groups 

Our inclusion and  diversity strategy is designed to support and enrich our culture, encourage employee participation, improve organizational effectiveness, and strengthen understanding of our customers’ values by bringing together different perspectives. We believe the formation of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provides a source of strength for Transamerica.     At the foundation of Transamerica’s Inclusion and Diversity Strategy Award is a grassroots effort started by the Diversity Discussion and Study Group (DDSG). The group is credited with cultivating awareness, orchestrating events, and has served as a catalyst and trusted advocate throughout the organization.

Transamerica Reviews

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    I have been working at Transamerica full-time (Less than a year)


    Employee engagement inclusive culture growth


    Slow employee growth and development

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Transamerica Photos

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Transamerica Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Transamerica (Plano, TX) in November 2016.


    I applied online through their careers portal and was contacted by one of the managers. Initially I had a phone screen interview with the manager about the position they had and my interests mostly behavioral. Later I had to set up a phone conference call with the manager and other developer. Then moved to on-site interview where I had to interview with 5 different people. Mostly was asked about my projects, internship experience and others. It was an easy interview. Good people around and work culture

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    • Nothing was difficult. Everything was simple Just be yourself.   Answer Question
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Transamerica Awards & Accolades

  • Dave Thomas Foundation’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 2018
  • Best Place to work for LGBT Employees, Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, 2018
  • Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index Company,, 2018
  • Workforce Award, Publishers Award, for internships and Iowa hiring strategies, Corridor Business Journal, 2017
  • Global Counsel Awards - Law Department of the Year - General Category, Lexology and the International Law Office, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

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