Computer Sciences Corporation

Provides information technology services and solutions.

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2100 East Grand Ave.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Employees: 79,000
CEO: Van Honeycutt
Stock Symbol: CSC


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CSC is a leading global information technology (IT) services company. CSC helps customers in 80 countries in both industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their business challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.

The company is a major provider of services to the Department of Defense, NASA and the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration, IT and business process outsourcing (BPO), applications software development, Web and application hosting, and management and technology consulting.

For fiscal 2006, CSC had revenues of $14.6 billion and net income of $634 million.

CSC turned down an offer to buy the company from a group of private investors earlier this year.


Two young computer analysts working in the aerospace industry saw the opportunity for a new kind of business. They set out to provide computer manufacturers with complex programs known as assemblers, compilers and operating systems, to make it easier to use the computers, thereby expanding the potential markets for the products. Roy Nutt was a stellar programmer, who had developed the first widely accepted assembly program and was a member of the small IBM team that developed Fortran. Fletcher Jones, a marketing whiz, came from North American Aviation Corp., where he had managed a divisional computer center.

In April 1959, four decades of pioneering, exploration and innovation got off the ground when Nutt and Jones pooled $100 to start a company that they named Computer Sciences Corporation. With Nutt providing the technical direction and Jones handling the marketing, the young company prospered, quickly gaining a reputation for innovative design and high-quality work. Through work for numerous computer manufacturers and other large computer users, CSC developed more systems software than any other computer services company in the industry.

The company would be listed on the NYSE in 1968.


CSC medical benefits include choices from a well-recognized preferred provider organization and health maintenance organizations along with drug prescription and dental plans. Family members are also eligible for enrollment. CSC also provides paid time off for temporary illness, injury or care of an immediate family member. Confidential counseling and referral services are available for our employees and their families.
Retirement benefits include a 401(k) with a company match, and most business units offer a pension plan. There's also the CSC Credit Union, which offers a number of convenient services. And you might be interested in our interest-free loan to purchase a personal computer for home.
Vacations and Holidays
As a CSC employee, you will accrue paid annual vacation leave at a rate that increases with service. Paid holidays may vary each year.
Insuring for a Rainy Day
Other benefits include life insurance, disability income protection and business travel accident plans.
Learning Opportunities
The CSC educational assistance program allows for tuition reimbursement. It also offers a wide range of self-conducted computer-based modules available through CD-ROM. Other courses are taught in traditional, formal settings, many at employment sites throughout the world. In addition, on-the-job training occurs on an ongoing basis throughout CSC.

Updated November 7, 2006

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