Kinaxis Inc.
Kinaxis employees practicing their dance moves at a conference in Nashville   (Photo credit: Frenzel Studios)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Here are some of the reasons why Kinaxis Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • Kinaxis launched a high school internship to promote computer science as a field of study among young people and provide opportunities to work in high-tech before attending university
  • Kinaxis hosts a "Hackathon Week" to challenge employees to utilize their skills and creativity to improve and innovate the company's products -- employees may work alone or in teams and present their final ideas at the "Hackathon Hoscar Party"
  • Employees in Kinaxis' development department organize Demo Days to present new initiatives and developments to other employees
Kinaxis employees having fun during the company's summer picnic

Highlights

Industry Software Developer
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 307
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
Unique initiatives mentoring program for recent grads who are interested in pursuing a P.Eng designation, pairing them with tenured employees

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Kinaxis Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

  • Kinaxis employees can take advantage of a number of onsite amenities, including a quiet room for meditation and religious observance, free access to an onsite fitness facility, weekly deliveries of fresh organic fruit, and a fully equipped employee lounge with video games, a massage chair, foosball and table hockey
  • Kinaxis cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and offers generous referral bonuses of up to $5,000 for successful hires
  • Along with helping employees save for the future, Kinaxis offers retirement planning assistance and phased-in work options for those nearing retirement
Kinaxis employees during an Autism at Work event

Highlights

Industry Software Developer
Established in Canada 1984
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 307
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Full-time employee growth in the past year 8.9 %
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 33 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

Kinaxis Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Kinaxis employees celebrate at the company's holiday party

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Software Developer
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 250 to 500
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Software Developer, Analytics Developer, Data Server Developer, Web and Mobile Developer, Software Quality Assurance Specialist, Product Support, Technical Business Analyst
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 4 paid days)
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy

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