Why Kinaxis?

With the stability of an established company and the heart of a start-up, Kinaxis is a great place to work! If you're searching for a challenging and rewarding career, we just might have what you're looking for!


Company Values

At Kinaxis, we look for and celebrate these five core values in our employees:

Be Adventurous

Being adventurous and curious leads to the development of groundbreaking products and creative approaches that make Kinaxis stand out from the crowd!

Be Real

Acting with unabated integrity, respecting our differences, and putting people first creates an authentic work environment that encourages diverse thinking and fosters innovation.

Be Customer-Centric

Our customers count on us to care deeply about their success. And when they succeed, we succeed! Our commitment to customer success is a competitive advantage for us.

Be Self-Empowered

Feeling empowered to take charge, take risks and make things happen is the path to positive and innovative progress.

Laugh Often

Laughing out loud feels great and is universally contagious. So while we work hard, we're having fun while we do it. When you laugh often, others will follow.

“What I like most about working at Kinaxis is that here the best idea wins, and anyone willing to step up and champion a great idea can take part in improving our company.”

Jay P.

Manager, QA Automation and Tools

“What I like most about Kinaxis is how much everyone here loves their work. That passion translates to having more open conversations, having a no-question-is-stupid policy, lots of smiles and celebrations of each other, and amazing collaboration. “

Maddy K.

Content Developer

“There’s a great culture of collaboration across all the teams at Kinaxis where people are always willing to help others and share knowledge. From the most senior employees to the most junior, it really feels like everybody is working towards the same goal of making the company successful.”

Alex M.

Team Lead

“Kinaxis gives me the flexibility to accomplish both life and work challenges.”

Kevin L.

Software Developer

“I really appreciate that everyone is encouraged to stay mentally fresh at Kinaxis thanks to the generous vacation policy, on-site gym and games room, company sports teams, and fun corporate fundraisers – this makes everyone a whole lot nicer to work with!”

Andrew D.

Solution Developer

“We have a GREAT product and we are focused on doing the right thing for the customer, even if it means it costs us extra.”

Jim W.

Center of Excellence Architect

“I learn stuff every day. Kinaxis has smart people working here and the best part is that they always encourage open-ended questions and discussion.“

Sashi K.

QA Specialist

“Working at Kinaxis is like being part of a family. Fantastic people that really want to help and really want you to succeed.”

John W.

Global Alliances Partner

“Kinaxis is filled with wonderful people -- they always make you feel at home.”

Prabhakar R.

Software Developer

“The combination of challenging work, close-knit team and understanding managers. I couldn’t have imagined a better co-op experience!”

Kyle K.

Analytics Developer (Co-op)

Job Incentives

We're dedicated to taking care of our employees and our communities.

Exclusive Perks

  • Competitive pay
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible vacation
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Hackathons
  • Winter holiday shut-down
  • Regular town hall meetings with CEO
  • Ping pong, foosball and arcade games
  • On-site gym facilities, personal training, core strengthening and yoga classes
  • Organized team sports

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits program includes:

  • Medical and dental
  • Health spending account
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • RRSP company match / 401(k) plan / Pension
  • Travel insurance

Community Involvement

We support a variety of different local and international organizations. Our recent activities include:

  • Autism at Work
  • QuickStart
  • Ottawa Hospital Foundation
  • Ottawa Food Bank
  • Movember
  • Dairy Queen Blizzard Day
  • HOPE Beach Volleyball


Proudly Canadian with a global reach, Kinaxis has 350+ employees with over 2/3 located in our Ottawa headquarters, including the research and product dev teams. Year over year, we're recognized as a great employer and company.