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KINX is waiting for you.

KINX Inc. is an Internet infrastructure company providing IX(Internet eXchange), IDC (Internet Data Center), CDN (Content Delivery Network) and Cloud services among others. Pursuing openness, connectivity, and neutrality, KINX provides Internet services with maximized connectivity and minimal constraints. Today, around 17% of Internet subscribers in Korea access the Internet through the infrastructure established by KINX, and Microsoft, Twitch and other global companies use the services offered by KINX, the one and only IX operator in Korea.

Wherever connectivity is required, KINX provides the ultimate connection using the most appropriate infrastructure in the most efficient way. Our services are not limited to certain companies or domains. This is because through our infrastructure, we reach and influence countless people in every single field where Internet connection is essential such as portals, gaming, and broadcasting.

We are looking for those who will accompany us in this special journey.
Aren’t you curious as to the value of something special we create beyond connectivity here at KINX?

Who we look for

  • Team work

    Communication and cooperation with open-mind to make synergy. Trust and respect for positive relationship.

  • Resilience

    Unceasing efforts to achieve unit goals. Flexibility for unexpected and fast changes.

  • Responsibility

    Awareness of one’s responsibility and full commitment. Steady efforts for developing specialty.

  • Insight

    Analyzing core issue and the cause. Finding the best way to solve the issue.

Employee Welfare

We try to provide great and certain happiness.

  • 100%

    Ratio of regular employees

  • 7%

    Resignation rate in 2018

  • 63%

    Ratio of employees in their 20s~30s

  • 100%

    Maternity leave

  • Good Workplace
    (SME)

    JobPlanet & Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Family-Friendly
    Company

    Ministry of Gender Equality and Family

  • Work-Life Balance
    Campaign

    Ministry of Employment and Labor

  • Youth-Friendly
    Small Giant Company

    Ministry of Employment and Labor & Korea Employment Information Service

  • KINX, Where Employees Are Excited to Come into Work

    - 9 to 5 workday
    - Monthly KINX Day
    - Casual dress code and form of address
    - In-house clubs
    - Rewards for excellent attendance and long-term service

  • Food for Concentration
    at KINX

    - Free breakfast
    - Free snack bar
    - Dinner allowance

  • KINX, Making
    Your Pocket Heavier

    - Welfare points
    - Telecommunications allowance
    - Book allowance

  • KINX, Sharing
    Joy and Sorrow

    - Summer vacation allowance and accommodation
    - Holiday gifts
    - Monetary birthday gift (can be donated)
    - Congratulatory and condolence leave and allowance

  • Popeye
    KINX

    - Free health examination (employee & spouse)
    - Metabolic syndrome care
    - Health promotion program

  • KINX, Abiding
    by the Law

    - Four major insurances
    - Retirement pension
    - Maternity leave (before & after childbirth)
    - Parental leave

Job Description

Technical Sales (Domestic)

Technical Sales (Overseas)

Business Planning

Cloud Web Development

Cloud Infrastructure Development

Cloud Infrastructure Operation

Cloud Customer Support

CDN Solution Development

Systems Engineer

Infrastructure Operation
(Electrical/Machinery/HVAC)

  • Technical Sales (Domestic)

    Job Description

    "Pioneering new markets and presenting values that only KINX can provide."

    Pioneer new markets and discover new customers.
    Analyze our competitors, market environment, services and performance records, based on which we establish and execute effective sales strategies.
    Propose Internet infrastructure services and solutions suitable for our customers’ situations.
    Boost customer satisfaction through ongoing communication.

    Competencies

    - Enterprising spirit and active execution
    - Outstanding communication skills
    - Creative and flexible thinking
    - Unafraid of questions
    - Intermediate-level OA utilization skills and higher (documentation, presentation, etc.)

    Priority Given To

    - Telecommunications-related majors

  • Technical Sales (Overseas)

    Job Description

    "Nurturing our global businesses by actively forming partnerships and discovering business opportunities."

    Identify and analyze the trends in the global market and establish global business strategies
    Expand our partnership opportunities through strategic B2B sales
    Promote our brand awareness by establishing close ties with our global clients and overseas partners
    Propose customized services based on our clients’ individual characteristics and needs

    Competencies

    - Active thinking and excellent collaboration skills
    - Logical thinking and analytical skills
    - Excellent communication skills
    - Documentation and presentation skills

    Priority Given To

    - Experience in living abroad

  • Business Planning

    Job Description

    "Reviewing key issues, presenting opinions and formulating strategies."

    Establish a service policy and improve work processes
    Propose efficient management measures based on cost analysis
    Identify the Internet and policy trends and prepare measures to respond to the changes in the external environment
    Establish mid- and long-term business plans for sustainable growth

    Competencies

    - Interest in small and big changes in the market environment and related observation skills
    - Ability to make clear claims and propose logical measures based on data analysis
    - Relentlessly questioning the existing methods with a critical mind, based on an understanding of the customers and the essence of the business

    Priority Given To

    - At least 5 years of experience in management/business planning

  • Cloud Web Development

    Job Description

    "Developing an environment to provide OpenStack as a customer service."

    Develop the UI for cloud user portals and administrator portals
    Develop the OpenStack administrative console UI
    Connect users to OpenStack
    Manage the data used for billing

    Competencies

    - Experience in developing web services using a Linus-based database
    - Basic competencies in relation to front-end technology
    - Ability to analyze and design based on the specified requirements
    - Communication skills necessary for collaboration

    Priority Given To

    - Experience in developing services based on Django and Mysql
    - Experience in developing services using Angular
    - Experience in developing services using Angular

  • Cloud Infrastructure Development

    Job Description

    "Building the cloud infrastructure and developing new services."

    Design and build a cloud infrastructure architecture based on OpenStack
    Perform development and troubleshooting for automated cloud operation
    Develop and operate new cloud services including network, storage, bare-metal server, and automation

    Competencies

    - Excellent proficiency in using the Linux environment
    - Python development capacity
    - Basic knowledge related to cloud virtualization

    Priority Given To

    - Experience in setting up OpenStack
    - At least 3 years of experience in the field of cloud
    - Experience in participating in an open source community

  • Cloud Infrastructure Operation

    Job Description

    "Operating and managing the overall infrastructure necessary for cloud services."

    Install and operate OpenStack, Linux, etc. and solve related problems
    Set and operate the switches including L2 and L3
    Set and operate the switches including L2 and L3
    Build and operate the components of data center infrastructure including racks and lines
    Set up an infrastructure monitoring environment and analyze the current condition
    Identify and respond to various security issues

    Competencies

    - Completed the education and training program related to server OS (Linux, Windows, etc.), network and security
    - Experience in setting up servers such as the web server, database server and DNS service and installing the OS
    - Experience in installation and maintenance of server and network equipment and security equipment

    Priority Given To

    - Experience in installing and operating OpenStack
    - Majors related to computer science, security and ICT

  • Cloud Customer Support

    Job Description

    "In charge of providing support to cloud customers."

    Provide all types of support from cloud customer acquisition to cancellation
    Consult on, design and set up the system configuration suitable for customer service
    Compose and operate a customer service monitoring system
    Provide MSP service to partners
    Respond to customer inquiries and provide technical support
    Prepare and manage a cloud manual
    Carry out BMT and PoC tasks in relation to new cloud services and affiliated solutions

    Competencies

    - Intermediate-level knowledge of server OS (Linux, Windows, etc.) or higher
    - Basic knowledge of virtualization and cloud
    - Basic understanding of network configuration and security systems
    - Experience in installing and operating open sources

    Priority Given To

    - Experience in operating cloud or virtualization services
    - Experience in installing and operating OpenStack

  • CDN Solution Development

    Job Description

    "Developing a wide variety of services based on an understanding of CDN infrastructure and back-end technology."

    Develop diverse services using media (VOD, live) and caching technology
    Propose services tailored to each customer by collaborating with sales representatives
    Develop Java- and NodeJS-based server processes
    Participate in the REST API interface development
    Conduct research and testing for introduction of open source technologies
    Respond to customer requests

    Competencies

    - Majors related to computer science and ICT
    - Experience in using Linux OS

    Priority Given To

    - Experience in using NoSQL and processing large amounts of data
    - Experience in using AWS
    - Ability to read white papers in English

  • Systems Engineer

    Job Description

    "Building systems and ensuring stable network service by providing operational and technical support."

    Propose optimum network configuration based on related expertise and set up the system accordingly
    Install and operate the OS such as Linux and Windows
    Install and operate the web server, database server and DNS server necessary for the service as well as applications
    Perform system-related monitoring, configuration change, performance tuning, etc.
    Take care of the issues concerning security services such as F/W, IPS and Anti-DDoS
    Provide technical support and troubleshooting as in-house service and customer service

    Competencies

    - Completed the education and training related to OS (Linux, Windows, etc.)
    - Experiencing in setting up servers such as web server, database server and DNS server
    - Experience in installing and operating servers and security equipment
    - Excellent communication skills

    Priority Given To

    - Majors related to computer science, ICT and security
    - Experience in working for a web hosting service provider or data center

  • Infrastructure Operation (Electrical/Machinery/HVAC)

    Job Description

    "Performing work related to the electric power, HVAC and security systems of data centers and preventing accidents and disasters."

    - Operation and Management of Major Equipment
    Keep the data center environment stable through equipment inspections, maintenance and repairs
    Diagnose and predict malfunctions and failures based on regular inspections and reliability testing and perform proactive maintenance
    Minimize potential risks by establishing and reviewing an overhaul plan for old equipment and performing improvement work
    Maintain and improve the energy efficiency and power usage effectiveness (PUE) based on continuous monitoring of the IT loads and energy consumption at the data center

    - Equipment Design and Setup
    Design, review and set up the major equipment necessary for the establishment of a data center in relation to electric power, HVAC, security and firefighting systems and architecture
    Establish a design and engineering roadmap based on a review of the infrastructure status, load and legitimacy and an analysis of the basic capacity
    Prevent safety incidents and ensure equipment integrity by supervising and managing the construction process

    - Customer Support
    Design and set up an operating environment according to the customer requirements and statement of work (SOW) and review the related resources
    Provide specific information on the infrastructure facilities to the customer and check the satisfaction of the service level agreement (SLA)
    Review and analyze major data concerning power, HVAC, etc. to be provided in the form of a report so as to improve customer satisfaction with the service

    Competencies

    - Majors related to electrical engineering, refrigeration and air conditioning engineering, and mechanical equipment engineering
    - Qualification certificates related to the field of major (engineer or industrial engineer)
    - Excellent documentation skills

    Priority Given To

    - National technical qualification certificates in other fields (e.g. Engineer – Fire Fighting Facilities, Engineer – Industrial Safety, etc.)
    - CAD (2D or 3D) proficiency

RECRUITING PROCESS

Application
Submission

skills, experience and work ethics are tested

evaluate work experience and relevant skills are tested

Career aptitude /
personality test

personality & career test

personality test

* For entry-level test, an essay question will be given.

Screening Interview

Unit leader and members attend

and evaluate interviewee

Final Interview with executives

Board members including CEO

attend and evaluate interviewee

Announce
-ment

Result will be announced to all candidates.

* Process might differ from units or be changed depending on circumstances.
* Job offer can be cancelled due to providing misleading or false information on a job application or resume.

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