Kofax plc (LSE: KFX) is a leading provider of smart process applications that simplify the business critical First Mile™ of information-intensive customer interactions. We combine market leading capture, process management, analytics and mobile capabilities that enable organizations to increase their responsiveness to customers, provide better service, gain a competitive advantage and better grow their businesses while reducing operating costs.
What We Do
Kofax dramatically transforms and simplifies the business critical First Mile™ of real time, information intensive customer interactions. In doing so, organizations can significantly increase their responsiveness to customers, provide a higher level of service, gain competitive advantage and better manage and grow their businesses while also greatly reducing operating costs.
We combine market leading capture, process management, mobile and analytics capabilities to provide “smart process applications.” Smart process applications enable organizations to realize these benefits in a timely and cost effective manner while minimizing the need to modify existing enterprise applications and repositories. They provide an essential link between an organization’s “systems of engagement” and “systems of record.”
How It Works
Kofax provides a comprehensive software solution that automatically captures business critical interactions regardless of how, where and when they arise. Once captured, the content of those interactions is automatically extracted and perfected.
The solution then initiates and executes the downstream business processes needed to collaborate with customers to the resolve the inconsistencies that inevitably arise, capture missing or trailing information, obtain necessary approvals, act upon and export the results into the appropriate systems of record, all while ensuring the consistent application of business rules needed for regulatory compliance and internal governance purposes.
Kofax is a global company with diversity embedded in its culture. With more than 25 international offices, Kofax brings together team members from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. Our team oriented environment is innovative and fast paced. At Kofax, we value our employees, empower them and recognize excellence in performance and impact on the company in many different ways.
Kofax is an equal opportunity employer. Our team members have immense potential to grow, learn and succeed within the company. We invest in our employees by providing opportunities for learning, training and acquiring industry knowledge. Kofax provides its employees with professional development programs, tuition reimbursement programs and on-site training.
As a technology leader, Kofax maintains and continues to hire a innovative and diverse workforce. We respect differences in perspective and believe that these differences build an innovative and healthy organizational culture. Our strong and unique workforce has made Kofax a successful and growing organization.
It is our commitment to provide Equal Employment Opportunity in our recruitment and selection policies and practices. It is Kofax's policy to recruit, select, train and promote into all job levels, employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other diverse groups. Employees are encouraged to utilize our Open Door policy to address any concerns.
Benefits - Americas
At Kofax, we're proud of our accomplishments, our technology and especially our people. We recognize the importance of delivering a comprehensive benefits program that is responsive to everyone. Our benefits program was developed in order to provide multiple benefit choices to support the needs of our employees and their dependents. Some of our overriding objectives in developing the benefits program include:
- Meeting the diverse needs of our employees by offering flexible benefit choices
- Providing financial protection for employees against illness, injury, death and disability
- Positioning our benefits program as a competitive tool to attract and retain a quality workforce
- Establishing a partnership with employees to control costs yet maximize benefits through wise consumerism
- Promoting and enhancing employees' understanding of all benefits offered and costs associated with the plan
- Provide programs that promote a culture of wellness, with easy access to a variety of health resources
With these objectives in mind, we're proud to provide you with a progressive and competitive benefits program called CarePlus.
CarePlus will reward you for participating in activities meant to promote health awareness or to improve health:
- Online Assessment (HA)
- Biometric Screening
- Health Coaching and Trackers
- Parental Program (Future Moms)
- Condition Care
- Case Management
Medical Plans (Anthem Blue Cross)
Advantage PPO/HSA (Health Incentive Account)
Dental Plans (Cigna Dental)
Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Health Care FSA
Dependent Care FSA
Limited Health Care FSA
Eligibility begins for all regular full-time and part-time employees on the first day of the month following their date of hire. Employees accrue 3 weeks per year.
Eligibility begins on the first day of employment. Kofax provides 10 holidays each year in addition to vacation.
Educational Reimbursement Program
Eligibility for full-time employees after 90 days of employment. Requires preapproval. Amount of reimbursement is determined by length of service and grade received. Courses must carry an academic credit.
In addition to our Educational Reimbursement program, Kofax encourages employees to participate in 2 to 5 days of professional development programs each year. All professional development programs are subject to manager approval.
401(K) Savings Plan
- Fidelity Investments
- Regular employees 21 years of age or older with at least 3 months of service. Employees may choose to invest their contributions in a variety of funds managed by Fidelity Investments. Employees can defer up to a dollar amount set by law which is adjusted annually to reflect cost of living increases or 60% of compensation per year, whichever is less. Kofax will match 50% of an employee's contribution up to $2,000 per year. Matching contributions will vest after one year.
- Employee Assistance Program - Cigna
- 529 College Savings Plan - Putnam
- Jury / Witness Duty
- Free Beverages
- On-Site Fitness Center
- Quarterly Employee Events
This information is intended to provide you with a brief description of some of the benefits provided to Kofax employees. It is used as a reference document only and is not intended to be an official contract guaranteeing coverage. Kofax reserves the right to modify any or all components of the company's benefit plans at the sole discretion of management. Although employees will be notified in advance where possible, any such changes may occur with or without notice. For employees not residing in California the medical plans may vary.
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I have been working at Kofax full-time (More than a year)
I've read some of the reviews, and I'm going to guess they are from the side of the company that doesn't involve IT. With that being said, this review is based on the IT side of the company aka Building 2. I work on the IT side of the company, and as my title has mentioned it's a fun and fast paced environment. Since we have to be on the cutting edge (or bleeding in some cases) of technology, we implement various technologies. This may overwhelm some people, but I see it as an opportunity to learn many things. It also makes the days go by fast. Management has also done a good job on hiring a group of well rounded people to cover any weaknesses in the team. If one person isn't strong in a particular area, there is another person on the team who can help train on the subject. None of the departments work in silos and this is also helpful for getting challenging projects completed. The IT group has a familial feel to it. On Thursdays, people from the different IT departments meet up for a group lunch at various locations in Irvine. It's an escape from work and a fun time to listen to how everyone's families are doing. Our HR also schedules team building events every 2-3 months and it's a good way to meet the large amount of people that work in the company. Although I haven't been to all the events, so far I've seen K1 racing, Boomers, and Knotts Berry Farm. The company Christmas party is also a nice touch for the end of the year. I can honestly say this is one of the few places I've enjoyed working at and would encourage people to apply for IT jobs at Kofax.
From my current personal experience, I don't have any cons against the company.
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I have no advice at this time.
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Getting an Interview
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I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Kofax in July 2015.
Had discussions with HR who basically just wanted to hear a voice. I then spoke to the hiring manager. The interview lasted the full allotment of time. I was told he had other candidates to talk to when he returned from vacation. I reached out to the recruiter a couple of days later and was told there's no fit.
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Kofax® is a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile™ of customer interactions. These begin with an organization’s systems of engagement, which generate real time, information intensive communications from customers, and provide an essential connection to systems of record (large, enterprise applications and repositories not easily adapted to contemporary technology). Kofax improves the customer experience and reduces operating costs for increased competitiveness, growth and profitability.