Become a part of our future

Working from anywhere

Become a part of our future

Working from anywhere


Our Inspiration

At Calix, our mission is to enable communications service providers of all types and sizes to simplify their business, excite their subscribers and grow their value.​ Calix cloud and software platforms are what enable service providers to innovate and transform. However, to accomplish this it requires more than breakthrough technologies. It requires the outstanding individuals who make this possible.

Every day we embrace a challenger mindset and show up with a purpose to inspire our peers and our customers to achieve things that haven’t been done before. In our global company you’ll find creative and collaborative colleagues (contributing from around the world) who are clear about their roles and committed to creating value for our customers, our company, and each other.


Glassdoor: Our CEO ranks #8 as Best CEO to work for

Ratings mean a lot to Calix because those scores are given by the people who work here. Come join a company where the employees build the culture and create, collaborate and communicate effectively across the organization. 

Check out our overall ratings:

  • Overall a 4.7 out of 5
  • 95% would recommend Calix to a friend
  • 98% approve of our CEO’s leadership

As one current employee puts it, “Nowhere Better to Be."


Calix added to Forbes Annual List of America’s Top 50
Mid-Sized Companies

After screening more than 1,000 companies, Forbes picks Calix as one of the year's top 50 mid-cap companies based on earnings growth, sales growth, return on equity, and total stock return.


Calix continues to win awards, making it one of the top work-from-anywhere companies in the world


“As proud as we are about what we have accomplished, the future is even brighter, and that is a testament to the hard work and talent of our team members. We are hiring to meet our growth goals and are excited to expand our team with top talent from anywhere in the world.”

—Michael Weening, President and Chief Operations Officer, Calix


Calix is Cloud first, data driven, solution oriented, and success focused. Recognition of this continues to grow across the industry.


Our Values


Three pillars to our values

  1. Know your purpose—We expect you to know your purpose in life and your purpose in your role at Calix.
  2. The three C’sCollaborate with a culture that spans business units, functions and geographies, Create a vision to redefine our industry, and Communicate across the business and the marketplace to shape our future.
  3. We take care of our own—This starts with you taking care of yourself, your health and your loved ones before you begin to take care of Calix.

We apply these pillars to a hyperactive and fluid working environment that can “work from anywhere." Whether you have a space in our Silicon Valley HQ or your home in Saskatchewan, each person on our Calix team plays a critical role in shaping our company. From all-team virtual gatherings with our CEO and founder to flexible work arrangements, our culture serves as the foundation of our past and continued success.


Our culture

BEAD stands for: Belonging, Engagement, Acceptance and Diversity.

This is an initiative designed to engage Calix employees in open dialogue and celebrations.

As Calix grows and we scale our teams, it is important that everyone is welcome and understands that we embrace people across all cultures, backgrounds, and abilities. Diversity makes us stronger by bringing in voices and views that open our minds and thoughts to all possibilities. 

Our BEAD programs include the following: 

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

We have 13 total Employee Resource Groups which allow employees to connect during work hours to create community outside of their daily jobs and focus time and energy on shared interests, creating a sense of belonging and acceptance.  

Calix Community: Employee Volunteerism

One of our core values at Calix is “we take care of our own.” This value extends to the communities and organizations that are important to us. Our goal as a company is to support our customers in delivering broadband services to every community.


Our paid intern program is best in class! We offer interns the opportunity to become part of our team and work on meaningful projects that enhance their learning and business experience.

Learning and Development

At Calix, we are invested in our employee’s professional and personal growth and provide full-time employees with access to a variety of learning platforms and subscriptions.


Join the market leader

Working at Calix

Calix is the leading global provider of the cloud and software platforms, systems, and services required to deliver the future-proof networks and unrivaled subscriber experiences of tomorrow. Our solutions help our customers embrace a DevOps operating model to speed innovation and leverage real-time analytics and insights to anticipate and delight their subscribers while creating new revenue streams to grow their business.


Benefits and Perks

Our benefits are designed to foster and encourage good health, peace of mind and financial security.  We offer generous healthcare plans and a variety of retirement and savings opportunities.


We believe that taking time off is essential to good health and productivity. Our employees enjoy plenty of time off to refresh and recharge.  Calix supports our employees to work anywhere they need to be with internet reimbursement, remote office furniture and ergonomic evaluations.


Calix offers a robust retirement plan with company match and investment tools to help you reach your financial goals. Features include Pre-tax, Roth, After-Tax contributions, Roth In-Plan Conversion and a Self-directed Brokerage Account.

Employee Stock Purchase

Eligible employees have the unique opportunity to purchase Calix stock at a discounted rate with two distinct types of Employee Stock Purchase Plans.  A valuable component of our Total Rewards package and a great way to own a piece of Calix and save for the future.


Eligible employees have a choice of medical, dental and vision plans, and the opportunity for additional tax savings through an FSA and HSA account.  Calix provides employees and dependents with an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Calix offers generous paid leave for new parents to care for an infant or newly adopted child. In addition, employees who choose adoption as a way of growing their families may be eligible for our adoption assistance benefit.

Insurance Programs

We want to make sure our employees are covered for unforeseen events and have peace of mind.  We provide Basic and Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance, Business Travel Accident coverage and Disability coverage.  For added protection, we offer a variety of Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Hospital and Accident) and a Group Legal Plan with Identity Theft.


Calix recognizes that employees have diverse needs when it comes to health and overall wellbeing with a monthly wellness allowance.   In addition to our Wellness Reimbursement, employees have free and confidential access to the Unmind app with a “Plus One” for a friend or family member.


We take care of our own

When it comes to securing your financial future, our total cash compensation strategy puts us at the top of our industry peers.

We offer a robust health and wellness plan including healthcare insurance, telework, disability support, 100% paid parental and child-delivery leaves, preventive health care, flexible spending accounts, as well as broadband and fitness club reimbursement.

Employees become owners of Calix through our two (2) company employee stock purchase programs. We have a qualified ESPP and in addition we have another ESPP with a key differentiated offering of being a nonqualified employee stock purchase plan that offers a 50% effective discount for shares purchased offering basically a company match for your investment. Our innovative employee stock purchase plan provides differentiated value for your personal investment strategy. In the U.S., we also offer company-contributed 401(k) plans with a match of 50% up to 6%.   


Our Opportunities:
Remote Work Environment

We are looking for the best talent in the world, no matter where you live. Working at Calix means being a part of a global team of talent-rich, subject-matter experts across a broad range of fields collaborating virtually. We are relentless in our pursuit of top talent eager to contribute to our success. A few examples are below.

Moved to Vermont and built a house on a lake

That is what one of our team members did after slogging it out in New Jersey with high house prices, and long commutes.

Works from a cottage for 3 months while his daughter tries out for the Olympic ski team

That is what another team member did. We all thought it was great.

Sold her house in the Bay Area and moved to Nevada where she got 3X the house, access to the mountains, and lower taxes

A member of our team did that 6 months ago and she is very happy. She also traded in her terrible cable speeds for a full fiber service.


Hear what our employees have to say about working at Calix

If you are interested in working at Calix, listen to what your future teammates have to say about the company.  From Collaboration, to Culture to a Work from Anywhere Workplace, let them tell you what makes getting up each morning worthwhile 


Why Culture Matters

Working from Anywhere
Provides Work Life Balance


Collaboration is Key


Engaged Performance Awards recognize Calix among leading workplaces in employee enablement

The third annual Engaged Performance Awards honor organizations whose employees demonstrate an uncommon level of investment in their company’s success. Honorees were selected from a pool of more than 500 companies based on employee responses to a comprehensive set of survey queries around two key question statements:

  • Engagement: I feel proud to work for the company. I would recommend the company as a good place to work.
  • Enablement: My job makes good use of my skills and abilities. Conditions in my job allow me to be as productive as I can be.

Internships at Calix

An internship at Calix allows you to build marketable skills. You will work on meaningful projects that have goals, objectives, expected outcomes and provide value to the business. An internship at Calix will allow you to build your resume with accomplishments you can be proud of, and demonstrate value to any future employer.


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Calix is an equal opportunity workplace.