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Director of Digital Infrastructure



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The Director of Digital Infrastructure will be responsible for sourcing, screening, execution and management of investments, partners and portfolio companies, specifically focused on the digital infrastructure space. The Director will be tasked with developing new investment strategies and the development and execution of planning, strategy, and research initiatives within digital infrastructure. 

Our Team

The Director will be an active member of the Koch Real Estate Investments (“KREI”) team. KREI is the real estate investment arm of Koch Industries, the second largest privately held company in the US with over $125bn in revenue. Since 2003, Koch has completed over $130bn of acquisitions and investments. KREI is active in the private and public markets and makes financial investments throughout the capital stack of real estate assets and operating companies. KREI’s investment activities seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns, with a focus on value-add and opportunistic returns. 

What You Will Do

  • Executes market due diligence for potential acquisitions and new opportunities

  • Sources and screens new investment opportunities for marketed deals via brokerage community; for off-market deals via established and new industry contacts
  • Industry research and analysis
  • Financial analysis, valuation, modelling
  • Supports in negotiating, executing, and implementing agreements and all other leases, contracts, and binding legal documents
  • Executes transactions and conducts operations due diligence for target acquisitions
  • Maintains a level of knowledge of current portfolio operating performance and resourcefully incorporates it into the underwriting process to enhance accuracy
  • Coordinates ongoing research of the digital infrastructure industry to identify market trends and related information for analysis in defining investment strategies
  • Manages existing portfolio companies, including reviewing annual budget and long-term business plans 

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • 5+ years of experience in the data center industry sales/business development (including but not limited to Cloud, Colocation, Telcom or Network) or data center investments

  • Working knowledge of the data center industry is essential
  • Transaction experience in the data center space, with data center knowledge of operating metrics and technical performance capabilities
  • Hands on transactional due diligence experience
  • Understanding of capital markets and structuring complex real estate
  • Experience in preparing operating memorandums and/or detailed valuation presentations
  • Bachelor's degree 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Real Estate Finance

  • 8+ years of real estate underwriting and transactional experience
  • Experience with enterprise and hyper-scale clients
  • Experience in helping customers with colocation and cloud strategy

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are
Koch Industries creates and innovates a wide spectrum of products and services that make life better. Our work spans a vast number of industries across the world, including engineered technology, refining, chemicals and polymers, pulp and paper, glass, electronics and many more. Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Koch employs 120,000+ employees across the globe. At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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