Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Business Software Provider
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  • Contact
    • Kainos House, 4-6 Upper Crescent, Belfast, Antrim, BT7 1NT

About Kainos Group Plc

Founded in 1987, Kainos Group plc is a UK-based provider of digital services and digital platforms for organisations across the globe.

Its primary purpose is to enable outstanding people to create digital solutions that have a positive impact on people's lives. The Group's digital services include full lifecycle development and support of customised digital services for governments and commerical customers, and its digital platforms comprise specialised products in the mobile healthcare and automated testing arenas.

Kainos employs approximately 1,000 staff across offices in Europe and the USA, working interchangeably across its services and platforms businesses.

What is it like to work for Kainos Group Plc

Dr Mooney runs the company with integrity and modesty and has been rated the fourth most inspiring leader in the Best Companies Survey. He builds rapport with all staff, personally emails new starters, and thanks leavers and wishes them well.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff can claim £250 a year to learn a non-work-related new skill. There’s also support for anyone wanting to take external training or qualifications. Examples so far include a Chartered Master’s Degree in Marketing and an MSc in Cyber Security.
My Team
My Team
An annual Kick Off event in Belfast brings the company together. This year’s theme was Growing Together. It featured presentations from all levels and business areas, and a bespoke website allowed staff to book their own sessions. A Kainos band rounded off the event.

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

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  • Staff:


  • Male : Female:

    69% / 31%


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