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Kainos is a company providing digital services and platforms. It specializes in digital transformation, AI, data, cloud, design, consulting, and IoT. The company also offers Workday software planning, deploying, testing, and support. Kainos serves the public, commercial, and healthcare sectors.

HQBelfast, GB
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)1,424(+21%)
Job Openings950
Revenue (FY, 2019)£110.3 M(+74%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)£20.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Kainos

Brendan Mooney

Brendan Mooney

Chief Executive Officer
Tom Burnet

Tom Burnet

Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Richard McCann

Richard McCann

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Malpass

Andrew Malpass

Independent Non-Executive Director
Paul Gannon

Paul Gannon

SVP Business Development
Tom Gray

Tom Gray

Group CTO and Director of Innovation
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Kainos Office Locations

Kainos has offices in Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and in 13 other locations
Belfast, GB (HQ)
4-6 Upper Cres
Birmingham, GB
Alpha Tower, Suffolk Street Queensway
Edinburgh, GB
1 Lochrin Square 92-98, Fountainbridge
London, GB
2nd floor, 21 Farringdon Rd, Holborn
Londonderry, GB
Timber Quay Strand Rd
Manchester, GB
Federation House, 2 Federation St
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Kainos Financials and Metrics

Kainos Revenue

Kainos's revenue was reported to be £110.26 m in FY, 2019

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Kainos Operating Metrics

Kainos's Backlog was reported to be £87.2m in FY, 2016. Kainos's Customers was reported to be 209 in FY, 2016.
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Kainos Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FormulateNovember 11, 2019
ImplexaNovember 11, 2019

Kainos Revenue Breakdown

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Kainos revenue breakdown by business segment: 63.3% from WorkSmart, 24.9% from Digital Services and 11.8% from Evolve

Kainos Cybersecurity Score

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Kainos Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Kainos News and Updates

Kainos Capital Acquires Muenster Milling, Family-Owned Pet Food and Ingredient Manufacturer

DALLAS, Aug. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kainos Capital, a private equity firm specializing in acquiring and managing food and consumer businesses, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Mitch and Chad Felderhoff to acquire their family business, Muenster Milling ("Muenster"), a...

Belfast-based Kainos acquires Helsinki’s Cloudator’s Workday division, increases European footprint

Belfast-based Kainos, a main implementation partner for Workday, has acquired Finnish competitor Cloudator’s Workday division. Through the acquisition, Kainos gains Cloudator’s market share, as well as adding 55 Workday specialists across the continent. The terms of the acquisition were not disclose…

Kainos more than doubles annual profit in bumper year

IT provider Kainos has more than doubled its annual pre-tax profit to secure an eleventh consecutive year of growth. The The post Kainos more than doubles annual profit in bumper year appeared first on CityAM.

UK Software Company Kainos to Open North American Sales, IT Office in Atlanta, Create 137 Jobs

ATLANTA – December 11, 2020  –Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Kainos, a global digital technology company, will invest $1.2 million in opening a North American sales and IT hub in Buckhead, bringing 137 jobs to Fulton County.read more

Kainos announces special dividend after strong trading period

IT provider Kainos has declared a special dividend after a resilient year of trading in the face of the coronavirus The post Kainos announces special dividend after strong trading period appeared first on CityAM.

Kainos Group acquires both Formulate (UK) and Implexa (Germany) to grow across Europe

Kainos, the Belfast-based software provider, has acquired two players, Formulate and Implexa, to further secure the UK and European markets for one of its umbrella companies, Workday. Workday is a suite of enterprise solutions, including a financial and business planning software called Adaptive Ins…
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Kainos Blogs

Escaping the Sysadmin Grind and Becoming a DevOps Engineer

Making a start in your current role First, be aware that anyone can start using DevOps tools and methodologies in their current role. Just because you don’t have the word “DevOps” anywhere in your job description doesn’t mean you have to switch roles. Why? DevOps is a set of practices; it’s not a jo…

Kainos and NHS Digital utilise Kubernetes to help create a Digital Front Door for the NHS

In September 2017, the Secretary of State (SoS) for Health made a number of public commitments at the NHS England Health & Care Innovation Expo. These commitments focused on the addressing the needs of 40+ million patients and 7,500+ GP practices in England by providing digital access to core NH…

Live Operations Turns Junior Developers into Seniors

I’m often asked what the difference between a junior and a senior engineer is, or how can I become a senior quicker. There’s not really an industry wide standard and so expectations can be wildly different between locations, projects and companies. From my experience, there are a few things that peo…

Experience Strategy: framing and delivering digital challenges

A Q&A with Mick Angel, Experience Strategy Lead at Kainos Design. At Kainos we frequently help clients design new services that deliver value to their users. Experience strategy is a way of helping our clients frame problems and work out how they can create and capture value for their users. Mic…

Shining the light on testing 💡🐞

After studying Computer Science and working as a software developer throughout university, I applied to join Kainos as a Software Engineer to continue with what I knew and enjoyed doing. Taking part in Kainosʼ seven week Engineering Academy, which every graduate or placement student who joins us com…

Kick starting your AI Journey!

I am Chloe McAteer and I have recently started working in the AI Practice in Kainos where I have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, developing production ready software for a range of different customers.  Over the years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become part of everyday li…
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Kainos Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kainos founded?

    Kainos was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Kainos key executives?

    Kainos's key executives are Brendan Mooney, Tom Burnet and Richard McCann.

  • How many employees does Kainos have?

    Kainos has 1,424 employees.

  • What is Kainos revenue?

    Latest Kainos annual revenue is £110.3 m.

  • What is Kainos revenue per employee?

    Latest Kainos revenue per employee is £77.4 k.

  • Who are Kainos competitors?

    Competitors of Kainos include Perficient, Thoughtworks and BJSS.

  • Where is Kainos headquarters?

    Kainos headquarters is located at 4-6 Upper Cres, Belfast.

  • Where are Kainos offices?

    Kainos has offices in Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kainos have?

    Kainos has 19 offices.