Kainos Reviews

Updated Oct 18, 2021

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4.3
83%
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168 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work overall with great people who are understanding of personal circumstances(in 17 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours, good company culture(in 16 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The back-office teams in Belfast are hugely under-resourced and therefore disorganised(in 16 reviews)

  • "Has grown quickly and is experiencing growing pains in Corporate teams/processes and communication but these are recognised and they plan to fix these(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Project Manager

      Jun 24, 2015 - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent benefits Flexible working arrangements Top quality, talented staff

      Cons

      Some travel may be required, depending on location

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      Kainos Response

      Managing Director

      Thanks for posting your comments. (I like your brief style of feedback!) Brendan

    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Meaningful work, people oriented, good work life balance

      Oct 18, 2021 - Current Employee in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Flexible working hours Remote as much as I want (you can go to office if you wish) Shares Incentive Plan (get shares annually free!) 35 days holiday per annum Agile Culture Awesome colleagues Awesome tech Learning a lot! Very strong public and private sector client portfolio (from MoJ to HelloFresh) Relevant and purposeful projects that impacts communities around us You choose your tech to work with! Home office furniture allowance! Fast growing company Pays out bonus every year (5 years in the row) 2 Promotion rounds a year (for the ambitious)

      Cons

      Salaries could be addressed to match the current market conditions and the economy! Free Bupa for all! Bonus only for Senior Management! All work hard despite seniority!

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Best company culture

      Oct 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for, amazing culture and a brilliant leadership team.

      Cons

      Salaries need to be reviewed

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company

      Oct 11, 2021 - Trainee Software Engineer in Gdańsk
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Great people -Employee is given a lot of trust -Flexibility with time management

      Cons

      -Salary could be more competetive but hopefuly it will change in the near future

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Supportive employer

      Sep 21, 2021 - Head of Corporate Development in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People focused, large opportunities, small co feel, growing rapidly

      Cons

      Growing rapidly is not for all.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Company to work for

      Sep 8, 2021 - Project Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, People and Work make it an easy place to work in

      Cons

      Perhaps a bit more diversity at senior management level.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good Company who really cares about their people

      Aug 30, 2021 - People Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Exciting 2025 strategy for growth - Gift shares annually to ALL employees - Good benefits - private healthcare, Skills for me (£250), wellbeing support - Really talented, high quality people - the best I have worked with in my career! - Superb range of training available - skills, technical and personal development - great elearning apps - Flexible working hours - Nice workspaces - Culture of helping and caring for people yet achievement focused

      Cons

      - Pay is not the highest in the market but the shares make up for it. - Not a diverse community but Senior Mgt recognises this are working on it.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Huge opportunities and great support networks

      Aug 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People are willing to help each other Lots of smart people Huge variety of work, with lots of challenge across loads of technologies

      Cons

      There's always more work than time, it takes proactive effort to make sure that this is balanced.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work at

      Aug 26, 2021 - Trainee Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Strong focus on employees wellbeing

      Cons

      Nothing so far - pay is good but there are some higher paid grad schemes

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fantastic company

      Aug 10, 2021 - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Collaborative and really amazing culture Great career opportunities The business champions learning and development

      Cons

      there are no cons at all

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