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Kick-starting my career with the Kainos Engineering Academy

Read this new blog post from placement student Daniel on what he got out of the 7-week graduate programme, the Engineering Academy.

My experience at the Kainos WebOps Academy

Back in August 2017, I was at a stage in my career where I felt the need for change.

The Kainos Big Data Academy – analysing traffic data

Read the second in our blog series on our Big Data Academy, held in Gdansk.

Introducing the Kainos Business Analyst Academy

Introducing the Kainos Business Analyst Academy – what’s it all about? 

The story of the Kainos Ops Academy

Find out more about our eight-week WebOps Academy and how to apply for this fantastic opportunity.

My Big Data Academy Experience

Read this blog post on the Big Data Academy, and what you can expect to learn if you’re a participant.

Kainos shortlisted in three Digital DNA Awards categories

Read about our shortlisting in the upcoming Digital DNA Awards!

Changing careers – the first Business Analyst Academy

Find out about how flexible career paths can be at Kainos in a new blog post from Computer Science graduate turned Business Analyst Sophie.

Get a head start in your career with Kainos’ ‘Earn as you Learn’ scheme

Big news – we are now taking applications for Earn as you Learn 2019. Read the full story.

Explore a more exciting career in digital with Kainos at Skills NI

Kainos is exhibiting at this year’s Skills Northern Ireland event, showcasing the wealth of opportunities it provides for young people.

Bright young talents wow at Kainos CodeCamp

We were left in no doubt that the future for young Northern Ireland coders looks very bright indeed.

Big Data Academy – first insights

Read our new blog post on the first ever Data Academy, helping engineers to specialise in this field.

Kainos announces £10million investment in future tech talent

Kainos launches its 2018 Earn as you Learn programme, with a pledge to invest £10 million in entry-level talent over the next five years.

Kainos expands prestigious CodeCamp programme

170 students from North London schools will learn how to design, build and launch their own websites.

Sky’s the limit for first ever Kainos Earn as you Learn graduate

The Earn as you Learn scheme sees its first ever graduate in 2017. Read the full story here.

Kainos launches artificial intelligence masterclass for university students

Kainos today announces the launch of A.I.Camp, a free artificial intelligence training course for university students.

Kainos receives Princess Royal Training Award

Our creative, relevant and high-impact training courses have earned us a prestigious City & Guild Group’s Princess Royal Training Award.

How we prepare our people for management: Kainos MAP

Kainos MAP, our training academy, is designed to offer all Kainos people access to tailor-made, career-building development. Established in 2015, MAP encompasses all kinds of training opportunities, from presentation skills to in-depth technical courses, and intensive management and leadership development. All are shaping Kainos’ future leaders and managers. MAP, shorthand for Master, Accomplish, Progress, is at…

Training in Kainos: not just something we talk about!

‘So what does your company offer in terms of training & development?’  It’s a question that gets asked time after time, interview after interview.  But is it a question we ask just because, well, we need to ask something? Personally, I don’t think so. In all of the years that I’ve worked in training and…

Kainos Highly Commended for Best Place to Work in IT award

London and Belfast, UK – 19th November 2015 – Digital technology solutions provider Kainos was highly commended in the Best Place to Work category at the UK IT Industry awards last night. The company is building a strong reputation for being a top employer, not just in the IT Industry, but in the UK. Kainos…

Kainos Principal Architect Wins Young IT Professional of the Year Award

Last night, at the prestigious Northern Ireland BCS IT Professional of the Year Awards, Kainos Principal Architect, Gareth Workman, was announced as the inaugural Young IT Professional of the Year. The IT Professional of the Year Awards is a highly regarded industry event, and this year added recognition for professionals aged 18-35. A panel, which…

Kainos Scoops Digital Leaders Industry Award

London, UK – 25th June 2015 – Digital Solutions provider Kainos has again proved triumphant at the prestigious Digital Leaders Awards. The company won the Industry Leader category, and was placed runner up in the Best Health and Social Care Product category. For the first time, Kainos also broke into the top ten for the…

Kainos and Girlguiding Inspire Young Women at TechAdventure 2015

Girls and young women involved in Girlguiding in Northern Ireland experienced a camp with a difference this weekend, as engineers from local digital solutions company Kainos partnered with Girlguiding Ulster to host the first technology camp for Girlguides in the province. Guides and members of The Senior Section (aged 12-15) came from all over Northern…

Kainos CTO Tom Gray will present once again at SXSWEdu

Kainos is thrilled to announce that its CTO, Tom Gray, alongside leading IT teacher and academic, Ian Simons, have been selected to present at this year’s SXSWEdu conference which takes place between 9th-12th March in Austin, Texas. This is the second year that Tom has been selected to present at the event, which is decided…

Kainos Targets Female Students with First of Four New CodeShows

60 girls attended the free one-day event in Bristol, the first of four planned CodeShows over the remainder of 2014, to get a taste of what it’s like to work in a real-life software development environment Digital solutions company Kainos has announced the successful completion of a unique CodeShow event aimed at female students. The free one-day…

Kainos Announces July Date for This Year’s Summer CodeCamp

Digital solutions company Kainos has announced the date for this year’s summer CodeCamp. The free two-week course, aimed at year 11-14 students (aged 16-18) of STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and hosted in Belfast, will run from July 28th – August 8th. The annual ‘camp’ is an intensive course in software development during…

SXSWedu Organisers Court Relationship with Kainos on Strategies to Nurture the Future of IT Talent

London, UK – June 16th, 2014 – Digital solutions company Kainos has been invited to play a more proactive and long-term role working with other promoters of IT talent development around the world. In March, Kainos CTO Tom Gray delivered a powerful lecture on the topic at the prestigious international South by Southwest Education (SXSWedu) 2014…

Kainos Repeats Success in Sunday Times ‘Best Companies to Work For’ Rankings

London – March 3rd , 2014 – Digital solutions company Kainos has once again been recognised for its investment in people and talent development, with another high ranking in this year’s Sunday Times ‘Best Companies To Work For’ listings. The innovative technology company, which invests more than £1 million a year in training and talent…

Kainos to Speak at Prestigious Global SXSWedu Education Conference on Nurturing the Next Generation of IT Talent

London, December 2nd, 2013 – Digital solutions company Kainos has announced that its CTO, Tom Gray, has been confirmed as a speaker at the prestigious SXSWedu 2014 education conference in Austin, Texas next March. Speakers are voted on to the panels by attendees – education professionals, industry leaders and policy practitioners from around the world,…

Kainos’s Gdansk Office Opens New Research & Development Centre

Gdansk, Poland – Wednesday 28th May 2013 – Thriving technology company Kainos has opened a Research & Development centre next to the existing branch office in Gdansk, which employs 70 people. The result of this investment will double employee numbers in Kainos Gdansk by 2016. “Innovative small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are our future” said Pawe?…

Derry students launch ‘CropSafe’ app to tackle global crop disease

Read the story of CropSafe here – a business launched by two NI students, supported by the Kainos Academy.

An interview with a Code Club volunteer

Read an interview with one of our longest standing Code Club volunteers, Digital Services Senior Software Engineer Martin.

Kelly Moore Named BCS Young IT Professional of the Year

Kelly’s award recognises her significant contribution to on-going projects and Kainos’ overall business.

Microsoft Future Decoded 2018

Looking back at my two days at Microsoft’s Future Decoded event.

Accelerate your career in Consulting as a Business Analyst

Find out what our brand new Business Analysis Academy is about, and apply to take part.

Cyber incident detection for Electronic Medical Record System

David recently completed an MSc in Applied Cyber Security with Queen’s University Belfast, this post explains his project.

A.I.Camp: Declassified

This summer, we’re running our first ever A.I.Camp all about machine learning and artificial intelligence. Get the inside story here!

Being Agile: Business Survival Essentials

Watch Marc’s talk ‘Being Agile’, where he draws from the practices of some of the world’s most successful digital businesses.

Belfast-based digital business honoured by HRH The Princess Royal for using training to boost business growth

Kainos is celebrating after being commended for its commitment to training and skills development by HRH Princess Royal this week.

Whiteboard: low-cost collaborative services

Corey Duffy explores how an open-source collaboration tool can be used as an effective and low-cost interactive whiteboard.

Mentoring the iOS developers of the future

“I think I’ve learnt more in one week of AppCamp than in a whole year of uni” – A quote from one of our AppCampers this year, and no, we didn’t make her say that! How I got here… After an amazing placement year with Kainos where I got many opportunities and gained much more experience…

Agile on the Beach 2016

Kainos is excited to be a sponsor at this year’s Agile on the Beach conference. Agile on the Beach is an annual technology event held in September in Falmouth, UK.  The conference welcomes 350 local, national and international speakers and delegates to the Cornish coast, with a fantastic beach party on the Thursday evening. We…

What is WebOps?

Ever considered a career in WebOps? Know what WebOps is? Ever heard of WebOps? If you answered “No” to any of those questions, then maybe this post can help. I’m Daryl, and I’m a Senior WebOps engineer in Kainos. Recently, I have been involved in the planning of a new WebOps academy for Kainos, in the UK….

Vote for our SXSWedu and SXSW Interactive sessions

Kainos is no stranger to SXSW (South by Southwest). For the past two years, Tom Gray, CTO at Kainos, has taken to the SXSWedu stage to present on and ignite conversation around the topic of coding in schools, and the importance of nurturing young people’s digital skills. In 2016, we’re hoping to expand our presence at…

AppCamp 4.0 – An Experience of a Lifetime

AppCamp 2014 closed on Friday in Belfast and Bristol, and our AppCampers’ apps are currently waiting for approval from the app store. This year’s students came up with some diverse and creative ideas, and left with a wealth of new knowledge and a few more friends – and most importantly, their own apps. Before you download…

New ways of addressing the digital skills shortfall

Everyone wants everyone to learn how to code these days. Apparently, it’s the ‘fourth literacy’, whatever that is. Watch Lottie Dexter explain to Jeremy Paxman about the need for everyone to code as she launched the “Year of Code” initiative earlier this year. Don’t worry about the fact that neither could code, or had much…