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Trusted & loved by:

University of Liverpool
Kx Customer Michigan University
Kinetic customer Royal Holloway
University of Edinburgh

Without an incredible team, we wouldn't be who we are.

"Great people create great companies, which is why for Kinetic, our people come first."
Luke Warren, Chief Executive Officer

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Working at Kinetic

We challenge the status quo, empower each other to improve, and view problems as opportunities to grow.

We take risks, have big ideas, and can be wildly creative. The opportunity in front of us is massive and it’s going to take big & bold thinking to realise it.

We’re extremely curious. We actively seek out new ideas and unique perspectives to solve problems and love sharing what we’ve learned with the community.

We take pride in developing our skills to create the best possible experience for our customers and for our team.

Current vacancies

Milton Keynes - hybrid working

QA Analyst

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst to join or Professional Services Team. The successful candidate will be undertaking manual testing of product implementation and bespoke designs to ensure all the work delivered to customers inspires confidence in our products and ability.

The role would be ideal for someone who has experience in manual testing but also a keen eye to improve QA process and ultimately enhance the customer experience.

There are significant and exciting technological developments in progress at present so this is a role that comes with great future opportunity.

Milton Keynes - hybrid working

Web Developer

We are looking for a Web Developer to join our Student Online Services Team. The successful candidate will be developing customer-specific websites that enable students to apply online for university accommodation.

The role would be ideal for a proactive Web Developer who likes a challenge and is happy to get stuck into the details of complex code. There are significant and exciting technological developments in progress throughout the business so this is a role that comes with great future opportunity.

Ludlow / Milton Keynes - flexible hybrid working

Full Stack Developer (.NET)

The role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced engineer looking to join a well-established team of senior software engineers.

We are looking to expand our team currently migrating an existing feature set from legacy technologies into a web-based platform and building a brand-new innovative product supporting the wellbeing of students within higher education. The team works closely with our Product Management team, made up of Product Owners, Analysts and UX/UI designers using an agile approach to delivery.

The software, is, in part, in legacy technology in the form of a Windows application, with some functions already migrated into a new front-end technology. This stack is a SQL back end, using LINQ, C#, HTML and Angular on ASP.net. In addition to this, there is a public facing web portal product, written in ASP.net/MVC, with HTML/CSS and a Razor front end and again SQL back end, with a layer of .NET Core web servicers. There is also ongoing work to move using Azure SQL and web tiers as a service.

Milton Keynes & Ludlow - flexible working

Applications Support Analyst - 1st Line

Our support team is passionate about what we do, with a genuine care and attention to detail that runs throughout our company and everything we do.

You will be the voice of our business providing 1st line support for our products, dealing with our fantastic customers day to day, so you must be confident talking with different users and ensuring they feel happy with each outcome.

There's lots to learn and dive into from the get go. You will deal with a variety of issues; from your simple password resets to your more investigative issues about "How do I". These are where you'll be able to look under the covers and learn more and more about our products.

Milton Keynes - flexible/part time/full time - office based

Office Administrator

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated with great organisational skills who'll enjoy looking after the day to day running of our office. In this role you'll be accountable for supporting our head office operations in Milton Keynes.

You are someone who understands the importance of maintaining confidentiality and who can easily multitask whilst always paying accurate attention to detail.

We are open to part-time working and flexible working patterns; we'd prefer cover in the office on all 5 days of the working week. The role is office based.

Milton Keynes - hybrid working

Cloud Operations Engineer

We’re looking for a candidate to join a growing team of Cloud Operations engineers, responsible for the continued maintenance and development of our AWS platform and server infrastructure in Azure.

Kinetic supply cloud and traditional client/server enterprise software hosted either on-premises by the customer or by us in Microsoft Azure. The Cloud Operations team are building web-based, multi-tenant cloud solutions using Amazon Web Services.

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KineticCares has been created with you in mind. Our package is designed to offer support with health and wellbeing, financial planning, parental leave and so much more. Join the Kinetic family and experience a company that actively encourages talent development, recognition and career progression.

Awesome Workspaces

Whichever Kinetic office you find yourself in, you'll find the latest tech, loads of breakout space and the best coffee in town!

Training & Development

We actively encourage career progression and developing your skills through training, professional courses and conferences.

Be Yourself

If you're more of a shorts and flip-flops than a 3-piece-suit kind of person, that is absolutely fine with us.

A Great Team

We love a get-together, from one-off nights out to something a bit more special, think Oktoberfest & Crystal Maze!

Flexible Working

Life doesn't always follow the normal 9-5:30 rules, we know that and we've got your back if you need to change things up.

Annual Bonus

It's simple, when you do well, Kinetic does well and if Kinetic does well, you get an awesome annual bonus!

Discounts & Savings

Take advantage of our benefits and Flexpot packages, with an annual allowance and plenty of online and in-store discounts.

Loads More

Including life insurance, healthcare, sick pay, annual charity and personal wellbeing days, generous holiday, plus cool stuff like social nights and video games!

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In honour of Mental Health Awareness week 2022, we’re reflecting on a development journey that has brought us Student Life, a system that is helping institutions in the HE sector to record, monitor and report on student wellbeing. At the ASRA 2022 conference, we delivered a presentation outlining Student Life and how a growing number…

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Why are we committed to Student Wellbeing?

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week, we caught up with our Chief Transformations Officer, David Wilkes, to find out how our student wellbeing management solution, Student Life, has evolved since it first started back in 2018. But first, what is Student Life? What is Student Life? Student Life answers a problem that the sector has…

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How does technology improve the student experience?

The impacts of Covid-19 are ongoing – Student Minds found that in September, 63% of students felt the pandemic continued to negatively impact their mental health.   The pandemic continues to shape students’ experiences and there is still a long way to go before all students can truly thrive at university without facing barriers, according to…

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Our BRAND-NEW partnership with WAU

Our CEO, Luke Warren, gives an insight into what’s happening behind the scenes here at Kinetic. Why WAU? Co-founded by Tom White, WAU are brand-new to market and were born with the desire to do things differently, which is why they’ll be working closely with you, our customers, to provide an independent benchmark of our…

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We’ve signed up to the SME Climate Commitment

The science is clear: we need to halve our emissions by 2030 to deliver a zero-carbon world in time.   To meet this goal, every business, no matter their size or industry, has a role to play. We need all companies around the world to commit to a net-zero future.   Our commitment We have committed to cut…

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New additions to our student payment management solution community

We’re delighted to announce that UniLife and the University of Limerick, have adopted our brand-new payment solution, KxPayments. What is KxPayments? KxPayments offers a secure and seamless integration of payments and allows you to monitor and manage student billing easily. Enabling you to assemble an optimised payment eco-system with no difficult integration process. It also…

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Top 5 tips to make the Clearing process seamless for your accommodation team

Clearing is one of the most important times throughout the year for higher education institutions. According to UCAS, more than 70,000 students were accepted through Clearing in 2020 and we are looking at even higher numbers in 2021. In fact, National Clearing Survey results suggest an increase of a whopping 38%! With the Clearing deadline…

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Taking student experience to the next level with software integrations

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do! It helps us form great partnerships and allows our customers to deliver the best service – just like Unilife.   How can we help enhance the student experience you deliver? Kinetic and MyRenzBox integration will take student experience at Unilife to the next level through seamless…

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A new addition to the Student Life community

Coventry University has joined Kinetic’s growing Student Life community, adopting our solution for managing student wellbeing for its ResLife and Accommodation teams. They intend to expand and grow their ResLife programme across other areas of their business, such as students living within their lettings portfolio. Coventry University’s ultimate ambition is being able to offer the…

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The impact of social media on mental health

Residence Life Manager at FutureLets, Coventry University Tom Truman is a Residence Life Manager who is passionate about making a difference to student mental health. Below he shares his thoughts on the impact that social media has on mental health and his personal experiences. 3.5 billion people use social media. That’s 45% of the world’s…

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