Java / Scala Software Engineer

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Capsule is one of the most popular CRM applications on the web, helping thousands of small businesses and sales teams take care of customers. Our bootstrapped and profitable company is growing fast. We are looking for passionate, talented and creative people to join our small team based in Manchester's vibrant Northern Quarter district.

We are looking for a software engineer/developer who gets excited about creating elegant, scalable, robust and maintainable solutions to complex problems. You’ll be developing on good kit alongside a friendly team who share the same qualities.

Depending on your skills, you'll have a chance to work on the Capsule's backend, frontend, API, mobile application and integrations with 3rd party systems.

We’re passionate about providing great customer support and expect all our people to spend time answering questions from customers so it's important that you have good written skills and a friendly manner. We expect our people to join us at least part of the week in our Manchester office, but we’re happy you get the job done remotely on occasion if that works for you. You must be legally able to work in the United Kingdom.

Explain why we should hire you, some examples or links to your recent work and your salary expectation. Include your CV but keep it brief. No recruitment agencies please.

Required talents

+ Web application development
+ Skilled in either Java or Scala
+ Agile methods & test-driven development
+ Willingness to nurture existing code as much as develop new features

For bonus points

+ JQuery
+ MySQL & OS X / Linux
+ Hibernate or JPA
+ Experience on large scale web applications
+ Full text search and indexing
+ Caching techniques and query tuning
+ RESTful APIs
+ Git mastery

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