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Platform Software Engineer in FinTech

London or Portugal - Remote or Full Time

Ollie Maitland Dec 18, 2019

About Capitalise.com

Are you passionate about software engineering and seeing your products be used out in the real world?

Capitalise.com is an award winning adviser-led financial marketplace for accountants with over 1,600 firms using the platform both as a SaaS platform and on the free version.

We are a product-oriented FinTech start-up based in the UK and have closed our Series A back in February 2019. We have won government grants and award nominations for innovation.

Capitalise.com is building out our technology and product teams working with a superstar engineers and product managers.

We’re looking to grow our engineering team in London and Portugal to continue our scale with 1,600 accounting firms using our platform. We are pro open source as a company and so expect an architect to have good knowledge of leading open source frameworks

Responsibilities at Capitalise.com

Building and shipping services in our core platform team

As a software engineer you will be responsible for building APIs, microservices and workers to power our platform. We’re using around 50 services today. Taking on this role you'll be responsible for:

  • Designing, building and maintaining microservices in your team
  • Deploy your lovely code through the CI/CD process
  • Participate in architecture, DevOps and product design conversations
  • Building scalable, maintainable code aligned to SOLID principles
  • Work to maintain a high level of quality control and development flows

What experience are we looking for?

Join a team of 6 software engineers

Software engineering:

  • 3+ years working with web and mobile in Scrum/Kanban/XP environments
  • 3+ years with deep knowledge of node.js, Kotlin and/or Java (not necessarily in a commercial setting)
  • *nix, command line and experience with containers (we use Kubernetes)
  • Current experience with frameworks including SpringBoot, Play and node.js
  • Maybe some experience with PHP and Symfony as a bonus (to help migrate some older services)


Digital project delivery:

  • Great communication in English to work with the product team
  • Responsibility for technical architecture on projects £/€200k+
  • Experience in managing requirements and working with BDD
  • A strong technical background working with open source technologies
  • Deep understanding of engineering and delivery processes
  • Experience in presenting technology strategy and solution design
  • Passion to make people’s lives better & benefit in the reward of doing so

Interested in having a chat?

  • Tip top hardware
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Fresh fruit in the office
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity to participate in options scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Capitalise values diversity in thought and is willing to consider applicants who are looking to balance work and personal projects, so we can consider people are looking to work with us from 4+ days per week or full time.

Our company will support public speaking slots at events with travel and attendance expenses.

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