Join our growing team

Junior Java Developer

Location: Preston Park, Brighton

Crunch is an innovative FinTech company, located in the heart of Brighton, developing cutting edge, cloud-based financial services for freelancers, contractors, and small businesses. Named ‘Innovative firm of the year’ 2017, our software is supported by a team of in-house Accountants and Client Services Representatives.

About the role

We’re looking for a new Team Member to help build and support the next generation of our product suite. You will be working in a relaxed and informal environment, collaborating with a team of very talented individuals, and building a rich variety of services and features, using the latest technologies and architecture patterns.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of Java or similar backend language (C#, Python, Kotlin, Ruby), and be able to demonstrate this through any commercial, personal, or academic projects they have undertaken.

Being part of a close-knit team you’ll have plenty of opportunity to learn from the very best. You’ll also have access to training platforms, and time put aside to work on initiatives of your choice (i.e self-study, researching innovative technology, cool feature ideas).

If you share our passion for learning and moving fast, and are looking for a role in which you can really make a difference - we’d love to hear from you.

Skills and experience

- Proven experience developing in Java or similar backend language
- Write well tested code that is efficient, maintainable and reusable
- Keen to contribute technical ideas and suggestions to enhance the direction of the product
- Awareness of Agile and Lean methodologies
- Experience with Spring Framework (Spring Boot ideally) would be desirable but not essential
- Experience with building RESTful APIs would be desirable but not essential
- Good educational standard, ideally degree or equivalent.

About you

You are a team player

At Crunch, everyone on the team is responsible for delivering user focused products. You are willing to work closely with others to exchange skills and knowledge and work with a wide range of cutting edge technologies to produce outstanding products

You are a creative engineer

You are passionate about creating elegant technical solutions relying on engineering best practice and relevant patterns. You are a fast learner, an effective problem solver and enjoy getting quality products to market.

You are agile

Our teams take an iterative and collaborative approach which embraces changing requirements. They work in an iterative and incremental manner where the detailed requirements and design emerges over time, requiring great flexibility and discipline.

You like to share

Everyone contributes to making our friendly and open community. You are proactive, keen to share your knowledge, and discuss topics you’re passionate about with your teammates. Examples being; our Tech Blog, TechTalks, and StackoverFlow for Teams space.

About Crunch

We offer a range of benefits including a Company Pension, Life and Health Cover, free fresh fruit and breakfasts, Cycle to Work scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, half day off on your birthday, and subsidised local rail and bus travel. Crunch prides itself on our relaxed, friendly, learning environment to thrive in. We offer a unique innovative workplace to help you to succeed and reach your career aspirations.

Candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if selected for interview.

Crunch is an Equal Opportunities employer and we are committed to diversity and inclusion for all. We deal with all applications equally regardless of gender, race, ethnic background, religion or beliefs, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Interested? Apply by sending us your CV and covering letter.

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