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Junior Software Developer

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SeedLegals is London’s hottest lawtech startup. A disruptive startup to power other startups!

The full job description covers all associated skills, previous experience, and any qualifications that applicants are expected to have.

The SeedLegals team are creating a brand new platform that uses document automation and very clever engineering to revolutionise the way we define and negotiate the legals and equity arrangements that build and fund companies.

Our founders have a vision for how the best user interface design, engineering, data and human expertise across domains can be combined to solve the problems facing every business. The code you write could power your friends’ next startup and their stock options!

The role

We’re looking for talented Spring / Kotlin / Java Developers. You’ll get experience in build, development, test and deployment, with the support of a superb team of expert Front End Developers and DevOps Engineers.

Together we’ll disrupt the old world of paying lawyers to create documents designed for other lawyers, replacing it with an elegant data-driven platform that uses sophisticated document automation, data and expert knowledge to create the perfect documents in minutes. Our vision will give the founders of the 500,000 annual new UK startups the insight, knowledge and tools to build their dream. You’ll be excited by the challenge of inventing and shipping a world-class application, whilst working very closely with the key names in the UK tech industry.

You will get an education in how a startup is created, built and scaled. You will learn from experts who’ve been there and done it whilst witnessing first-hand how thousands of other startups make the decisions that determine their futures. Great for any budding entrepreneurs out there!


  • You love building standard and robust GraphQL and/or RESTful HATEOAS APIs and write automatically tested Kotlin or Java
  • You should have knowledge of Spring and commonly used modules based on extensive work experience
  • Experience with Spring Data Rest, Boot, Security, Gradle and PostgreSQL would be fantastic
  • You see the value in writing unit tests using TDD and JUnit or a well-reasoned alternative
  • You have some experience building Microservices and like following renowned patterns
  • Experience with AWS or front end development in Angular or Typescript would be a highly appreciated bonusPersonal Characteristics
  • You think, live and breathe Spring, Kotlin, Java, .NET… Anything that runs on a server
  • You’d prefer to watch the Spring I/O rather than the Apple keynote
  • You recite the Agile manifesto every morning
  • You’re self-motivated and driven with a desire to solve challenging business problems
  • You like to take ownership and take pride in contributing to all stages of the development
  • We’d love to see evidence of your passion for technology in personal projects outside of work, e.g. blogs, publications or open source projects


  • Flexible working hours – we believe in a good work-life balance!
  • 25 days annual leave (excludes bank holidays)
  • Great gear and an office overlooking Lincoln’s Inn Fields
  • Join us in the adventure and challenge of doing something that’s never been done before
  • Be an inventor, creator and shareholder
  • Experience the end-to-end life cycle of a world-class technology startup, while being mentored by industry experts
  • We’re very experienced in turning ideas into global successes
  • Work and learn from domain experts in UX, engineering, investment and law
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