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Capita are the UK’s largest RPO specialist and play a part in the lives of circa 33 million people – most will be unaware of this!

Joining our Capita SIMS software development team is your chance to work at the forefront of education software – it’s a dynamic business that empowers teachers through technology.

The Capita ONE team develops software that supports Local Authorities, who require a single view of ‘a child’ to improve decision making, and enable early intervention and prevention. ONE is a large, widely-used software suite which makes a real difference to the lives of children and families.

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Hired is a two sided marketplace designed specifically for developers to make hiring, or getting hired, less painful. We believe finding a career should be transparent, unbiased, and controlled by the talent. Our marketplace features vetted and funded companies extending interview requests with salary information upfront, a dedicated Talent Advocate, and a £1,200 signing bonus. You can open the floodgates to Hired’s 2,500+ companies across eleven markets, including London, San Francisco and New York City, by making a profile at any time.

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Mailjet is a powerful email service provider with a powerful API that ensures maximum insight and deliverability results for marketing and transactional emails.

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Songkick is the great live music startup. We help fans track their favorite artists so they never miss them live. We help artists sell more tickets: on their own site, on Songkick and across a wide range of partners, including Spotify, YouTube and BBC Music. More than 10 million fans use us each month across web and mobile. We are the biggest independent concert site in the world. We have sold millions of tickets direct to fans and sell more than 10,000 events each year. Artists who use our ticketing service include Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Jack White, Enrique Iglesias, and The xx. Our recent merger with CrowdSurge creates a supercharged joint company working to bring together more than 500 of the world’s biggest artists with 10 million fans. We also announced a $16.6M Series C investment led by three of the most highly regarded venture capital firms in the world: Access Industries, Index Ventures and Sequoia.

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Venntro’s mission is to connect people to a life they’ll love through our range of dating and lifestyle products.

We power services for more than 45 million consumers worldwide, across 25,000 sites, operating in 7 countries around the world including the UK, USA and Australia. A Future Fifty and Fast Track 100 company, our products include Smooch.com, JustSingles.com and White Label Dating - an award-winning platform that allows brands and entrepreneurs to power their own fully branded dating sites.

We have a 40-strong development team who work across our Covent Garden and Windsor offices and we’re always looking for great people to join our team. We’re collaborative, cross-functional and we believe in building great products that help the people who use them make new connections.

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