SQL Developer

Borehamwood, England, United Kingdom | IT | Full-time | COVID-19 remote



Reporting to :   Reporting and Database Administrator

Location        :   Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

About us

Buyagift and Red Letter Days are the UK Brands for Smartbox Group. The iconic Red Letter Days brand was added to our portfolio in November 2017 – adding additional complexity and challenges to our customer strategy.

We are the UK’s leading gift experience provider.  Our core focus is to deliver happiness to our customers, suppliers, staff and retail partners. We aim to do this by providing industry leading products.

And we have been part of the Smartbox Group since 2009 – the world’s largest provider of experiences. A Smartbox Group experience is purchased every five seconds! 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced SQL developer, keen to build great consumer ecommerce products within an enthusiastic and collaborative team.  You will have experience in MS SQL, T-SQL and SSIS.

You will report into the Reporting and Database Administrator and you will form part of a dedicated tech team.  This role will have the opportunity to feed into development processes and continuous improvements to ways of working. 

A bit more about the role

  • Proven ability to successfully manage queries and issues coming in via a ticketing system.
  • Provides development and analytical support for SQL Server databases and SSIS packages.
  • Ability to analyse design, code, test and deploy simple to intermediate level Microsoft SQL Server solutions using T-SQL and SSIS.
  • An innovative mind and an ability to identify issue trends and implement solutions to prevent repetitive tickets raised.
  • Assist with the day-to-day tasks within the IT department.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

 And now a bit about you

  • 2-3 years experience of working in Microsoft SQL Server (T-SQL, Stored Procedures, Indexes).
  • Experience in designing and maintaining ETL processes.
  • Experience in using source control (SVN\TFS\GIT).
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server Management Studio, Query Analyzer and SQL Profiler.
  • Good to have experience in Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks and Phyton.
  • Proficient in MS Excel

Our mission

To achieve fast and profitable growth by delighting our customers, providing significant volumes of incremental business to our suppliers and providing a fun & progressive working environment for our team.

Our vision

To reach a stage where there is never a reason for a customer to buy an experience from anyone else. To achieve this, we aim to have the best experience selection, at market leading prices, sold through an industry leading e-commerce platform that is marketed through cutting edge e-marketing techniques.

Want to know what it is like to work at Buyagift and Red Letter Days, come take a look at what our team has to say https://www.buyagift.co.uk/aboutus or check out our company reviews on Glassdoor: https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Reviews/Buyagift-Reviews-E1140132.htm

Disclaimer: In applying to this position, you consent to Smartbox Group (Buyagift Plc & Red Letter Days) to keep your CV and application details on records and to process your CV internally with relevant departments involved with the recruitment of the advertised position.

Due to the high volume of applications, it will not be possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Note to all agencies: We will not be opening this role out to any recruitment consultants / agencies at the moment. We hope that you understand and appreciate this and If anything changes, we will be in touch with you.