Software Engineer

London /
Buyagift – Technology /
/ Hybrid
About us:
Buyagift and Red Letter Days are the UK’s leading gift experience provider. Our core focus is to deliver happiness to our customers, suppliers, team and retail partners, we aim to do this by providing industry leading products. The iconic Red Letter Days brand was added to our portfolio in November 2017, and we are extremely proud to be part of the Moonpig Group since July 2022.Our people are a fundamental driver of our success. We place great importance on nurturing exceptional people as we firmly believe that our competitive advantage stems from the capabilities and potential of our workforce. Our People team helps to drive those efforts across the business. 

Reporting to: Senior Engineering Manager 
Location: Farringdon EC1R (60% working from home time offered)

First a bit about the role:

    • Implementation of Leading Ecommerce Market Trends
    • Analysing application specifications and technology approaches to ensure business requirements are met and are scalable for future product releases.
    • Web portals enhancements
    • Working with business analysts and management to recommend future application solutions.
    • Producing conceptual design documents and detailed specifications for large-scale and complex projects.
    • Design integration with different partners. 

And now about you:

    • You will have experience in web based software development using .NET technologies.  You will also have good customer facing skills, have the ability to work as part of a team, prioritise and self-manage
    • A relevant qualification / degree in Computer science
    • On the Technical front you must have web development experience and be proficient in the following areas:
    • ASP.NET MVC, Web API
    • C#, NET Core, Entity Framework, Javascript, JQuery
    • Azure DevOps, Git, ASP.NET Web Forms
    • Knowledge of writing queries in SQL ServerExperience of working on Azure Cloud will be an added advantage
    • Previous experience of working in an e-Commerce development team for a leading online business is highly desired
We live by our company core purpose of Delivering Happiness – Amazing People. We only hire amazing people like you, if this is you and if this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, we would love to hear from you.
Our mission
For everyone in the UK to create unique memories that last a lifetime

Our vision
To be the most trusted platform in the UK gift experience market

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
We’re committed to creating an inclusive and caring culture with amazing people who feel a real sense of belonging. We welcome and celebrate all diverse backgrounds - from working parents who need flexibility with their hours, individuals who are neurodiverse and prefer to work a certain way to those from underrepresented communities. We’re proud to have an employee-led group pushing the agenda on all things inclusive. And we will continue to strive for diversity and that sense of belonging so that each and every one of our team have a safe and comfortable environment in which they can be themselves and thrive at work.