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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

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System Interface Developer (C#/SQL)

Job ID: 1521637
Job Views: 997
Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Category: Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Management, General Business
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 05.08.2017

Job Description

The Opportunity

Bloomsbury Publishing's IT department is recruiting for a System Interface Developer. This is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for building, maintaining and supporting existing and new system interfaces, between multiple internal Bloomsbury systems and a variety of external third party systems, data sources and formats. In addition, there are a number of small internal user-facing applications, both web and Windows based, that need to be maintained, extended and supported.

The System Interface Developer will be required to clearly document interface work, as well as write specifications for external development partners where applicable, and must be able to work with non-technical users in all areas of the business, but particularly Finance and Sales, to capture requirements and translate them into specification documents.

Working in a small but fast-moving team, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the position will also include some second and/or third level application support and data troubleshooting (specifically sales reporting and finance systems).


  • Develop and support ETL and other system interfaces using SSIS, T-SQL and C#.NET
  • Database administration
  • Other ad hoc development from time to time
  • Data analysis support for troubleshooting Finance and Sales systems and interfaces
  • Technical Business Analysis for developments in scope of role
  • Write technical documentation and specifications
  • Some 2nd line application support (with emphasis on technical troubleshooting)
  • Occasional out-of-hours working for interface support

Skills, knowledge and experience


  • Server Side

SQL Server 2008/2012

T-SQL programming and optimisation


DBA skills

Database design


  • Development Tools

MS Visual Studio (2013)


Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Other Technical

Use offtp, sftp, ftps and HTTP protocols in system interfaces

RESTful interfaces

Technical Business Analysis


Mid-volume ETL environment

At least one of the following:

Data Warehouses

Finance systems (preferable)

Book publishing

Desirable skills and experience

  • Server Side

SQL Server SSRS; node.js; Microsoft IIS; ASP.NET; MVC (preferably Razor View Engine)

  • Client Side

HTML/CSS/JQuery/AJAX; Windows Forms

  • Development Tools

GIT (GIThub)

  • Other Technical

JSON; Business Intelligence systems; PHP; WordPress; WAMP Server; Cognos BI; Powershell Scripting

The role is a full-time permanent position, based at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London, WC1B 3DP.

To apply, please email your CV, a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this role, and salary expectations to (see below) Please note in the subject line: System Interface Developer 2008'.

The closing date for this role is Sunday 20th August 2017.

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