1–2 days per week at home

Core hours 11 - 3

Employment type
Full time


Reporting to: Reporting and Database Administrator

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

About us:

Red Letter Days and Buyagift.com are the UK’s leading gift experience provider. Our core purpose is delivering happiness, amazing people. With the vision that there should never be a reason for someone to buy an experience anywhere else. The iconic Red Letter Days brand was added to our portfolio in November 2017 and continues to go from strength to strength.

Our amazing team is now over 190 people, and we are delighted to have been awarded 2 stars in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For since 2019. Our focus on delivering happiness to our customers has recently been recognised by us being accredited to the Institute of Customer Service. Corporate social responsibility is also close to our hearts: We became carbon neutral in 2020 and have embarked on the journey to become net zero.

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

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. Send us your CV and feel free to send a 'little bit about you' so we can get to know you a little bit more.

In addition to a competitive salary package, you will also be eligible for our host of employee benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Flexible work environment
  • Access to Perkbox shopping discounts
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free private healthcare
  • Company matched pension benefits
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Discounted gym memberships and lots of opportunities to try out our products

We are a super friendly bunch with very big plans both for ourselves, our team and the business.

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.

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.

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 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.

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1–2 days per week at home

Core hours 11 - 3