Senior .Net Developer at YouGov (London, UK)

Senior .Net Developer at YouGov (London, UK)

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Location: London, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-01-26 05:00:49

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Job Description

The Role:

We are looking for a talented and proven full-stack C# .NET developer, with strong SQL Server and React experience. YouGov Sport has developed a proprietary web-based dashboard to allow our clients access to in-depth, comprehensive research data, enabling them to carry out instant, ad-hoc analysis of key metrics relating to their effectiveness across multiple media channels. You will be responsible for planning, building and implementing functionality into the dashboard, debugging and testing and ensuring the quality of the finished product.

Overall role objectives:

  • Take ownership and responsibility for the maintenance and development of the YouGov Sport dashboard
  • Provide support to internal analysts with data management relating to client dashboards
  • Develop new processes and enhancements to the dashboard to deliver improved internal and external user experience

Key responsibilities:

  • Development and maintenance of YouGov Sports media dashboard using C# and React
  • Developing windows apps and tools to assist in the handling of this data, ultimately enabling the data team to manually extract data in ways that they need
  • Development of web-scraping infrastructure, working with proxies and browser emulation
  • Optimising stored procedures, dynamic SQL queries, and indexes in SQL Server database
  • Assisting data team with extracting data in various formats directly from SQL Server database
  • Assisting data team with handling bulk updating of large volumes of data in SQL Server database
  • Liaise with media analysts and client service to rectify issues
  • Producing reports in various formats for clients in SQL or producing C# applications to generate the reports
  • Analysing ways to improve how data is imported and extracted from the system, to find bottlenecks and more efficient processes
  • Modifying the main website tools and import processes to improve data validation, error reporting
  • Assisting data team with extracting data in various formats directly from SQL Server database


Technical: Core skills / experience required

  • 5+ year's experience of building solutions with the Microsoft .NET 4 web stack (not .Net core)
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of ASP.NET, C#, MVC 5, React, Javascript
  • Experience with SQL Server, ORM Frameworks and Database Design, and experience optimising and writing high-performance database queries and stored procedures for large data-sets
  • Experience of integrating with 3rd party APIs,
  • Knowledge of AWS
  • Good front end experience (React, HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • Entity Framework 6 / Linq
  • MVC web development
  • Windows console app development
  • Experience working with large volumes of data
  • Good understanding of OO software development
  • Previous experience of working with dashboards an advantage
  • Previous experience of working with social media data would be beneficial

Our Tech Stack:

  • C#, ASP.NET, MVC 5, Web API, React

Soft Skills

  • Problem solver who can identify issues and deliver solutions quickly
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively to non technical teams and to propose alternative ways of working; understand the commercial request and translate that into technical delivery
  • Evidence to support dynamic and self-motivated work
  • Ability to multi-task whilst consistently maintaining a high level of quality and productivity
  • Proven accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-sufficient: can take on a piece of work and complete it to a high standard with minimal help

 Education and qualifications

  • Ideally educated to at least degree standard