Full Stack Developer

ESco is a publishing services bureau working for some of the UK’s most well-known publishers. We are an Investor in People company who look after our staff focusing on personal development and training. We value our staff highly, encouraging and rewarding hard work whilst aiming for a good work/life balance for every member of our expanding team.

At a time of continued growth, we are seeking to employ a Full Stack Developer to assist with the creation and ongoing maintenance of in-house software and client solutions. This is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant team of people responding to the needs and challenges of the industry we serve whilst being supported within a structured environment.  There will also be opportunities to work with our 3rd party suppliers to support and develop software and websites.


  • Development of bespoke software applications and solutions for internal use and external clients from database structure and access, through to business layer logic and onto the UI
  • Ongoing maintenance and support of software
  • Working closely with internal depts and interpreting briefs to develop solutions
  • Writing analyses and reports
  • Regular contact with our publisher clients

Essential skills/experience…

  • Proven experience of full stack development
  • Experience of working with large, complex data sets
  • Web application development
  • SQL Server 2012+
    • T-SQL
    • Stored Procedures
    • SQL Server Integration Services
    • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Ability to understand business requirements and create software solutions that work within agreed technical designs; ability to suggest and develop improvements to current processes
  • Passionate about programming and web development, keeping up to date with changes in technology and best practices
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Natural self-starter
  • Able to communicate effectively, both in written and spoken word
  • Due to our rural location, own transport is necessary

Desirable but not essential…

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Experience of DevExpress control suite
  • Working knowledge of the Atlassian ecosystem

What we can offer you…

  • Superb career development, with opportunities to progress within a growing company, this role offers professional advancement utilising and expanding your current skills-set
  • Excellent working environment, which balances the advantages of a modern, purpose-built office setting with the peace and space of the countryside 
  • An attractive salary package based on experience and current skills including a day off on your birthday


  • Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week
  • Normal hours would be 8.30am to 5.30pm with one hour for lunch (except during busy periods when flexible hours will be required)

What next?

Please send your CV with a covering email explaining why you would like to become part of the ESco team, and why you would excel in this role, to: Charlotte Manning, email address: