Current Vacancies

Virtusales is the UK's market leader for book publishing systems and a successful software provider to publishers globally.   

Our Biblio3, BiblioLIVE and BiblioDAM publishing systems run the processes for many prominent book publishers such as Penguin Random House, Hachette UK, Pearson Education, Pan Macmillan, Harvard University Press, Bloomsbury and a number of high-profile independents.

We are constantly on the lookout for new talent and actively recruiting for the following roles.


Customer Services / Support Analyst

Based in our Brighton office, the role will involve answering support queries from some of the world's leading publishers and liaising with developers and clients to progress queries from initial investigation to resolution.  

Other responsibilities include contributing to release testing, supporting Virtusales' developers and consultants during project implementations and maintaining our online help database.

The successful applicant will be bright, highly motivated and eager to learn new systems with good organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal. Excellent problem solving abilities, a logical mindset and the ability to work on his or her own initiative as well as part of a team are essential. Experience working in the publishing industry would be an advantage, but not necessary.

Virtusales rewards productivity with good pay, excellent conditions and an informal working atmosphere; Virtusales' emphasis is on modern management techniques, a flat hierarchy and flexible working hours to get the very best from our team.

This is a great opportunity to join a company setting the pace in publishing software and becoming a global success.

Location: Brighton & Hove
Full time (37.5 hrs per week) role with flexitime working arrangements
Salary £20k - £26k depending on experience + benefits

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@virtusales.com


Junior .NET Developer

We are looking for a technically competent and enthusiastic recent graduate to join our strong Brighton based development team designing and creating innovative enterprise systems for the book publishing industry; handling new requirements around e-Books, digital products, royalty management and educational publishing. 

Your role will include building new systems, adding new functionality to our existing enterprise suite of software and undertaking a variety of systems analysis and integration activities with some of the world's leading global publishers. 

You will be a key member of a team, however an ability to work independently within tight deadlines is also very important. 

You will have a good understanding of object orientated development and SQL and any commercial experience would be advantageous.   
 
Skills Range:
We are looking for a software developer with a 2:1 or higher computer-related degree.  Any commercial experience with the following would be advantageous but not essential: 

ASP.NET (VB or C#)
MS SQL Server 
XML and AJAX
Javascript
IIS and Windows Server, although not essential, would be advantageous.
  
Additional Information:
Salary: £20K to £28K dependent on experience
Pension scheme
Annual bonus scheme
Flexible working hours
Childcare vouchers scheme
Excellent central city location
Great team to work with - regular socials
Attendance: Full-Time.

Candidates will be locally based in the region of Brighton and Hove.

Strictly no agencies, please.
 
If you are interested in this position please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@virtusales.com


.NET Developer

We are looking for a technically competent and enthusiastic .NET Programmer to join our strong Brighton based development team designing and creating innovative enterprise systems for the book publishing industry; handling new requirements around e-Books, digital products, royalty management and educational publishing. 

Your role will include building new systems, adding new functionality to our existing enterprise suite of software and undertaking a variety of systems analysis and integration activities with some of the world's leading global publishers. 

You will be a key member of a team, however an ability to work independently within tight deadlines is also very important. 

You will have a good knowledge of .NET and SQL and experience in systems analysis and integration. An eye for good screen layout and design is important and candidates should be comfortable working with object-orientated programming methods and have a deep understanding of how various HTML-based technologies work. 
 
Skills Range:
We are looking for a software developer with a 2:1 or higher computer-related degree and a minimum of 2 years commercial experience with the following: 

ASP.NET (VB or C#)
MS SQL Server 
XML and AJAX
Javascript
IIS and Windows Server, although not essential, would be advantageous.
  
Additional Information:
Salary: £30K to £40K, dependent on experience
Pension scheme
Annual bonus scheme
Flexible working hours
Childcare vouchers scheme
Excellent central city location
Great team to work with - regular socials
Attendance: Full-Time.

Candidates will be locally based in the region of Brighton and Hove.

Strictly no agencies, please.

If you are interested in this position please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@virtusales.com


Administration Assistant

We are looking for a bright individual to join our team as Administration Assistant.

Working closely with the Marketing and Operations Manager, the role will include various administrative tasks, involvement in marketing and communication activities and coordinating the company's release testing.

Skills Range:  
The successful applicant will possess: 

Excellent organisation and communication skills
An efficient and hands on working style
A logical mindset and pragmatic approach
Intelligent, self motivated, and eager to learn
A sense of ownership and commitment to achieve the result or resolution
The ability to learn pro-actively and take responsibility for your own development

Virtusales rewards productivity with good pay, an excellent working environment and an informal approach. We believe in modern management techniques, a flat hierarchy and flexible working hours to get the very best from our team. This is a great opportunity to join a company setting the pace in publishing software and fast becoming a global success.

Additional Information:  
Salary: £18K to £24K, dependent on experience
Pension scheme
Annual bonus scheme
Flexible working hours
Childcare vouchers scheme
Excellent central city location
Great team to work with - regular socials
Attendance: Full-Time (37.5 hrs per week).

Candidates will be locally based in the region of Brighton and Hove.  

Strictly no agencies, please.  

If you are interested in this position please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@virtusales.com