David Coughlan

Web Developer

Delivery focused full-stack Web Developer with over fifteen years experience of designing, developing and successfully deploying corporate websites and web services for government bodies and commercial organisations.

Offering a broad range of internet disciplines and know-how including strong back-end Microsoft .NET MVC / C# / WebAPI and SQL Server. Coupled with a love of free Javascript frameworks such as Bootstrap that allow us to quickly translate complex client briefs into simple, robust and aesthetically pleasing user experiences.



  • ASP.NET MVC (4.0/4.5) / C# / Razor / LINQ / AJAX
  • WebAPI / SOA / JSON / XML / WCF / XSD / WSDL
  • SQL Server / Dapper / Entity Framework
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) / NUnit / Moq / Selenium
  • Dependency Injection and Inversion of Control
  • HTML5 / CSS3 / Javascript / jQuery / Bootstrap / Backbone
  • Continuous Integration (CI) / TeamCity / Jira
  • Visual Studio 2013 / ReSharper / GIT / Bitbucket / SourceTree / SVN / TFS
  • Google Maps / Street View / Analytics
  • Ordnance Survey Maps / OpenSpace

Agile / SCRUM

  • Requirements gathering
  • Story pointing / Sprint planning
  • Pair programming / Code reviews
  • Retrospectives
  • Prototyping / Data modelling / Stress testing / Performance analysis / Quality assurance
  • Problem solving / trouble-shooting / issue resolution and reporting
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Clear and concise technical author

2013 - 2015

Bookatable London, England

Restaurant Bookings

.NET MVC Web Developer

Back-end developer within a productive Agile Scrum delivery team and Continuous Integration environment working closely with Front-end developers and Product, Marketing, SEO, UX, DB, QA and Mobile teams to estimate, prioritise and develop Bookatable's fully responsive cloud-based corporate website, responsible for generating over 2million restaurant cover reservations every month.


2012 - 2013

Ascentric Bath, England

Fund Management

.NET Web Developer

Developed back office Share Dealing system updates following FSA Retail Distribution Review (RDR) standards.


2011 - 2012

Virgin Atlantic Airways Crawley, England

Card Payments

.NET Web Developer

Developed security updates to Virgin's airline booking system following Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards.


2010 - 2011

Jaywing Swindon, England


.NET Web Developer

Integrated the in-house .NET digital marketing intranet with, operated by General Motors in the USA. Involving the real-time synchronisation of sales appointments between both applications using .NET and Salesforce webservices. Designed and developed automated SSIS packages to facilitate the daily exchange of sales lead information between external clients including Renault France and Aviva UK.


2009 - 2010

Plaque Guide London, England


.NET Web Developer

Founder and Developer of an award-winning website providing biographical portraits of commemorative plaques erected by cities across the world. Plaque Guide incorporates Google Maps and Street View, Ordnance Survey OpenSpace Maps and Wikipedia feeds. Plaque Guide was sponsored by the Ordnance Survey 2010 GeoVation awards ( and the Technology Strategy Board.


2005 - 2009

EPSRC Swindon, England

Grant Funding

.NET Web Developer

Designed and developed a range of cross-council Document Exchange XML web services between the top seven disparate Research Council back office systems (EPSRC, BBSRC, NERC, ESRC, MRC, AHRC and STFC) and the on-line Joint Electronic Submission system. Responsible for processing research grant funding proposals from the 50,000 strong academic community worth over 1billion every year. Project managed the technical team responsible for a number of significant Research Council cost-cutting initiatives netting combined efficiency gains estimated in the 100millions.



David Coughlan

(07833) 648597

London, England