Careers at Magpie

Interested in joining our fast-growing team?

We have vacancies right now for a
Data Quality Analyst

and
PHP Software Developers
(Senior
, Mid-level and Graduate)

To apply for any of these vacancies, please send your CV to [email protected]
Include a note explaining why you would like to work at Magpie.

 

Current opportunities:

 


Senior PHP software developer 

Posted: 26th June 2020
Start date: from July

 

Highlights

  • Opportunity to lead the development of exciting new web applications
  • A-list global enterprise clients
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in our office in Solihull, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience
  • Plus profit-share, plus generous benefits

 

Skills & Experience

Must-have:
  • At least 5 years commercial experience in a PHP/Laravel/MySQL environment
  • Proven ability to design, build and deliver complex web applications to enterprise clients
  • Fluent git skills
  • Some knowledge of front-end JS frameworks, ideally Vue.js
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • A thorough understanding of the principles of Clean Code

 

Nice-to-have:
  • Working with very large data-sets
  • ElasticSearch (or other document-based database systems)
  • Web-scraping technologies & strategies
  • Docker
  • Puppeteer
  • Nginx / Apache / Linux administration
  • AWS (including EC2, S3, RDS, ElasticBeanstalk)
  • Other programming languages
  • Foreign language skills – especially reading ability in Spanish & other European languages, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese.

 

Who we are

  • Magpie Technology, part of the Stickee Technology group
  • Approx 50 employees
  • In business since 2012
  • Offices in Solihull and Barcelona; operating in 30 countries worldwide
  • We build innovative software products for big-name clients

 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience…
  • …plus generous annual profit share scheme
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in the office, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible hours
  • Challenging and stimulating work, with great opportunities for career advancement…
  • …including opportunities to initiate your own projects and build teams around them
  • 25 days annual leave, plus one more each year, plus the ability to “buy” or “sell” extra days
  • Close knit & friendly dev team, with a strong learning/teaching/mentoring ethos
  • Chance to work closely with some of the world’s leading companies
  • A rare opportunity to work in an “entrepreneurial dev” environment
  • Company pension scheme
  • Gym / sports / extra-curricular-activity membership 
  • Training budget

 

What you will be responsible for

  • Leading the design & development of new and existing software products
  • Delivery of high-quality code
  • Helping the team build, test and release cool things faster, better and smarter. 
  • Communicating clearly and constructively with dev team colleagues and project stakeholders
  • Peer-reviewing your fellow developers’ work
  • Contributing to the evolution of our tech stack

 

People who thrive at Magpie usually have:

  • A can-do, problem-solving attitude
  • An entrepreneurial approach
  • An instinct for seeing software from the end-user’s perspective
  • A desire to get deep inside the industries we work in
  • A love of the “craft” of software development
  • A passion for staying up-to-date with current development trends 
  • A reasonably good sense of humour

To apply for this role, please contact [email protected]

 


 

Mid-level PHP software developer 

Posted: 26th June 2020
Start date: from July

 

Highlights

  • Opportunity to play a leading role in the development of exciting new web applications
  • A-list global enterprise clients
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in our office in Solihull, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience
  • Plus profit-share, plus generous benefits

 

Skills & Experience

Must-have:
  • At least 2 years commercial experience in a PHP/Laravel/MySQL environment
  • Proven ability to develop complex web applications 
  • Strong git skills
  • Some knowledge of front-end JS frameworks, ideally Vue.js
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • A good understanding of the principles of Clean Code

 

Nice-to-have:
  • Working with very large data-sets
  • ElasticSearch (or other document-based database systems)
  • Web-scraping technologies & strategies
  • Docker
  • Puppeteer
  • Nginx / Apache / Linux administration
  • AWS (including EC2, S3, RDS, ElasticBeanstalk)
  • Other programming languages
  • Foreign language skills – especially reading ability in Spanish & other European languages, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese.

 

Who we are

  • Magpie Technology, part of the Stickee Technology group
  • Approx 50 employees
  • In business since 2012
  • Offices in Solihull and Barcelona; operating in 30 countries worldwide
  • We build innovative software products for big-name clients

 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience…
  • …plus generous annual profit share scheme
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in the office, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible hours
  • Challenging and stimulating work, with great opportunities for career advancement
  • 25 days annual leave, plus one more each year, plus the ability to “buy” or “sell” extra days
  • Close knit & friendly dev team, with a strong learning/teaching/mentoring ethos
  • Chance to work closely with some of the world’s leading companies
  • A rare opportunity to work in an “entrepreneurial dev” environment
  • Company pension scheme
  • Gym / sports / extra-curricular-activity membership 
  • Training budget

 

What you will be responsible for

  • Developing and maintaining new and existing software products
  • Delivery of high-quality code
  • Helping the team build, test and release cool things faster, better and smarter. 
  • Communicating clearly and constructively with dev team colleagues and project stakeholders

 

People who thrive at Magpie usually have:

  • A can-do, problem-solving attitude
  • An entrepreneurial approach
  • An instinct for seeing software from the end-user’s perspective
  • A desire to get deep inside the industries we work in
  • A love of the “craft” of software development
  • A passion for staying up-to-date with current development trends 
  • A reasonably good sense of humour

To apply for this role, please contact [email protected]

 


Graduate PHP software developer

Posted: 3rd July 2020
Start date: immediate

 

Highlights

  • Opportunity for rapid career development for the brightest and best graduates
  • Working on software projects for “A-list” enterprise clients
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in our office in Solihull, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive starting salary for graduates
  • Plus profit-share, plus generous benefits

 

Skills & Experience

Must-have:
  • Some experience of PHP and/or JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of git
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of OOP principles
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems in code
  • Ability to learn fast

 

Some experience of any of the following will be an advantage:
  • Laravel or other PHP framework
  • Working with very large data-sets
  • ElasticSearch (or other document-based database systems)
  • Web-scraping technologies & strategies
  • Docker
  • Puppeteer
  • Nginx / Apache / Linux administration
  • AWS (including EC2, S3, RDS, ElasticBeanstalk)
  • Other programming languages
  • Foreign language skills – especially reading ability in Spanish & other European languages, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese.

 

Who we are

  • Magpie Technology, part of the Stickee Technology group
  • Approx 50 employees
  • In business since 2012
  • Offices in Solihull and Barcelona; operating in 30 countries worldwide
  • We build innovative software products for big-name clients

 

What we offer

  • Competitive starting salary for graduates…
  • …plus generous annual profit share scheme
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in the office, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible hours
  • Challenging and stimulating work, with great opportunities for career advancement
  • 25 days annual leave, plus one more each year, plus the ability to “buy” or “sell” extra days
  • Close knit & friendly dev team, with a strong learning/teaching/mentoring ethos
  • Chance to work closely with some of the world’s leading companies
  • A rare opportunity for graduates to work directly in an “entrepreneurial dev” environment
  • Company pension scheme
  • Gym / sports / extra-curricular-activity membership 
  • Training budget

 

What you will be responsible for

  • Developing and maintaining new and existing software products
  • Delivery of high-quality code
  • Helping the team build, test and release cool things faster, better and smarter. 
  • Communicating clearly and constructively with dev team colleagues and project stakeholders

 

People who thrive at Magpie usually have:

  • A can-do, problem-solving attitude
  • An entrepreneurial approach
  • An instinct for seeing software from the end-user’s perspective
  • A desire to get deep inside the industries we work in
  • A love of the “craft” of software development
  • A passion for staying up-to-date with current development trends 
  • A reasonably good sense of humour

To apply for this role, or to find out more, please contact [email protected]

 


 

Data Quality Analyst

Posted: 7th July 2020
Start date: immediate

Your job will require you to verify data from a number of different sources, checking it for completeness and accuracy.

You will need to make quick and well-judged decisions about the validity of the data, and communicate your findings clearly and concisely to other team members.

Highlights

  • Get involved in the delivery of exciting products for “A-list” enterprise clients
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in our office in Solihull, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience
  • Plus profit-share, plus generous benefits

Skills & Experience

Must-have:
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Fast, advanced Googling skills
  • Strong spreadsheet skills (ideally Google Sheets; otherwise Excel), ideally including
    • filtering & sorting
    • formatting (including conditional formatting)
    • data validation rules
    • formulae & cell references
  • Highly numerate!
  • Fast-learning
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English
Some experience of any of the following will be an advantage:
  • Foreign languages – especially reading ability in Spanish & other European languages, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese.
  • Online retail / e-commerce
  • Mobile phone industry
  • Basic understanding of software development / coding
  • Project management tools like Trello, Jira or Clubhouse

 

Who we are

  • Magpie Technology, part of the Stickee Technology group
  • Approx 50 employees
  • In business since 2012
  • Offices in Solihull and Barcelona; operating in 30 countries worldwide
  • We build innovative software products for big-name clients

What we offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience…
  • …plus generous annual profit share scheme
  • Freedom to work remotely, or in the office, or a balance to suit you
  • Flexible hours
  • Challenging and stimulating work, with great opportunities for career advancement
  • 25 days annual leave, plus one more each year, plus the ability to “buy” or “sell” extra days
  • Close knit & friendly team, with a strong learning/teaching/mentoring ethos
  • Chance to work closely with some of the world’s leading companies
  • Company pension scheme
  • Gym / sports / extra-curricular-activity membership 

 

What you will be responsible for

  • Verifying data for accuracy and completeness
  • Reporting errors clearly to other team members
  • Using web-based tools to categorise information
  • Other data-validation tasks from time to time

 

People who thrive at Magpie usually have

  • A can-do, problem-solving attitude
  • An entrepreneurial approach
  • An instinct for our products and services from the end-user’s perspective
  • A desire to get deep inside the industries we work in
  • A reasonably good sense of humour

To apply for this role, please contact [email protected]

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