Careers at Magpie

To apply for any of our current vacancies, please send your CV to [email protected]

Include a note explaining why you would like to work at Magpie.


April 2021

We’re currently recruiting for the following positions:

You are also welcome to send us your CV and cover note speculatively.

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Senior PHP software developer

Applications open from: 12th April 2021

Start date: immediate

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.
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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: 12th April 2021

Start date: immediate

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.
Back to top

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]

Data Quality Analyst

Posted: 12th April 2021

Start date: from May 2021

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 (when we re-open) 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 and web-browser skills
      • • Highly numerate!
      • • Fast-learning
      • • 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
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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]