Start date: from March


  • 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

  • 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
  • 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

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