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Senior Back End Engineer

Date: 16-Apr-2021

Location: Other Location, GB

Company: MAG

  • Senior Back End Developer role – for MAGO
  • Fully Remote role, or work from our Manchester Office if you prefer, with free parking
  • Respectful, inclusive and tolerant company.
  • Must have understanding of front-end principles (react or Vue.js being preferable)
  • Great base salary + pension + numerous corporate benefits
  • Training/ conferences/ AWS Certification training/ exam vouchers etc. all available
  • Must be UK based


Let us introduce ourselves and tell you why we’re a great place to work:


The Company:


MAGO is a truly agile eCommerce business that incapsulates innovation and the ‘art of the possible’. As the digital tech division of Manchester Airport Group, we have great offices with the usual array of table tennis tables/ foosball/ coffee machines/ sofas etc… However, what truly sets us apart is the opportunity to work on unique eCommerce systems that are built using the emerging tech and agile principles. As a Developer, we understand that you are always learning, so we offer an array of training including AWS Certification; Udemy courses, online learning, exam vouchers, tickets to conferences etc etc. Most importantly, you will work on projects that make a real difference, receive feedback from users, and allow you to see the work you’re doing actually making a difference. Finally, you will join a company that is laser focused on delivering defined business and tech goals with a team that will allow you to deliver with adult autonomy.


The Role:


This role is directly aligned with MAGO’s driving ethos; to create build and deploy systems quickly in a truly agile fashion. Sat within our Distribution Team, you will be working collaboratively and democratically, within a tight knit/ multi-discipline team. The first project you will be supporting will be focused on the deliver MAGO’s most exciting technical project to date. You will therefore be directly involved with a project that will revolutionise the nature of our business strategy and is key to our future growth. Key to this role will be your ability to transition the existing .net Framework to .Net Core with AWS infrastructure and deployment along with API integration. Whilst this is a ‘back end’ role, you would benefit from front end knowledge in React or Vue.js


About the role:


  • The day to day upkeep and maintenance of existing systems and services including, but not limited to, websites, back-office portals, SQL databases, and auxiliary services, Etc.
  • Implementing new features into existing products and services
  • Managing egress provider API integrations and liaising with integration partners
  • Managing ingress API integrator queries and onboarding
  • Supporting the wider team(s) in way of technical knowledge and expertise.




We welcome candidates who want to be fully remote, although you can work from our modern/ state of the art Manchester Offices if you prefer. It is possible that some office contact would be required in the future and on occasion. Therefore, we unfortunately can’t accept international applications at present.  

Our Dev teams follow agile principles, and we are looking for someone who is comfortable challenging ideas, contributing to stand-ups & retros. Most importantly, we want someone who wants to grow & develop. Our team is about innovation through collaboration, so we require you to have a similar working philosophy.


Key Skills, Experience & Qualifications:


  • Good knowledge of C# ASP.Net and supporting frameworks
  • Entity framework
  • SQL server knowledge beneficial
  • HTML, JavaScript, and Css
  • API Integration
  • An understand of Front-End languages such as React.js OR Vue.js



What are we offering?


  • Fully Remote (if wanted)
  • Discounts on company products
  • 25 days Holiday entitlement (plus the ability to buy more
  • Great work culture: the feel of a tech start-up with the backing of a global corporate
  • Competitive salary + pension + free parking and reduced public transport
  • Based above a train/ tram station.
  • Free coffee/ gym/ break out areas in the office etc.
  • AWS Certification/ online training/ exam vouchers/ tickets to events etc.


If you feel that you are the right candidate, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Equal Opportunities

MAG is a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work. At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments 

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.