Technology Graduate Manchester 2024

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At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate.

At MAG, we recognise creating a first-class journey for our customers starts by creating a first-class career journey for our colleagues and we are committed to building inclusive environments in which our people can thrive. You’ll also have access to some great benefits including:

  • 6% company contribution pension
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised public transport
  • Huge range of company discounts

The role

With a number of significant growth programmes underway, MAG are undertaking a radical transformation of our Technology landscape, to ensure that our systems and data can best support the organisation in to the future; this includes a wholesale Transformation programme across the Group.

The role purpose is to identify business intelligence requirements by engaging with key stakeholders across the organisation, ultimately expressing the requirements as report designs, data needs and analysis solutions that will be used across the group for all key decision making, from operational real-time reports, to key executive dashboards that will drive business direction. Working closely with key stakeholders across the group and IT teams, the role turns data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions.

Throughout your three year programme you will have the opportunity to develop the skills below

Year 1

  • Become familiar with cloud and cloud based concepts, all very theory based with some practical tests
  • Develop an understanding of a true hybrid approach to cloud and on-premise
  • Work towards AWS Cloud Practitioner within 6 months, and AWS Solutions Architect by the end of year 1, focusing on areas such as:
    • Patching
    • Vulnerabilities
    • Containerisation
    • Networking
    • User management
    • Cloud Governance
    • Kafka and Event Driven Architecture

Year 2

  • Building off the progress in year one, work towards AWS SysOps Associate
  • Start being more hands on, working on live projects and tickets
  • Become more autonomous and proficient in project work

Year 3

  • Developing out any specifically that the graduate wishes to focus on, from the likes of:
    • Solutions Architecture
    • DevOps Professional
    • Cyber Security
    • Machine Learning and AI
    • Networking
  • Become more involved with decision making within the process of a project

What will make you successful in this role

You’ll need to be a quick thinker, a natural problem-solver, and comfortable communicating ideas to interdisciplinary teams, as well as helping coach and support less-experienced team members. Become a high flyer at MAG, and watch your career take to the sky.

Lastly, to meet our security clearance requirements, you should have lived in the UK for the last three years.

Equal opportunities & reasonable adjustments

At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

We’re also committed to well-being with a focus on mental health and supporting colleagues from underrepresented groups through our Colleague Resource Groups.

As a Disability Confident employer we are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.

You can contact the team by emailing

DEADLINE 4th April 2024