Senior Backend Engineer (PHP)

MAQE BANGKOK

We have always believed that “happy people do good work”. This belief is at the core of everything we do. It keeps us creative, helps us solve problems and has led us to become commerce specialists. MAQE, based in Bangkok, has been around since 2012. Since then, by collaborating with our customers, we’ve grown. There’s now a group of over 70 friends that share our values. These core values include humility, growth, purpose and freedom. While technology is important and at the center of our work, we believe that being people-focused is key to driving success.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Why is MAQE hiring in Kathmandu?

Great question! Why would a Bangkok-based company recruit for a Back-end engineer role in Kathmandu?


One of our Senior Developers has been working in Kathmandu since 2020. So we are now looking to set up a presence in Nepal. You’ll be working with our Senior Developer in a co-working space in Kathmandu as part of this exciting growth initiative.


We’re an international business and our customers come from all over the world. 


And so does our team! 


The Situation

One of our customers is a Swedish media company that specialises in sports and trotting. They are one of the largest providers of sports and trotting information in the Scandinavian region. And they are still growing.


This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in sports and development. The successful applicant will have the chance to work with an established brand to improve their suite of digital products.


The Challenge

You will be in a small team, but you will have a lot of responsibility working with a very highly-valued customer.


You will help build new digital products and improve existing products. You will need to communicate proactively and effectively with team mates, leads, management and, crucially, the customer.


You will be developing and maintaining multiple PHP websites for our customer. You will need to write well designed, testable, efficient code after researching, consulting, analyzing, and evaluating the business needs. You might also need to be available for some support work when necessary.


You’ll be working with PHP(Laravel/CodeIgniter/Custom PHP framework), Drupal, AWS, mySql Aurora DB, Circle Ci, Docker, Git, HTML/CSS on a daily basis.


The Opportunity

The job is a permanent position with a 90 day probationary period.


You will be working on an agile environment that actively embraces modern work practices. If you think we can improve things, your opinion will be valued. We’re always looking to improve.


You should have excellent programming skills in PHP and be familiar with PHP framework/CMS like Laravel, CodeIgniter, PyroCMS(CodeIgniter), Drupal.


Job Requirements

We don’t particularly care about age, gender, ethnicity, work experience, or education etc. Life has taught us that greatness comes in all shapes and sizes.


What you’ll bring to MAQE:

  • Knowledge of Design Patterns and development best practices.
  • Strong Database Skills
  • Knowledge of Docker and AWS services like EC2, RDS, SQS, OpsWorks, Route53 etc
  • Experience with command line, such as linux, git, ssh
  • Knowledge of CI/CD
  • Knowledge of Javascript.
  • At least 5 years of working experience.
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of Agile Development
  • Familiar with nodeJs (Optional)

What we give you in return:

  • Autonomy; freedom to do something great
  • Competitive salaries
  • MacBook Pro 13"
  • 15 days annual paid vacation
  • Flexible work hours (e.g., 9AM-11AM to 6PM-8PM)
  • Relaxed atmosphere, little to no overtime
  • Provident fund and Group Healthcare (Optional: we cover the costs when not applicable)

How to apply:

Go to https://maqe.github.io and complete the tests.
Please send your CV, cover letter and zip file of the homework challenge/test to recruit+nepal@maqe.com

Job Overview

Category Computer - Programming
Openings 1
Salary Based on experience
Position Type Full Time
Position Level Senior Level
Experience 5+ years
Posted Date 22 Mar, 2021
Apply Before 21 Apr, 2021
City Kathmandu, Lalitpur