Back End Engineer

PathAbout Us

MAQE is a digital consultancy providing experience design and agile development services since 2011. We also happen to design, build and maintain websites, web applications and web services for a variety of clients.

We’re a small and growing group of friends based in Bangkok, who believe in being honest. We believe that happy people do great work. And most of all, we believe in doings things the right way.

We work hard to hand-craft our work inside and out because we want to proud of our achievements and for our clients to appreciate this effort and benefit from it.

More info about our Engineering stack and capabilities can be seen here.

PathSkills We Need

  • Good English verbal, written and spoken
  • Strong knowledge of PHP and MVC frameworks such as Laravel, Lumen
  • Experience with SQL, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Proficient with HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • An open mind and ability to work in a team

PathNice to Haves

  • Amazon AWS (EC2, S3, Route 53, Opsworks) or other cloud hosting service skills
  • Designing/developing scalable websites
  • TDD/unit tests
  • Using command line, linux, git, SSH
  • Using Node.js
  • SCRUM or Kanban

PathAbout You

Whatever your age, gender, or ethnicity, we know you love what you do. And that’s really what’s most important. But in addition to that, we’re also looking for the following:

  • A good fundamental understanding of programming
  • Resourcefulness and ability to take initiative
  • Creative and willing to share ideas and opinions

The successful candidate will find him or herself working as part of a small team. The focus: delivering mission-critical and high-traffic web apps.

PathWhat We Offer

  • Competitive salaries (Starting THB 30K-50K) plus bonus scheme every 6 months
  • Senior / Lead developers and above will start on or above (THB51K+)
  • Office right next to Ploenchit BTS
  • 27” iMacs or MacBook Air/MacBook Pro 13″ + Dell 24″ Screen, Dual Fibre and VDSL Internet
  • Free drinks / snacks / fruit at work, free beer on Fridays
  • Relaxed atmosphere, little to no overtime
  • Lots of creative freedom and responsibility
  • 1 day a week remote working (after probation)
  • Provident fund
  • Flexible start dates

PathHow to Apply

Please include the following information:

Step 1: Go to and do the tests there, zip them up and attach them to your email.

Step 2: Create a 1-page cover letter. Please keep it personal. We’d like to know who you are, how you applied your skills in previous jobs and what you are like. Please include links to your Github or Bitbucket profiles if you have either.

Step 3: Attach a short resume/CV of no more than two (2) pages long and email

Note (1): Only successful candidates will be invited to step two of our hiring process. You can see the full process here.

Note (2): Dear Foreign candidates – We’re happy to hire non-Thai’s however, the Thai Board of Investment (BOI) has strict guidelines on who we can issue a work-permit for. Please ensure you have the following:

  • Relevant degree to the position you are applying for. E.g. Web Developer + Computer Science Degree
  • At least 2 years relevant experience with a degree
  • At least 5 years relevant experience without a degree or relevant degree
  • Please have proof of certificates/transcripts handy (you won’t believe the paperwork required!)
  • Patience. The foreigner application process is more art than science 😉
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