Our locations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A stone throw away from the iconic Twin Towers, our office in Kuala Lumpur handles all marketing and business development activities for the Asian, Australian, African and Middle Eastern markets. Our global IT, Design, Finance and HR teams are also located here.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Situated just outside the city centre, a five minutes’ walk from the Central Train Station, our office in Amsterdam deals with all marketing and business development activities for the European and Latin American markets.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Adjacent to the famous Red River, our Hanoi office handles all marketing and business development activities for the Vietnamese market, with an emphasis on the specific and unique localization and linguistic requirements.

What our employees say...

  • “Working for Sam Media not only let me stay connected with latest technologies but also enriches my cultural experiences by working in vibrant and truly Asian city.”

    Dawid Pichen | Polish

    Senior Linux System Administrator @ Kuala Lumpur

  • “If we see an opportunity, we chase it. If we see a problem, we fix it. We dream big and we all do what it takes to reach the company’s goals.”

    Melissa Poh | Singaporean

    Digital Marketing Manager @ Kuala Lumpur

  • “There’s a lot of opportunity to learn and grow professionally… and of course the parties!!”

    Faezah Idrus | Malaysian

    Senior Project Manager @ Amsterdam

  • “We love turning small ideas into big things, especially when it comes to mobile content.”

    Okal Mohamad | Palestinian

    Products Manager @ Kuala Lumpur

  • “Sam-Media is an incredibly dynamic and fast-growing company, you get to work with brilliant , passionate and talented team.”

    Mohammed Fadhl Haidarah | Yemeni

    Linux System Administrator @ Kuala Lumpur

  • “I started Sam Media to create a fun, challenging and rewarding business and it's been a great journey so far!”

    Alexis Bartelds | Dutch

    CEO @ Amsterdam

  • “I know I am contributing positively to the company and I like the open and honest communication that I have with my colleagues on all levels”

    Kieu Van Vanp | Vietnamese

    Country Manager @ Vietnam

  • “We're from 25 different countries and we're working as one. There is a lot you can learn in here and there are always people willing to help you.”

    Mohamed Ali Alfarra | Syrian

    Senior Linux System Administrator @ Kuala Lumpur

  • “I am a SCRUM aficionado and I very much take pride in the fact that we’re doing SCRUM right! I also love the social activities like Zumba and futsal.”

    Carlos Lima | Brazilian

    Scrum Master @ Kuala Lumpur

Eight convincing reasons to work with us

Flat Organization

Take charge, make decisions, feel responsible

Informal Workplace

Get to know your colleagues, inside and outside the office

International Environment

Our approximately 80 employees come from 22 different nationalities

Cultural Diversity

See things in a new perspective

Smart People

Surround yourself with A-players. Every day is a learning experience

State-of-the-art Technology

Work on and with great technology

Entrepreneurial Environment

We value your ideas and even have our own incubator!

Fun

We celebrate success in many different ways

Interested to join us? We are now hiring.

Open Positions

Senior PHP Developers (Kuala Lumpur)

Job Description:

As a PHP Developer in Sam Media you make sure that our software and systems are absolutely best-in-class.

Desired Skills and Expertise:

The two most important skills you must have:

  • You are an exceptionally good coder in PHP
  • You thrive in a vibrant, culturally diverse and international environment

Some other skills, expertise and traits we like:

  • Hack, HHVM
  • Git, Vagrant, VirtualBox
  • PHPUnit, Behat, TDD and BDD
  • Refactoring
  • MySQL
  • Highly enthusiastic about agile development
  • Docker
  • Linux

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute and communicate your work on one of several major projects or on our existing back-end systems
  • Be accountable, manage your own time and produce great work
  • Participate actively in the entire dev process, from idea to testing and release
  • Demonstrate your work regularly to the rest of the team and the rest of the company

What have we worked on last quarter?

Geo load balancing the ‘broadcast’ APIs.

Our broadcast APIs routinely deal with hundreds of thousands of requests per day from all over the world. Technologies like Redis, Docker, Hack/HHVM, MySQL and Apache Proxy ensure that our APIs are geographically scalable and efficiently handle requests.


Automatic web campaign generation

Our web campaigns are created through an in-house developed, user friendly GUI application which automatically generates fault free and optimized front-end code that includes responsive design. Among others, this GUI application heavily uses Redis, MongoDB, AngularJS and Bootstrap

Unified reporting system

Historically our reporting was done through different systems in different regions. Last quarter we celebrated the successful closure of a massive, year-long project that unified this reporting, ensuring an accurate, on-time, one single version of the truth for the key metrics that drive our business. The ETL for this reporting system processes hundreds of GBs of data every single day. Uses very advanced MySQL queries and functionalities.

How to apply?

Please send your CV to work@sam-media.com


For those of you who are interested to apply but currently live outside Malaysia, upon a successful job application, we will apply for your work permit and provide relocation assistance to help you settle in Kuala Lumpur.

Mobile Loyalty Developer

Who you are

The ideal candidate will possess the following technical skills:

  • A relevant degree (e.g. Computer Science, Software engineer)
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in native mobile development
  • Extensive knowledge of Android SDK, Java, Gradle
  • Experience with designing and implementing systems that consume REST-based APIs
  • Knowledge of iOS development is an advantage
  • Experience with test automation is an advantage
  • Analytical thinking for solving problems
  • Aim for reusable and maintainable code
  • Affectionate about user oriented application development, working closely together with UX and Visual designers
  • You’re fluent in both written & spoken English

Personal

The ideal candidate will possess the following soft-skills:

  • You’re a ‘glass half full’ kind of person – where others see only problems, you find possibilities that lead you and your team members to solutions
  • Your work is consistently accurate, because you don’t let details drown you
  • Being innovative for you isn’t ‘a thing’ – it’s just how you roll. You’re constantly upgrading your programming skills, thereby innovating the way both you and your team work
  • Of course you’re a great communicator and a pleasure to have on any team
  • You have the guts to make decisions, especially technical ones. You enjoy coaching and inspiring those around you to always strive for excellence
  • Last but not least: you know how to combine your layers of knowledge to (over)deliver first-rate end products to our various projects

How to apply?

Please send your CV to work@sam-media.com