PHP Engineer (890) Bellevue, Washington
Who we are:
GMI was founded in 1999 with one goal in mind: make it easier, faster and more efficient for market research professionals to conduct global research. With global consumer and specialty panels in over 200 countries and territories and a wide range of technology-enabled market research services, GMI is the partner of choice for market research anywhere in the world. With talented professionals in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, GMI serves many of the largest and most successful enterprises and market research firms in the world.
As part of Lightspeed Research, the leading provider of technology-enabled solutions and online respondents for global market research, GMI has pioneered many of the technology innovations that paved the way for this growing market. GMI continues to be the worldwide leader in helping businesses connect with their customers and do research on their opinions.
The current opening is for a mid-level PHP application developer responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining existing internal project management web-based applications.
As a key member of the Engineering team located in Bellevue, WA, the successful candidate will work closely with Test and Program teams to deliver new GUI elements, database-driven components, and web services.
* Design and implement horizontally-scalable front and backend architectures
* Ensure applications are designed to support instrumentation objectives, rapid enhancement objectives, and provide superior user experience
* Provide visibility by documenting and communicating implementation details and progress
* Work with other development teams to ensure on-time quality delivery of applications
* Own high profile product features
* Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of LAMP development experience
* Knowledge of web service development and consumption (REST, XML Feeds, SOAP)
* Knowledge of system engineering and object oriented design patterns including Model-View-Controller paradigm
* Strong analytical and development skills
* Quick learner, quality and detail oriented team player
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Experience with any / all of the following technologies: ZendFramework, Smarty, PHPUnit, Selenium, SVN
* Experience with Agile software development methodology (SCRUM Process)
* Experience with Facebook applications and other social networking platforms
* Experience with Microsoft SQL