Lead PHP Developer/Engineer

Guidepoint Global
New York, NY
Sep 30, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


Guidepoint Global is seeking a strong PHP Developer with heavy MS SQL Server experience to join its top-flight IT team. Our web developmentteam is a highly collaborative organization consisting of engineers with the highest levels of technical depth, programming skill and a passion for quality.

This position is expected to refactor complex queries to offload resource utilization from MS SQL Server 2008 to Apache/PHP webservers (Linux). An ideal candidate is expected to absorb an immense amount of business logic and have a curious mind for process flows to data models and code interaction.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design and develop web applications using PHP
  • Create and run ad hoc reports written in SQL and iterating through large datasets in PHP
  • Tune database (indexes and schema organization)
  • Aid in crafting an in-progress Redis caching layer
  • Implement new features and maintain existing codebase
  • Follow coding standards and best practices

  • Bachelor's Degree or 3-5 years of Object Oriented programming experience in PHP
  • Experience working with an MVC framework (Zend, Symfony, Yii, CodeIgniter, etc.)
  • An understanding of design patterns
  • Proven record of managing a team of 3-5 developers
  • Experience writing complex SQL queries
  • Experience with caching, particularly with in-memory key/value storage
  • Strong working knowledge of Git
  • Knowledge/experience with Agile software methodology
  • Experience working with a production environment with zero or very minimal downtime
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Steeltrap for memory

  • Exposure to Doctrine ORM, entities, repositories and annotations a huge +
  • Experience in MongoDB a plus
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tool a major plus

  • These are not telecommuting or contract positions
  • Local candidates only please

Guidepoint Global is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

Company Description
Guidepoint Global is a leading independent research firm based in NYC that provides customized primary research and consulting services to premier institutional investment firms that invest in the Healthcare, Technology, Telecom, Media, Retail, Energy and Industrials. We provide our clients with customized tools to analyze various sectors and sub-sectors via the knowledge and insight of industry professionals that make up our proprietary Network of Advisors.

New York, NY


Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:10:10 PDT