VantagePoint Mobile: Software Engineer, Seattle, WA

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Software Engineer
VantagePoint Mobile (recently secured 20M in financing) is an early stage company with a very big idea around mobile community. We aim to create a branded mobile community where you will discover new content, store your stuff, meet new friends and get connected to all things mobile. We are growing rapidly and are looking for new people to join our dynamic organization. If you are interested in solving complex technical challenges and taking your engineering skills to a new level, then please send your resume and salary history to
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Software Engineer
Software engineers will be part of a team that is responsible for feature additions, new development and code maintenance of our web facing mobile applications. For this position you will be assisting with the rapid development of new application features and functionality as well as modification and maintenance of legacy code. This will include creating information storage and display strategies, designing database schemas, developing database driven software, and implementing web and mobile facing functionality.
Work with Product Management to take functional specifications and from them design schema composition and software architecture
As part of a team, design and implement re-useable software components
Receive feedback from Product Marketing on market requirements and use
Partner with Quality Assurance on testing, fixes and ultimately release
Work regularly with PHP, MySQL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CVS
Maintain legacy code base
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree; or equivalent experience
5 years of programming experience with either PHP or Java
2 years experience with SQL programming
Experience designing and implementing scalable systems
Ability to understand and effectively utilize design patterns
Experience with a variety of languages including HTML, CSS, XML and JavaScript
Extensive experience developing and maintaining applications utilizing database functionality from MySQL
Solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming techniques
Familiarity with Apache and Linux web environments
Strong respect for application design and the attention to detail required
Detail oriented and well organized
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Capable of meeting tight deadlines
Ability to effectively debug network based software applications
Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment
Ability to effectively work in a team environment, as well as, independently
Excellent organizational, time management, project management, and service delivery skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Job location is Seattle, WA
Compensation: Excellent for the engineer who loves a technical challenge
If you are interested in being considered for this role please send your resume and salary history to Also take a look at our website for more information about our current business.

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