Senior Software Engineer

October 4, 2021

The job

Branded Research, Inc. seeks a motivated and experienced Senior Software Engineer to help oversee all technical aspects of a leading insights and technology company.

The Senior Software Engineer will play a critical, embedded part in the continuous development and delivery of our mission-critical business systems. They will work with Executive Management to grow the company through technological resources. Using an active and practical approach, the Senior Software Engineer will assist in directing all employees in IT and IO departments to attain the company’s goals established in the company’s strategic plan. We offer the opportunity to work among a dedicated, cross-functional team of professionals; all committed to achieving the goals of the individual who joins us.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years of director-level experience in the Information Technology arena. If you are a driven individual, looking for an interesting place to work, excited to play a large an integral role in the company’s growth, apply to become part of our growing team today.


  • Support and help to establish and define the company’s technical vision.
  • Support and help to lead all aspects of the company’s technological development.
  • Help to direct the company’s strategic technical direction, development and future growth.
  • Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, such as marketing, production and operations as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide leadership to department heads in a fashion that supports the company’s culture, mission and values.
  • Acts as a good steward of Branded’s resources and ensure control of IT and IO departmental budgets.
  • Develop and support development of new and existing product features.
  • Build new web applications to automate daily operations.
  • Develop and adhere closely to development plans and anticipate changes to product specification or schedule as they become necessary during development.
  • Solve complicated problems with efficient solutions through coding and analysis.
  • Assist with creation of project functional specification documents.
  • The ideal candidate will reside in San Diego, CA and will report to management based in San Diego office.

Your skills and craft

  • Ideally 5`+ years’ experience in the Information Technology arena with at least 2 years’ experience in managing a team
  • B.S./M.S. in a related field
  • Ability to attract and recruit top-notch software engineering talent
  • Verifiable history of accountability, perseverance and strong organizational skills
  • Self-directed, independent and has experience owning complete features/products
  • Ability to complete projects in entirety from start to finish
  • Proficiency in web application programming
  • Advanced skills in PHP, CakePHP, MySQL 5.x, Apache2, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/AJAX, SVN / Git / Github, MVC, ORM
  • PHP (preferably CakePHP, Laravel, CodeIgniter), JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Bootstrapping, performance Tuning, DB query optimization, Linux
  • Demonstrated knowledge of algorithms, network protocols and web services
  • Experience developing real-world web applications

*Branded is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Branded is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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