Perl Developer

Location:  London, England
Salary:  GBP400 - GBP600 per day


A leading online fashion retailer has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Perl Developer to join us.

 

The Role:

  • Build high quality applications and HTTP based services
  • Work closely with both technical and non-technical members in the team
  • Develop a good understanding of business requirements and write technical specifications
  • Ensure that work is well-planned, estimated, implemented, tested, and documented
  • Identify and help plan improvements to systems
  • Participate in code review and mentoring processes
  • Keep up with industry trends and experiment with new tools, technologies & development methods with a view to adopting best practices that fit the business
  • Monitor and support production systems

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Server-side development in Perl
  • SQL/RDBMS (we use PostgreSQL)
  • Version control systems (we use git)
  • Able to investigate & trouble-shoot technical issues
  • Able to rapidly and effectively context-switch
  • Linux OS familiarity

 

Desirable Skills & Experience:

Experience of any of the following will be useful but training will be provided to the right candidate.

  • Able to develop web-based user interfaces (HTML, CSS) & APIs (JSON & XML)
  • Knowledge of CPAN modules and frameworks, particularly: DBI, DBIx::Class, Catalyst, Plack, Template Toolkit and Moose
  • AJAX, Javascript & JS frameworks (we use jQuery)
  • Experience building and testing high-availability applications
  • Agile development methodologies and practises (Scrum, Kanban, TDD)
  • Developing remote services with Perl and working with SOA
  • Implementing continuous delivery (ideally using Jenkins and OpenStack)
  • One or more JVM based languages and/or Ruby (specifically using the Cucumber test framework)

 

Understanding of:

  • Perl & Linux conventions
  • Message queues (we use ActiveMQ)
  • Perl testing frameworks
  • Refactoring

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