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Perl Developer - Amsterdam

Software Engineer (Perl)

Posted: June 12, 2014
Company name: Shutterstock
Location: New York City, NY
Country: United States
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Length of employment: Perm
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: Shutterstock is seeking experienced and intelligent software engineers that are excited about working with other experienced and intelligent software engineers on closely integrated teams to push the boundaries of what is expected of a stock photo company. We focus on fast, iterative development (over 150 deployments/month) and collaborative, interactive programming. Developers work on small cross-functional teams (4-6 people) that have a voice in setting their own priorities and are expected to build and deploy applications quickly and iteratively.

Qualified candidates are:

In love with programming and building things that have never existed
Curious and passionate about finding creative solutions to complex problems
Able communicators that are used to talking through problems and feel a deep need to share the cool stuff that they're working on with others
Experienced enough to know what to build themselves and what not to
Aware of what they don't know yet and are excited about what to learn next
Ready to teach us some new tricks
Able to take care of business
Required skills: A very deep understanding of at least one of the following programming language: Perl, Ruby, Python, Node, PHP
Years of experience with at least one database (MySQL preferably)
A profound knowledge of how the web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, etc)
Strong linux experience

Bonus skills:
Experience with web MVC frameworks: Dancer, Mojolicious, Catalyst, Sinatra, Express, etc
RESTful API design and development
Layout / Design
Front or back end javascript / Node.js
Image processing and computer vision
Redis, Riak, or other key/value stores
Memcached / Redis
System administration
MogileFS
Website for more information: www.shutterstock.com
Contact information: bharwood@shutterstock.com

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