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Perl Developer

Posted: September 18, 2017
Company name: Eligo Recruitment
Internal ID: RDPL-11
Location: London, UK
Country: United Kingdom
Pay rate: £60,000
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Length of employment: Perm
Description: Perl Developer,Catalyst,Template,Embperl,TDD,Linux,

Perl Developer needed for a Ecommce based business in London, You will need to be an experienced Perl Developer to undertake a lead projects and take full ownership of them. As the lead Perl Developer you will be managing and mentoring junior Perl developers.

The group is responsible for engineering their Web and JEE application hosting platforms. These services are designed to run a large numbers of applications within the group in a highly available, cost effective and secure shared infrastructure environment.
They utilize a product driven approach where we provide these services to our clients, the application development teams, in a manner similar to a managed hosting service provider. The team work closely with Product Management and the Production Support organization that operate the platforms we deliver.

Position Description

Qualified candidates must have technology expertise in Web hosting technologies and Perl programming coupled with experience of executing product engineering practices. Candidates must be collaborative, client focused and able to deliver world class engineering services to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

• Engineering/developing features for our Web hosting and Java application hosting platform
• Quality assurance testing, including functional, performance/scalability, and regression testing
• Writing technical documentation, including design documentation and training materials
• Platform delivery including packaging, installation, and configuration
• Platform support including troubleshooting, contributing to root cause analysis, and problem resolution
• Identifying and assessing risks, determining impact to platform and mitigation plans

Key Attributes:

• Analytical and technical skills
• Clear communicator (code, documentation and verbal)
• Efficient and pragmatic problem solving
• Excellent team worker
• Ability to work to deadlines

Experience and Education
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in an IT‐related discipline (or equivalent diploma/work experience)
• 2+ years of relevant work experience with OO Perl & Web hosting technologies
Required skills: Strong programming experience in Object Orientated Perl & Shell Scripting
• Experience with Apache Web Server (Inc. Apache modules)
• Experience with at least one of: WebLogic Server, JBoss, Tomcat
• Strong Linux/Unix and Systems Administration skills
• Ability to reverse-engineer legacy code
• Revision control systems (Subversion, branching and merging)
• Test Driven Development coupled with Agile SDLC
Desired skills: Perl modules: Template::Toolkit, CGI::Prototype, Test::More, LWP, Embperl, Catalyst
• Web hosting, caching and proxy software and related technologies: Apache, volume hosting setups with Apache vhosts, HTTP, SSL, CGI, FastCGI
• Experience with Web Technologies and Tools: HTTP, XML, REST
• Experience of configuring Java environments
• Exposure to Java programming
• Application and Operating System security
• C, PHP, Ruby + Ruby on Rails, MySQL
• Networking fundamentals: TCP/IP, DNS
• Load balancers (F5 BigIP load balancers), software load balancing technologies (Apache mod_proxy_balancer, mod_jk)
Website for more information: www.eligo.co.uk
Contact information: Rick Deller
Perl Recruiter
Eligo Recruitment
0208 944 4187 / rick@eligo.co.uk

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