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Perl Developer

Posted: July 10, 2017
Company name: Zoopla
Location: London, UK
Country: United Kingdom
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: We are seeking hard-working, high-performing software developers who want to make a difference, and are not afraid of a challenge to join our dedicated team based in Central London. Our development team builds the platform behind all aspects of the business, including our websites, data processing, search, analysis, reporting, CRM and finance. Our platform architecture is based on Linux, Apache, Perl (/Mason), MySQL, Amazons WebServices (EC2, RDS etc.), Gearman, Memcached and other technologies. You will be joining a small and friendly group of developers in an exciting and ambitious company where your work can make a big difference.

Key Responsibilities:
We are looking to recruit Perl developers to help us build new features and enhancements to our platform - this includes the APIs that drive our website, back-end tools, intensive/distributed data processing, search technology, complex valuation algorithms, and server control functionality.

Working for Us
Were based in a vibrant area thats full of history. Built on the site of the old Courage brewery, our "Cooperage" offices are located right next to Tower Bridge on the south side of the Thames.
Our workplace has many great features, from the gym, games room and in-house barista to the free breakfasts and snacks.
Youll be part of a cross-functional agile team that comprises frontend and backend developers, QA, UX and visual designers and a product owner, holding regular planning, retro and demo sessions.
Desired skills: You will consider yourself an excellent problem-solver, will enjoy a flexible working environment and a strong team culture.
You will need good communication skills as well as technical ability.
You will need to understand the importance of building structured code that is highly scalable, secure, reliable and robust.
You will need to thrive in a challenging and rewarding environment where you may need to work with all aspects of our systems - software engineering, server configuration, software evaluation, scripting, QA.
Essential
Perl platform development
Database / data-processing experience
Desired
Linux, Apache, MySQL, HTML, AWS
Website for more information: www.zpg.co.uk
Contact information: stef.ovenden@zoopa.co.uk

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