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Perl Senior Software Engineer

Posted: April 20, 2018
Company name: Circonus, Inc.
Location: United States
Country: United States
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: no
Description: Our Senior Software Engineers focus on the design, development and overall lifecycle of our software products. You’ll join a team of high-performing engineers who strive to improve Circonus’s monitoring and analytics platform.

As a senior staff member you’ll be expected to operate independently, though your day-to-day will often involved working working with a small team to create, support, and deploy production applications.

In particular, we're seeking someone with relevant experience to take over development and maintenance of our existing web application. Prior experience with such efforts is strongly preferred - please mention it directly within your cover letter.

Responsibilities:
- Work in the office or remotely, or both (but not at the same time)
- Design, build, maintain, and document the Circonus web application
- Find and address bottlenecks and performance issues across the application stack
- Support our internal shift from a monolithic architecture over to a Go based micro-service oriented model
- Develop and support back-end systems and support tools
- Implement customer requests including API features and tool requests
- Find and address software errors and bugs
- Improve deployment, utility, observability, and operability in everything you do
- Unit, functional, and performance testing of produced deliverables
- Work with Product team to ensure high quality deliverables
- Conduct peer review during design, coding and testing
- Coach and mentor team members
Desired skills: - 3-5 years experience building, testing, and deploying high quality, highly reliable, scalable application servers
- Working knowledge of mod_Perl
- Strong server-side development experience with Perl and working knowledge of mod_perl (this is mandatory, please do not apply if you don't have real world Perl experience)
- 1+ year experience with Go preferably writing backend web services
- Understanding of Unix-based software development environments
- Understanding of microservice architecture principles
- Familiarity with a RDBMS (PostgreSQL preferred)
- Understanding of message queues
- Passion for quality-oriented software development best practices including unit and functional testing, automation, continuous integration, and low-dependency architectures
- Comfortable working with git and GitHub for version control, including opening/reviewing pull requests and distributed branching models
- Experience working with project management software such as JIRA
- Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
Website for more information: www.circonus.com
Contact information: jobs.lever.co/circonus/0d485785-a66d-...

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