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Perl Back End Software Developer

Posted: September 18, 2018
Company name: R.S. Hughes Co., Inc.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Country: United States
Pay rate: Competitive
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: Perl Back End Software Developer

Seeking Software Engineer with a Computer Science degree and 5-10 years experience developing automated back-end processes in Perl. We have automated order processing, online sales, advertising feeds, reports, data recovery and other periodic processes. We are looking for someone to help automate, improve and maintain these and develop new scripts, so that we can better serve our customers and employees. In some cases you will build internal company web pages so departments can self-serve their growing and recurring needs. The right person will be a key part of our nimble development team and will play an important role in our software development projects going forward.

Opening is for full-time, on-site work, in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is not a remote or part-time position.


Founded in 1954, R.S. Hughes Co., Inc. is a dynamic, North American distributor of industrial supplies. With 50+ locations in the United States and Mexico, we maintain an extensive inventory of adhesives, abrasives, electrical, static control, tapes, labeling and safety products. We are proud to represent products from leading manufacturing firms including 3M, Henkel Loctite, General Electric, Brady, Kimberly Clark, Ansell Edmont, and others. We offer our customers the best services in the industry for their manufacturing/industrial supplies, allowing them to purchase by web, mobile, phone, over the counter, or automatically using one of our proprietary Purchasing and Supply Solutions. We are a lean technical team, located in the heart of ski country, in Utah.

R.S. Hughes Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Desired skills: Our back-end is Perl Linux Apache MySQL. Ideal candidate will have experience with . . .

- 5-10 Years software development in Perl scripting using object oriented programming

- Perl Linux CentOs Apache MySQL MongoDB Progress Solr JAVA

- Knowledge of CPAN modules & frameworks, particularly: XAO XML JSON

- Project design experience from research through implementation

- Able to investigate and trouble-shoot technical issues

- Able to develop web APIs (JSON & XML) and web interfaces (HTML, CSS)

- AJAX, JavaScript & frameworks (jQuery + UI, Google Charts)

- Some systems administration experience

- GIT JIRA Agile Confluence

We are not expecting a 9 out of 10 with all of these, but we use them all and they give a picture of our software development environment. We prefer open source solutions whenever possible, whatever is best, most efficient. We have aggressive development plans and are looking for someone that has experience and can contribute to reach our goals. Knowledge to develop automated robust Perl scripts is paramount, along with a strong understanding about performance, both in database queries and in code overall.

Four-year computer science degree required. Full benefits, and you get to work with other great people.
Website for more information: www.rshughes.com
Contact information: How To Apply

Please complete our online application:


Upon completion of the application, you will receive an email with instructions on where to send a script, github or website you have created. A cover letter email would be appreciated.

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