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Polyglot required Down Under – Senior Developer role in Melbourne, Australia

Posted: August 11, 2018
Company name: Perl Careers
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Country: Australia
Pay rate: Commensurate with experience
Poster represents: a recruiting agency
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: Location: Central Melbourne - Requires that you have a right to work in Australia as the client is not able to sponsor a visa

G’day, Perl Mongers of Australia! Do you have a strong background in Perl, but a desire to learn and apply other languages? This client is looking for a polyglot developer, with a focus on Perl but potential to also use (and be cross-trained in) Scala, Ruby, Python and JavaScript. It is a small, flexible team and there may be the opportunity to undertake some DevOps work too if interested.

This Melbourne-based company makes software for data collection and analysis, using modern Perl in a modern way. The right candidate will be familiar with Catalyst, and either have experience with Docker or be keen to learn how to use it. Employees are actively encouraged to make open source contributions.
Desired skills: We don’t expect candidates to be expert in all of these but it provides a good overview of the kind of environment they will be working in.

Programming languages / technologies
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Modern Perl
• Dancer
• Catalyst
• Moose / Moo
• DBIx::Class

Highly regarded also
• Scala
• Ruby
• Python / Moo
• JavaScript for front end development
• AngularJS (or similar)

Development environment / operations
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Git / GitHub
Jenkins
Docker
Ansible
Debian/Ubuntu
AmazonAWS

Data Stores
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PostgreSQL
Riak/Minio/Consul
DynamoDB
Website for more information: perl.careers
Contact information: leticia@perl.careers

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