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Perl Developer

Posted: September 25, 2018
Company name: Data Foundry
Location: Austin, TX
Country: United States
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: Data Foundry is looking for a senior-level software developer experienced in Perl, used with Apache and MySQL. This position is with one of the most important teams in our company: our Platform team that supports our billing and service management system. This team provides enhancements and integrations serving our customers as well as our Sales, Billing, and Data Center Operations teams.

We don’t care if you have a college degree or if you are located in Austin, remote is ok for the right person. You must be able to show senior-level proficiency in Perl as well as critical thinking skills regarding software designs and development process. Our Platform team is small, so your feedback will influence a lot of decision-making.

What makes you the perfect fit?

You love Perl and would choose it to proof-of-concept an idea
You like working with entire systems, and not just a part of a system
You can grok code written by others
You feel ownership over your code and its results
Data Foundry is one of the premier regional data center operators in the world. Our customers include multiple Fortune 5 companies, but we provide the same high-touch service to our smallest footprints. With the recent completion of our Texas 2 facility in Austin, TX, we are investing in the software and processes to further improve our customer experience. Join our team and help us make our excellent service even better!

Responsibilities:

Translate new feature requirements into conceptual and detailed technical designs
Estimate development effort for feature designs
Implement new feature designs and assist with testing
Troubleshoot and resolve problems
Mentor other developers through code review and direction
Desired skills: Technical Requirements

Perl – senior-level experience
Apache – configuration and relationship to web applications
MySQL – database querying and updates, including SQL joins and basic query optimization
Linux –command line environment and tools
Technical Desirables
Git –branching and merging
mod_perl – basic handler structure and CGI scripting pitfalls
HTML::Mason – component best practices
API design – conceptual understanding of REST and GraphQL
Website for more information: www.datafoundry.com
Contact information: andreaj@phmgmt.com

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