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Senior Perl Contractor who wants to Learn Python -- Work from home + Cambridge, UK

Posted: October 12, 2018
Company name: Perl Careers
Location: Cambridge, UK
Country: United Kingdom
Poster represents: a recruiting agency
Terms of employment: Independent contractor (hourly)
Hours: Full time
Onsite: some
Description: Quick facts:

* Perl codebase running very commercially successful product in rapidly expanding company

* Full-time on-site (Cambridge UK) for 4 weeks, then 2-3 days telecommute a week

* New features in a mixture of Perl and Python – a chance to cross-train to Python with no prior experience needed

* Perl team has made a couple of excellent, competent, and friendly hires recently

* London contractor rates!

Experience with a Modern Perl stack is a pre-req, and there are some dragons to fight in the existing codebase, but an awesome opportunity.
Desired skills: Very strong understanding of Modern Perl

Good understanding of DBIx::Class

Good understanding of at least one Perl web framework (Catalyst, Dancer, Mojolicious)

Strong knowledge of RESTful API design and surrounding best practices

Strong knowledge of testing RESTful APIs
Website for more information: perl.careers
Contact information: leticia@perl.careers

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