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UK Remote Perl Programmer for Leading Enterprise Tech Publication

Posted: August 2, 2023
Company name: Perl Jobs by Perl Careers
Location: UK (Remote)
Country: United Kingdom
Pay rate: £50-70K
Poster represents: a recruiting agency
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: no
Description: Our client is a global leader in the enterprise technology publishing industry, providing audiences worldwide with stimulating perspectives and unique news on enterprise tech that matters today and tomorrow. They are seeking a talented Perl programmer to manage the full life-cycle of software projects on a remote basis. The ideal candidate is UK-based and has experience writing high-quality Perl code.

You will ensure the the client’s website remains top-notch and that journalists have the tools they need while communicating effectively with your wider team.

Required qualifications include excellent communication skills, strong written and verbal English, right to work in the UK, great Linux experience, and familiarity with common UNIX tools. Experience with templating systems, Apache and nginx, and working with both MySQL and PostgreSQL is a bonus.

The tech stack includes Debian, Apache, Nginx, Exim, Redis, MySQL/MariaDB, and PostgreSQL, as well as open-source tools written in Perl (DBIx and Plack), Bash, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

If you’re a talented Perl programmer with a passion for delivering high-quality work and a desire to learn and grow with a small and focused team, we want to hear from you!
Desired skills: Strong Perl is a must
DBIx::Class experience
Basic front-end skills / not scared of small amounts of JavaScript, HTML
Very comfortable on Linux, ideally Debian

Bonus: Rust experience or interested in learning
Website for more information: job.perl.careers
Contact information: pete@perl.careers

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