Don’t go chasing waterfalls . . .

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 Ref: OSC468
 West London, UK (see more)
 Inline with experience

On second thought — cannonball!

Iconic R&B group TLC would advise you not to go chasing waterfalls. They may have four multi-platinum albums and nine top-10 Billboard Hot 100 hits, but when it comes to this exciting role situated only a short stroll from a tranquil waterfall, they’re missing out! No Scrubs allowed, but if you’re ready to Kick Your Game into high gear, then read on.

Our client is just as famous as those big-time record producers, but without the terrible reputation. They’re one of the UK’s leading estate agencies, and with over 60 branches, they’ve got what it takes to make you a star (programmer, that is). Their website is scaling the charts, and if you can handle the spotlight, then you might be the senior-level Perl programmer that they want to sign.

Glamour and good times away in scenic Chiswick Business Park, home to a 45,000 square foot Virgin Active gym (cardio is key when you’re on stage), tons of food vendors and shops, and — you guessed it — their own waterfall. Whether you’re riding to work in a limo or on the tube, there are plenty of ways to arrive in style.

As titans of industry in their sphere, this client doesn’t sign just anyone. They only hire brilliant people, the cream of the crop, those who TLC would say are All That — could they be talking about you? Maybe you have experience with two or three back-up singers, but if you’re ready to step up to the mic and show them your leadership skills, this client will provide you with the best, most up-to-date technology to give you an edge and let your skills shine.

Now that you’ve heard what’s in it for you, This Is How It Works, don’t be a Creep — drop us an email and let us know that you’re ready for your next big thing!

Skills and Experience

  • You’ll need to be very comfortable with Modern Perl, and that means you’ll need to have meaningful opinions about (and experience with) Moose, Plack, DBIx::Class, Test::More, and at least one Perl MVC framework
  • The company has a microservice architecture, so you’ll have strong architectural skills, think about problems in terms of APIs and queues, and have exposure to recent DevOps practices

About the Client

Very well-known and well-established estate agency, whose technical stack has been built with loving care to be high quality


  • Enhanced sick pay and subsidised gym program
  • Strong parental leave policy, with a generous shared parental leave system

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