Senior Perl Developer with Cross-Trained Chops. UK Remote Perl Role
Canary Wharf, London, UK (see more)
£50,000–£70,000 GBP /year
The best senior developers know that variety is the spice of life. Sure, you’ve got Perl chops for days, but that’s not all you can do — and that’s why our client wants to meet you. They’re looking for senior Perl developers, Node engineers, and those with mighty Python and SQL skills to lead their team. Cross-trained team members are their sweet spot, and whether you’re cross-trained yourself or are open to the possibility, this may be your perfect role.
This international company hosts more than 80% of the UK’s job adverts on their servers. They have over 5 million ads posted each month across 186 countries, keeping their fingers on the collective pulse of what’s happening with employers, recruiters, and job seekers. They are based in the UK, and you should be, too, although the role is 100% remote-friendly if you are within the UK.
The company has start-up vibes without the start-up stress and embraces fun initiatives like regular Hacker Days. They encourage team members to pursue new features that interest them because they know that great ideas can come from anywhere and anyone.
If you’re excited to spice up your life and use all the skills you’ve developed over your career, send us your CV today!
Skills and Experience
The client is interested in anyone with experience building web apps in Perl, using one of the major Perl frameworks. If you’re a crack-hand with Catalyst, a Mojolicious master, or a distinguished Dance, they want you. You’ll be deploying apps your work to AWS, so experience would be handy, and the company’s big on testing, so they’d like you to know your way around Test::More.
About the Client
The company makes software that’s literally crucial to keeping recruitment running worldwide. Any time you see a job ad on an online job board in the UK, there’s a 80% chance it went through this company’s servers. Their client list includes virtually every large recruitment agency, every small recruitment agency, and they handle the recruitment software needs of Boeing, Pepsi, and Hilton.
The company is a small company with a lot of personality, owned by a (much) larger company with a lot of financial fire-power – all the best bits of working for a small and agile company with all the reassurance that comes from being part of a big group
- You’ll start with 25 days holiday a year, but that’ll rise by a day every year you’re there, up to 30; plus of course, all Bank Holidays and National Holidays
- Private health benefits, dental, eyecare and well-being subsidies, as well as life and disability benefits, and a personal pension with the company matching up to 3%
- Beautiful, modern offices that look out over the water in Canary Wharf; sunset over the water is something pretty special
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