Perl Programmer with Rust Experience - UK Remote

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 Ref: OSC622
 London, UK OR Telecommute from UK (see more)
 Depending on experience

Are you a talented Perl programmer with Rust experience looking to work for a cutting-edge enterprise tech publisher that’s at the forefront of the industry? Look no further than our client, a renowned publisher that provides unique news and stimulating perspectives on the enterprise tech that powers businesses across the globe.

As a Perl programmer, you’ll be responsible for managing the full life-cycle of software projects, from consultation with the business to designing, developing, and testing code. You’ll work on back-end Perl code that runs on Debian servers, but don’t worry if Rust is more your thing - the client is planning to transition some of their codebase over to Rust over time, and any Rust experience you have is a big plus. You’ll ensure that the client’s website remains top-notch and that their journalists have the necessary tools to provide great content to their readers.

The ideal candidate is a versatile problem-solver who’s eager to learn and grow. You have excellent communication skills, strong written and verbal English, and the legal right to work in the UK. You have great Linux experience and are familiar with common UNIX tools. Experience with templating systems, Apache and nginx, and working with both MySQL and PostgreSQL is a bonus.

Our client’s tech team is small, distributed, focused, and autonomous, and they favour open-source tools.

If you’re a talented Perl programmer who has Rust experience and a passion for delivering high-quality work, we want to hear from you! Join a team of exceptional professionals and help shape the future of enterprise tech publishing.

Skills and Experience

  • 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


  • Exceptional autonomy to get stuff done
  • Engaged and interested coworkers in a small, tight-knit team

Telecommuting Details

Open to residents of United Kingdom

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