Senior Backend Developer (PERL)

Ascent Sourcing
Saffron Walden
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Backend Developer (PERL)

Reporting to the Software Development Team Lead.

Currently in urgent need of a candidate who can act as Software developer for their main legacy product.

Main Responsibilities

·Maintenance and feature development of the main legacy product.

·Setting a good standard of development procedures for other developers to follow.

·Develop features and improvements for the main legacy product.

·Fix bugs for the main legacy product.

As an ideal candidate, you will have most of the following experience:

·Degree in and computing field

·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

·Good understanding of git

·Experience of supporting and coaching junior staff

·Expert knowledge of normalised relational databases, ideally PostgreSQL

·Ability to provide architectural solutions

·Knowledge and experience using Docker

·Experience of writing maintainable web applications within an MVC framework

·Experience of developing flexible API endpoints using a dynamic scripting language

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