Once again, we’re trying to fill positions at my day job…

(We don’t have it posted with our corporate careers site yet, so I’m blogging it here.) We’re in NYC. If this looks interesting to you, drop Jennifer a line!

Senior Perl Developer


We are looking for an experienced, motivated programmer to develop solutions for our Database Automation product. The ideal candidate has extensive experience writing back-end client/server applications in Object Oriented Perl. Experience with Java and/or C++ a major plus.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and test product code according to our quality standards
  • Maintain knowledge of product environments and applicable software technologies
  • Provide complete documentation in the form of commented code, problem status information, and design documents
  • Perform thorough problem analysis that results in resolution of product-related problems according to our support standards
  • Complete code and other deliverables on schedule
  • Perform thorough unit testing; support systems and integration testing as required to provide a quality product
  • Provide input to the Technical Writers for all product documentation
  • Define the functional specification of program modules ensuring functionality, quality and ease of maintainability
  • Accurately estimate the size and scope of the development effort as measured by the product delivery schedule

Job Requirements:

  • Strong ability to design and develop Object Oriented and Service Oriented software with practical use of design patterns
  • Strong familiarity with Perl
  • Good understanding of high-availability and scalable platform architecture
  • Good understanding of troubleshooting and performance tuning of multi-layered application
  • Experienced with working within a release cycle, dealing with more than one version of the codebase at a time, handling a range of install environments, planning for support once the product is in customers hands, worrying about upgrade paths
  • Solid experience in TCP/IP networking and/or distributed systems programming
  • Experience with one or more of Oracle/DB2/Sybase/MSSQL
  • Fluency in Linux and/or flavors of UNIX

To apply, contact Jennifer Persaud.

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