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Senior Perl Developer - Cambridge

Business Type: Biotechnology Company, Internet - IT Services
Job Type: Information Technology, Bioinformatics
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: Cambridgeshire
Reference: PERDCAM
Closing Date: 05/09/19
Job Details:
Senior Perl developer

I''ve got a great role working with a global leader within genomic medicine looking to revolutionise the way genetic diseases are characterized and diagnosed. The successful candidate will develop new features and enhancements to the legacy Perl components of the organisations'' product.

The main responsibilities of the role include:
*Design, code and unit test new product features and enhancements
*Fix bugs raised by customers and internal teams such as system test
*Set a good standard of development procedures for other developers to follow
*Review code written by more junior members of the team
*Develop subject matter expertise in one or more areas of the system
Key Skills/ Behaviours Required:
*Very strong understanding of Modern Perl
*Strong understanding and experience of DBIx::Class and PostgreSQL
*Strong understanding of at least one Perl web framework (Catalyst, Dancer, Mojolicious)
*Experience of writing maintainable web applications within an MVC framework
*Experience of developing flexible API endpoints using a dynamic scripting language
*Friendly, approachable and builds positive personal and organisational relationships
*Self-motivated and results-driven, problem-solver
*Enthusiastic, hardworking, well organised and able to prioritise
*Able to work with others to make decisions whilst respecting team members'' views
*Professional appearance and able to produce high standards of work
Desirables Include:
*Good understanding of git
*Expert knowledge of normalised relational databases, ideally PostgreSQL
*Ability to provide architectural solutions
*Knowledge and experience using Kubernetes and Docker
*Strong knowledge of RESTful API design and surrounding best practices
*Strong knowledge of testing RESTful APIs
*Medical / biological knowledge or interest
*Experience of supporting and coaching junior staff

There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Perl, Developer, Engineer, API, Rest, Mojo, Catalyst, MVC, Postgres, Docker, Cambridge.

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Posted: 08/08/2019 | NPJ Ref: 239850