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Software Engineer (Perl)


Job Title:
Software Engineer (Perl)

Job Ref:
1068

Location:
Tower Bridge, SE1

Brand:
Zoopla

Discipline:
Technology

Job Description

Closing date for applications is 30th of November

We are seeking a hard-working, high-performing software engineer to join our dedicated team based in Central London.

Working on cross-functional Agile teams, our engineers build the platform behind all aspects of the business, including our websites, data processing, search, analysis, reporting, CRM and finance.

Our platform architecture is based on AWS, Perl (Mojo, Mason), NodeJS, MySQL, Memcached, Gearman and Python with deployment using Jenkins and Docker.

As well as being a master of all things Perl, you`ll be expected to also be able to write code using at least one other scripting language or platform (e.g. Node, Python etc)

Key Responsibilities

You`ll be key in helping to build new features and enhancements to our platform. This could include the APIs that drive our website, back-end tools, intensive/distributed data processing, search technology, complex valuation algorithms, and server control functionality.

Skills required:

Essential:

  • Perl platform development
  • MySQL experience
  • Proficiency in at least one other scripting language or platform (eg Node, Python etc)
  • Agile team experience

Desired:

  • Linux, Apache, MySQL, HTML::Mason, AWS

Working with us:

We`re based in a vibrant area that`s full of history. Built on the site of the old Courage brewery, our "Cooperage" offices are located right next to Tower Bridge on the south side of the Thames.

Our workplace has a free gym, games room, in-house barista and free breakfasts / snacks. These are just part of an extensive wider benefits package that includes a generous contributory pension, bonus schemes, life assurance and much more.

ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG) ("ZPG") owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted property and household-related digital brands including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, Money and Hometrack. ZPG is also a leading provider of back office solutions for estate agents across the UK with a range of market-leading products including Alto, Jupix, ExpertAgent, Technicweb, Ravensworth, PropertyFile and MoveIT.

ZPG helps empower smarter property and household decisions. It has an unrivalled proposition with its websites and mobile apps attracting over 50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners using its services.

ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE.