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Perl Developer

Job Title:
Perl Developer

Job Ref:

Tower Bridge, SE1



Job Description

Salary £45,000 to £65,000

Closing date for applications is 28th of September

We are seeking hard-working, high-performing software developers who want to make a difference, and are not afraid of a challenge to join our dedicated team based in Central London. Our development team builds 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 Linux, Apache, Perl (/Mason), MySQL, Amazons WebServices (EC2, RDS etc.), Gearman, Memcached and other technologies. You will be joining a small and friendly group of developers in an exciting and ambitious company where your work can make a big difference.

Key Responsibilities:
We are looking to recruit Perl developers to help us build new features and enhancements to our platform - this includes the APIs that drive our website, back-end tools, intensive/distributed data processing, search technology, complex valuation algorithms, and server control functionality.

Skills required:
You will consider yourself an excellent problem-solver, will enjoy a flexible working environment and a strong team culture.

You will need good communication skills as well as technical ability.

You will need to understand the importance of building structured code that is highly scalable, secure, reliable and robust.

You will need to thrive in a challenging and rewarding environment where you may need to work with all aspects of our systems - software engineering, server configuration, software evaluation, scripting, QA.


  • Perl platform development
  • Database / data-processing experience


  • Linux, Apache, MySQL, HTML, AWS

Working for Us

Were based in a vibrant area thats 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 many great features, from the gym, games room and in-house barista to the free breakfasts and snacks.

Youll be part of a cross-functional agile team that comprises frontend and backend developers, QA, UX and visual designers and a product owner, holding regular planning, retro and demo sessions.

About us:

ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG) ("ZPG") owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted home-related digital platforms including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, Hometrack and Property Software Group. Our mission is to provide the most useful resources for consumers when finding, moving or managing their home and be the most effective partner for related businesses.

We help consumers to understand the property and home services comparison markets and make smarter decisions, whilst helping professionals to win more business and operate more effectively. Our multi-brand, multi-channel approach creates a unique and unrivalled proposition with our websites and mobile apps attracting over 50 million visits per month and over 24,000 business partners using our services.

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