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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

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.

About ZPG (www.zpg.co.uk)

ZPG owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted digital brands that help empower smarter property and household decisions including Zoopla, uSwitch, Money, PrimeLocation and SmartNewHomes.

We are also one of the leading residential property data and software providers with a range of products including Hometrack, Calcasa, TechnicWeb, Ravensworth, Alto, Jupix, ExpertAgent, PropertyFile and MoveIT. Our websites and apps attract over 50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners use our services.

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