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Senior Software Engineer - Perl


Job Title:
Senior Software Engineer - Perl

Job Ref:
1684

Location:
Tower Bridge, SE1

Brand:
Zoopla

Discipline:
Technology

Job Description

We are seeking a hard-working, high-performing senior 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

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.