[Dub-pm] [JOB] Two Perl programmers required

karen.jones at sophos.com karen.jones at sophos.com
Tue Feb 8 04:20:57 PST 2005

Perl Programmer

£25-30K + bonus + benefits

Reference: WUK262 - K


As a Perl Programmer, you will help develop Sophos's multilingual websites 
in Object Oriented Perl. You will also be responsible for developing and 
maintaining our website build and deployment systems. In addition to these 
programming tasks, you will be expected to take the lead in tackling any 
problems with our web applications during business hours and to work 
closely with our IT department to diagnose and fix rapidly any problems 
that affect website availability.

We require two Perl Programmers, one each for the Web department's 
Frontline and Applications Teams.  These position offer excellent 
opportunities for career and skills progression, as well as the chance to 
join a talented team of experienced developers. If you are passionate 
about programming, then this is an excellent opportunity to develop your 
career in an industry-leading company.

Both positions are based at our headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Main duties

Develop new projects using OO Perl and Apache/mod_perl 
Rapidly diagnose and fix problems within existing code 
Take the lead in troubleshooting website issues as they arise 

Experience and skills 

You will be an experienced programmer with specific expertise in writing 
web applications in Object Oriented Perl. You will also have experience of 
working with and troubleshooting our core web technologies of Perl, 
Apache, mod_perl and Unix. We expect you will be a natural multi-tasker 
with the communication skills that are necessary to work closely with 
members of other departments.

Experience writing web applications in Object Oriented Perl 
Apache configuration 
Unix, preferably FreeBSD 
Excellent troubleshooting skills 

Template Toolkit 


The remuneration package includes:

25 days' annual holiday 
Profit-related bonus scheme 
Group personal pension scheme 
Private medical insurance 
Critical illness insurance 
Death in service policy (life assurance) 
Permanent health insurance 
Travel insurance 
Personal accident cover 

Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include:

Subsidised staff restaurant 
Free beverages, fruit and pastries 
Please note: Sophos has a non-smoking policy inside its buildings.

How to apply 

Please email your CV to careers at sophos.com.

When applying for a position please be sure to quote the appropriate 
reference number and job title.

Karen Jones
Web Administrator, 

Tel: 01235 465850
Web: www.sophos.com
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