SPUG: JOB: Entry Level Web Perl programmer for Internet Retailer

SPUG Jobs jobs-noreply at seattleperl.org
Thu Jun 8 09:35:46 PDT 2006

CollegeGear.com, the largest and most powerful collaboration of collegiate
and pro licensed manufacturers and retailers on the Internet, is currently
seeking a Perl programmer. If you have had good experiences with Perl and
you're looking for some place to get your foot in the door to do some real
Perl work, this is worth your attention. We seek a bright, self motivated
Perl programmer to work on our internally developed web applications. This
is a great place to learn about Internet retail business operations from
the inside and a lot of Perl from an expert.

What we offer:
- a small, growing company
- fast development cycles
- your efforts are visible and have immediate impact on the business
- CollegeGear.com started in 1997 and is an industry leader
- a highly motivated team

Required skills:
- 2 years Perl programming (independent or for hire) OR at least 4 years
  programming in another language (C, Java, COBOL, Fortran, etc.) for hire
  in a results oriented business.
- 4 years successfully working closely with other people. This can be in
  any field of gainful employement.
- 2 years working in web-based application development (involving
  generation of HTML, CSS, or Javascript). The specific language is not as
  important as understanding the concepts of web pages, application flow,
  and application state.
- Excellent verbal and written communications.
- Clear and consistent coding style, willing to adapt to a corporate
  coding standard.

Desired skills:
- Developing or modifying a functioning Perl-based e-commerce system.
- Any kind of work in the retail/warehouse/distribution industry.
- Database design & SQL.
- Experience using any of the following Perl modules: HTML::Template,
  Template Toolkit, DBI, CGI::Application, Catalyst or another Perl-based
  MVC framework.

Bonus points for any of the following:
- Debian GNU/Linux administration or package maintenance.
- Object oriented programming concepts, from a pragmatic viewpoint.
- A love of the Perl language.

Travel: none
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Length of employment: long-term
Hours: Full time
Onsite: Yes
Location: Seattle, WA
Compensation: USD $25k to $40k DOE 

Send text (ASCII) cover letter and resume to:
  perl+spment [at] collegegear [dot] com

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