[Melbourne-pm] Seeking contract Perl programmer

Giorgilli, Peter (P.) pgiorgil at ford.com
Thu Sep 7 21:40:39 PDT 2006

Dear Melbourne Perl Mongers,

I'm currently working under contract to Ford Credit Australia Ltd as
Perl programmer/UNIX sysadmin on whose behalf I'm now posting to the
list. As a preface to what follows: they have been underwhelmed by the
response to their job ("seek.com.au") ad seeking the services of a
contract Perl programmer, which is why I suggested posting here. Without
further ado...

Ford Credit Australia Ltd is seeking the services of a contract Perl

This position is now being advertised on "seek.com.au". Search for "Ford
Perl Linux SLES" and you should find the online job ad, the text of
which is also included below.

Note, please direct job applications via "seek.com.au" or simply reply
to this email and attach your resume in PDF-format, or MS Word if you




St Kilda Road Location 
Finance Industry 
12 month contract 

Ford Credit is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of the Ford Motor
Company dedicated to providing automotive finance to more than 11
million customers in 36 countries.  Our business is fast paced, consumer
oriented and requires people with who can be effective in dealing with a
variety of cultures.
Our Melbourne based office is responsible for the delivery and support
of applications operating throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America.
We are seeking a PERL Programmer with strong knowledge of Linux/Unix to
play an important role in a major project migrating a regional
application to a new Linux/Oracle platform.
You will assess client requirements, design, implement and maintain
programming solutions, provide recommendations for process and
programming improvements and develop reporting and monitoring systems.
To be considered for this position you must possess the following skills
and personal characteristics:

* Professional qualifications in a IT or related discipline
* Minimum 3 years commercial experience within a similar role
* Extensive knowledge of PERL scripting (highly competent)
* Strong SQL scripting skills (PERL DBI preferred)
* In depth working knowledge of Linux SLES 9
* Ability to resolve issues/problems independently
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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