[Phoenix-pm] Job Opportunity

Douglas E. Miles doug at veritablesoftware.com
Wed Oct 31 08:33:01 PDT 2012

Passing this along...

Senior Perl Developer/Object-Oriented Programmer

High-volume ecommerce environment

The candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing, 
entrepreneurial environment. Individual must be able to work 
independently as well as collaboratively. Must be resourceful and be 
able to understand the full breadth of how the company works together. 
Individual must be a creative thinker, confident and able to express 
ideas in a clear, well thought out manner. Ability to multi-task and 
prioritize deadlines is a must. Teamwork, solid written and oral 
communication skills, and the ability to think on your feet are 
expected. Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and have strong 
multi-tasking abilities. Above all else, you must, at your core, be a 
problem-solver, a sleuth, and incurably inquisitive. We are looking for 
someone that has a passion for software development and can pick-up 
software languages quickly.


Understand and contribute to a large existing codebase, including new 
features, refactoring, and debugging
Identify and solve technical problems
Implement complex requirements and work with a deep dependency chain
Contribute to the design and architecture of our code
Plan and prioritize work for large projects into phased deliverables


Team player
5 years software engineering experience
Experience in writing software that is scalable and easily supportable.
Advanced skills in one or more of the following languages: Perl, Java, 
javascript, C++, C#, Adobe Flex PERL IS HIGHLY PREFERRED because coding 
for these projects will use perl/mod_perl.
Experience building enterprise-wide web applications
Experience with front-end and server-side web development is highly 
Can communicate and collaborate effectively with both technical and 
non-technical colleagues
Learns new languages, skills, and technologies quickly, with minimal 
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Comfortable using revision control (SVN, CVS)
Familiar with object-oriented design
Familiar with web standards and protocols - HTML, Cookies, HTTP, etc
Desirable Experience/Skills: mod_perl, MySQL, Oracle, Linux, Template 
Toolkit, Apache
International web development
Undergraduate degree in computer science or related experience.

Contact: Christina <pushaw at usc.edu>

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