[sf-perl] [job] Senior Perl Programmer

Earl Ruby earl at ruby.org
Tue Jan 3 20:13:49 PST 2012

Senior Perl Programmer

http://www.webcdr.com/about/careers (second listing on the page)

You will be developing hosted software for the telecom industry using
Perl, Linux, Apache, Oracle, and Javascript. You will be part of a
devops team responsible for developing new features and managing
Required Technical Skills

    Strong software development skills: requirements, architecture,
design, implementation, and maintenance.

    4-year Computer Science, Math, or related degree, or equivalent experience.

    6+ years Perl programming experience.

    Strong Linux sysadmin abilities including knowledge of iptables,
ipsec, ipvs, Nagios, SMTP, Xen, Git, Apache.

    Database skills (Oracle a plus).

    Web application development skills.


    Excellent spoken and written English. This position requires
direct customer interaction for requirements gathering and application

    Proven ability to document what you do.

    Highly productive; revenue aware.

    Ability to accept direction and instruction from management.

    Ability to track and communicate status of your projects to
management on a recurring basis.

    Ability to help clients via telephone and email.

Desired (not required) technical skills

These are desired skills. If there are gaps in your knowledge we have
no problem teaching you if you want to learn new skills. We like
people who like to learn new skills.

    Understanding of setting up and configuring ospf, bonding, BGP,
managed switches.

    High-availability systems setup.

    Telecom/SIP/VoIP knowledge.

    Cyclades console server setup.


    Highly intelligent, innovative problem-solver.

    Detail oriented with strong follow-through.

    Ability to learn new concepts quickly.

    Happy working solo or in a team.

    Reliable, trustworthy, honest.

    Sense of humor a must.


    As close to BART as you can get (building has its own entrance
inside the Montgomery BART station).

    Medical, dental, vision, paid vacation.

    Centrally located in San Francisco near restaurants, cafes, etc.

We require three professional references from candidates at the
preliminary interview. We perform credit and criminal background
checks on candidates after the second interview per our corporate
security policy. No phone calls or visits without prior invitation.

Absolutely no agents or third party inquiries.

If you're interested, e-mail your resume and a cover letter
introducing yourself to job-6343 at webcdr.com.

Earl Ruby

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