[Jobs] [JOB] Perl software engineer, RIPE NCC, Amsterdam
Jos I. Boumans
openings at ripe.net
Thu Aug 9 14:47:55 BST 2007
Company: The RIPE NCC
Job Title: PERL SOFTWARE ENGINEER FOR DATABASE GROUP
Description: The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) is one
of five Regional Internet Registries providing Internet resource
allocations, registration services and coordination activities that
support the operation of the Internet globally. The organisation is
set up as a not-for-profit association and the working language is
English. The environment is internationally orientated with staff
from more than 20 countries.
We are currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer for our
Database Group that provides system and software development and
maintenance for the RIPE Database and related projects.
You will be working in an environment with professional,
knowledgeable and enthusiastic engineers where getting things right
is more important than just getting it done.
This position is based in our office in the center of Amsterdam.
In addition to the general qualifications that you can find on our
website, we are specifically looking for someone who has:
♦ Strong, demonstrated knowledge of OO Perl in a UNIX environment
♦ Strong knowledge of relational databases and SQL, particularly MySQL
♦ Experience in software development, testing/QA and deployment
♦ Some practical experience in C, networking and Linux environments
♦ An undergraduate or higher degree in Computer Science or a similar
discipline, or equivalent professional experience
♦ Strong written and spoken English
♦ The ability to learn quickly and be an excellent team player
The following qualifications are desirable:
♦ Experience in database performance tuning and clustering,
♦ Experience working in Agile development environments (XP/Scrum)
♦ Experience with source code control systems, SVN/SVK preferred
♦ Experience and understanding of designing and implementing
clustered, high performance (server) systems
♦ Affinity with the Open Source community, preferably by
♦ Affinity with the Internet Service Provider (ISP) environment and
♦ Experience with MVC frameworks such as Catalyst, database
abstraction layers such as DBIx::Class and templating systems such as
Template Toolkit. Contributions to the CPAN will also be considered a
We encourage applicants from all countries in our service region to
The annual salary for this position is between € 41,872 and €
52,287. The RIPE NCC also offers excellent secondary benefits to our
employees, including a relocation package for expats, help with
finding somewhere to live, 30 days vacation plus public holidays and
a generous training allowance.
See http://www.ripe.net/employment/ for the full list of benefits.
Please state the Job Reference Number 0823-001 and your full name in
the subject line of your e-mail. Please also let us know where you
first saw this advertisement.
You can find more information about us at: http://www.ripe.net/info/ncc/
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