[Jobs] Perl Unit Test Framework Developer: Contract

Steve Purkis steve.purkis at net-a-porter.com
Thu May 27 13:47:00 BST 2010

Hi all,

We're looking for an experienced Perl developer to join our Backend
Development Team for a 3 month contract to work on our Unit Test frameworks.
Reporting to the Backend Team Manager, successful candidates will be
passionate about Perl and Test Driven Development.

The Role:
* Build Unit Test Frameworks for our applications
    o  APIs to simplify testing
    o  Performance & coverage tools
* Whip our test suites into shape, considering:
    o  Performance
    o  Maintenance
    o  Coverage
* Update our automated build systems
* Educate the Backend Dev team on TDD & use of the frameworks
* Ensure test suites are kept up-to-date & passing
* Define the team¹s testing processes with the Backend Team Manager
Essential Skills and Requirements:
* An excellent understanding of Perl & Linux conventions
* Previous experience building test frameworks in Perl
    o  Test::* modules
    o  Hudson (or similar build systems, eg: Buildbot)
    o  Selenium
* Knowledge of CPAN modules and frameworks, particularly:
    o  DBI, DBIx::Class, Catalyst, Template Toolkit and Moose
* Some knowledge of Web UIs (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) & APIs (JSON & XML)
* Apache + mod_perl / FCGI
* An understanding of Agile development methodologies
* Exposure to JavaScript frameworks (ideally YUI & jQuery)
We are looking for candidates that:
* Are passionate about Perl & TDD
* Are good communicators with good writing skills
* Have a healthy dose of common sense and initiative
* Have a great sense of humour and attitude
This role is based in our Head Office in W12.
To Apply:
Please email an updated resume and a cover letter including your rates and
explaining why you feel you are suited to NET-A-PORTER and this role to:

   jobs at net-a-porter.com


 Steve Purkis
 Backend Team Manager @ NET-A-PORTER

Please note our new address:

1 The Village Offices, Westfield London Shopping Centre, Ariel Way,
London W12 7GF.
Tel: 020 3471 4500


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