Synacor: Senior Perl Developer

Posted by | October 27, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Buffalo, NY


Synacor is the country’s leading provider of premium
service delivery platforms and private-label portals that enable Internet
Service Providers (ISPs) to easily bundle a wide variety of free and
subscription-only value-added services into their Internet offering. We are
seeking experienced, well-rounded and creative Perl developers to join our growing Buffalo team of over two
hundred like-minded individuals.
The Senior Perl Developer is responsible for development duties
Development, documentation, and maintenance of
APIs used by web-based applications in our portal and premium service
Providing technical consultation and expertise
to Product Managers and other Synacor staff members.
Participating in technical planning and
architectural exercises
Conducting peer reviews in an agile
Other duties as assigned.
The Senior
 will have extensive
experience in Modern Perl and have significant experience using the Solr search
What you’ll need to bring to the table:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the
equivalent work experience.
Three to five years experience in software or
website development; proven experience developing large-scale database-driven
applications a plus
Strong professional experience programming with
Experience with the Solr search platform is
Knowledge of Catalyst web application
Must have experience with test-driven
Knowledge of Apache and mod_perl a plus
Excellent communication skills, and ability to
Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. 
Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent
vending machines.  Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for
the executives.  Teamwork is an everyday occurrence, and is made easy with
our new open workspaces.  Our leadership team understands that the best
results come from collaboration, so we hire the best and brightest and then let
them do what they do best: create cutting-edge products and provide exemplary
customer service.  Synacor’s headquarters is located along Buffalo’s
waterfront in the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to enjoy the serenity
of nature is as easy as walking 1,000 feet or so to the water. We even have a
lakefront gazebo with wi-fi connection!  And if that’s not enough,
 Synacor pays 100% of health care premiums for employees AND dependents,
offers stock option participation, a healthy bonus potential and a very
generous paid time off policy. Working with some of the largest cable, telecom
and satellite providers, Synacor’s products and online services reach over 25
million high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide.  We are looking for
great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were
hired to do.

To apply:
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