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Senior Perl Programmer

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 systems.

Required Technical Skills

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

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

  • 5+ years Perl programming experience.

  • Database skills (Oracle a plus).

  • Web application development skills.

Professional

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

  • 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.

  • In-depth understanding of the Perl HTML::Mason module.

  • High-availability systems setup.

  • Telecom/SIP/VoIP knowledge.

  • Nagios configuration.

Personal

  • 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.

Benefits

  • 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-7359@webcdr.com.

 

Senior Linux Sys Admin

We have about 90 servers running OpenSUSE Linux. We have OpenSUSE Linux servers for our custom applications, as well as web, database, firewalls, load-balancing, and other tasks.

We are looking for someone who can help us keep our systems running, up-to-date, and available. You will be part of a devops team responsible for developing new features and managing systems.

Job Description

  • Maintain the system images on our install/build server.

  • Create/test new versions of OpenSUSE.

  • Create test harnesses to verify that new servers are running as expected.

  • Initial work to be performed at our San Francisco offices 5 days/week (M-F) until you get familiar with our systems. After that we are open to telecommuting some days each week if you wish.

  • Must be able to drive to our Santa Clara data center on an as-needed basis. (Typically once a month or less.)

Required Technical Skills

  • 5+ years Linux sys admin experience.

  • Nagios configuration skills.

  • Proven troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong Perl and bash skills.

  • Understanding of setting up, configuring, and using:

    • iptables

    • ipsec

    • ipvs

    • Nagios

    • RT

    • Network security tools

    • Mail servers (we use Postfix and CourierIMAP)

    • Xen hypervisor

  • Understanding of CVS and Git version control systems.

  • Experience in a network operations environment.

Desired Technical Skills

Our preferred candidate will have skills in one or more of the following areas. 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.

  • Corosync / Pacemaker HA clustering tools.

  • SAN/fiberchannel setup and configuration.

  • Oracle database installation and setup.

  • Cyclades console server setup.

Professional

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

  • 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.

Personal

  • 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.

Benefits

  • 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-7351@webcdr.com.