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Posted: November 12, 2012
Job title: Senior Perl Developer
Company name: DreamHost
Internal ID: 42-401
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, open to telecommuting
Pay rate: based on experience
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
DreamHost is a successful web hosting company with over 300,000 customers.
We’ve been in business since 1997 and offer our clients shared hosting,
virtual private servers, dedicated hosting, and domain registration.
DreamHost is currently building out our hosted cloud computing products
(cloud compute and cloud storage) and we’re also the creators and primary
sponsors of the Open Source project, Ceph. DreamHost is also an awesome
place to work and we’re looking for great people to join our team! To
support our growth, we’re hiring a Senior Developer to work on our amazing
Strategy & Planning:
Design, implement and maintain multiple product modules.
Participate in sprint planning meetings and daily stand-ups.
Acquisition & Deployment:
Build public hosting products that will be used by hundreds of thousands of
Perform complex product design activities which may require extensive
research and analysis.
Troubleshoot and fix bugs on modules that you’re responsible for.
Document the development work that you’re responsible for.
Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure.
A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to the work.
Able to work alone on a broad variety of projects.
Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in
course of work.
Good professional appearance.
Strong level of influence and negotiation skills.
Able to deliver effective results, meet tight deadlines and targets.
Good judgment and decision-making skills.
Able to motivate and empower others to reach organizational goals.
Be able to thrive in an agile development environment (Scrum)
Understand the DevOps model and how that practically applies to a hosting
Possess a burning passion regarding innovation and new technologies
6-10 years experience designing and writing complex, scalable applications
Experience solving large scaling issues
Flexible enough to quickly adapt and learn new technology
6+ years developing application on Linux operating system environments.
3+ years of hands-on networking experience including functional knowledge
of HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP and related networking protocols and technologies.
Strong familiarity with SSH, FTP, SCP, HTTP, DNS protocols.
Solid, functional understanding of Client/Server fundamentals.
Strong familiarity with virtualized environments (KVM).
Experience with Redmine or similar defect-tracking system.
Experience with source control systems (git/svn).
Experience with Linux operating system/application development.
Proven problem solving ability.
Expert knowledge in Python, Perl. C, C++ a big plus.
Experience with virtualization, preferably on multiple hypervisors.
Experience with hosting companies is a plus.
Website for more information: http://www.dh-careers.com
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