BBC Future Media is looking for an experienced, professional and enthusiastic
Perl Developer to join our world-class team responsible for delivering
services to a suite of major BBC online products, including BBC iPlayer.
The Platform API team is our team dedicated to the ingest and serving of
public-facing BBC and non-BBC programme and user metadata. We are part of the
engineering team in our Platform department that is in turn part of the wider
BBC Future Media (FM) division. We provide shared software/hardware services
built to power BBC Online’s programme based propositions across a range of
platforms from web to mobile and IPTV. These services include programme
metadata APIs, rights and metadata management tools, as well as audio and
The role require an excellent knowledge of Perl, web frameworks (Catalyst,
Mason, TT) RESTful web services, security, caching, architecting for
performance, mysql and web standards, along with proven experience of working
in a mixed discipline team on large scale web application projects.
• To write robust, scalable, high-performance, world-class code using object
oriented Perl, Apache, mysql, memcached and other server side technologies to
create dynamic web applications with multiple data serialisations
• To write reusable code ...