Perl Developer

  • Chicago, IL
  • Full-time

Company Description

IPsoft is a global autonomic services provider, delivering Managed Services, Platform-as-a-Service, Automation-as-a-Service and Autonomic Cloud Orchestration. The company’s mission is to power the world with expert systems. IPsoft leverages advanced autonomics that remediate, on average, more than 56 percent of IT Operations tasks including: event management, incident management, change management, request fulfillment and standard operating procedures. We globally support a wide range of enterprise customers, service providers and telecommunications companies. IPsoft’s autonomic technologies enable clients to realize lowered costs, reduced human errors and enhanced service levels. Headquartered in New York City, IPsoft has operations in 10 countries across North America, Europe and Asia. IPsoft aims to be a true partner helping businesses achieve better outcomes.

Job Description

• Install and configure Linux hosts (generally, but not limited to, Red Hat)
• Create, deploy, manage virtual hosts using VMware
• Deploy and configure various Java applications
• Deploy and configure various Apache and Tomcat installations
• Script common tasks using Perl, Bash, etc.
• Plan for and troubleshoot resource bottlenecks
• Troubleshoot problems with application, web and database performance
• Find creative solutions to ever-changing technical hurdles 
• Ability to multi-task on several projects at the same time 
• Ability to own projects, proactively driving them to completion within 
• Ability to quickly learn, and adapt new technologies to our infrastructure 
• Use knowledge of open source/existing software to adapt solutions 
• Design and deploy existing and new enterprise technologies


• Very strong Linux/Unix administration and troubleshooting skills
• TCP/IP and basic networking
• Configuring Apache and Tomcat servers
• Troubleshooting 3-tier (app, web, db) services
• Configuring and administering MySQL databases
• Create and debug MySQL queries
• Understanding of DNS and how to configure and troubleshoot it
• MTA administration and troubleshooting
• Must have good scripting knowledge (Perl, Bash primarily)
• A strong programming background is not required, but should be able to 
  do some programming and troubleshooting if needed (Java, Javascript, 
  XML primarily)
• Knowledge / use of security and password management software 
  (selinux, ossec, sssd, LDAP, Kerberos) a plus

Additional Information

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