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Perl Programmer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

An innovative destination management company seeks a Perl Programmer to be responsible for the functionality of IT Systems and to write effective programming code. The ideal candidate requires working knowledge of PERL, be proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, API,Json, XML and understand relational database concepts and SQL statements.


Internal Systems -

  • Support company applications and internal / external servers.
  • Assist in the administration and maintenance of internal systems programs.
  • Administer and maintain local and web-based versions of software.
  • Assist in troubleshooting, reporting, backup and archiving.
Networking -
  • Understand the issues involved with administering and maintaining corporate infrastructure, including network connectivity, internet access, email, etc.
  • Understand the issues involved in administering and maintaining corporate WAN.
Help Desk Administration -
  • Help answer and troubleshoot user enquiries.
  • Interact with internal clients to resolve help desk issues.
  • Provide responses to internal clients in a timely manner.
Asset Management -
  • Assist with the inventory management of software, hardware, and other IT supplies.
  • Assist with the purchase of software, hardware and other IT supplies.
  • Promote responsible usage and care of company equipment.
Project-related duties:

Solution Development and Delivery -
  • Assist in the design, coding, and testing of technical solutions.
  • Understand standard systems development lifecycle processes and apply these methodologies effectively on client engagements.
  • Apply knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to clients.
  • Understand project and development plans and clearly articulate roles, project goals, and timelines.
Coding Standards -
  • Accurately employ development tools.
  • Adhere to coding standards defined by internal guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of PERL programming language.
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS and JavaScript scripting language.
  • Understand relational database concepts and SQL statements.
  • PHP, API, Json, XML would be advantageous.
  • Understands the professional development process and becomes actively involved by setting challenging goals and meeting them through continuous learning.
  • Seeks input from mentors and supervisors.
  • Actively applies feedback received to day-to-day work and strives to improve performance.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 04 May 07:48

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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